Linking Scientists in US, Russia, China, Korea, Canada, The Netherlands, India, Egypt, Singapore and Nordic Countries with Advanced Cyberinfrastructure
The United States - India Science and Technology Endowment Fund has opened a call for proposals:
"Commercializing Technologies for Societal Impact"
Grant up to Rs. 2.50 crore or $ 500,000 (approx. subject to dollar exchange rate).
Submission Deadline: 29 February 2012 (11:59 PM, Pacific Standard Time)
To select and support through a grants program financially promising joint US-India entrepreneurial initiatives. These initiatives can originate from government, academic, non-governmental or commercial entities, and any combination thereof provided they focus on applied R&D, incorporate a business plan and proof of commercial concept, and have significant sustainable commercial potential.
The governments of the United States of America (through the Department of State) and India (through the Department of Science & Technology) have established the United States - India Science & Technology Endowment Fund for promotion of joint activities that would lead to innovation and techno-preneurship through the application of science and technology. The aim of the Fund is to support and foster joint applied R&D togenerate public good through commercialization of technology achieved through sustained partnerships between US and Indian researchers and entrepreneurs.
For more information: http://www.indousstf.org/US-India-Endowment-Board1.html
GLORIAD's measurement, monitoring and cybersecurity systems are driven by Carter Bullard's excellent (and open-source) Argus system.
GLORIAD's US home is at the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment of the University of Tennessee.
This web site is provided by the US-Russia Friends & Partners Program.