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SAHYOG


Strengthening Networking on Biomass Research and Bio-waste Conversion - Biotechnology for Europe India Integration

Duration: 2011 – 2014 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Expertise: Communication and Dissemination ● www.sahyog-europa-india.eu

The main aim of the SAHYOG project is to bring together leading organisations in the field of biomass production and bio-waste conversion research carried out within EU research programmes and related programmes by Indian national institutions.

Inventories of biomass and bio-waste potentials and research projects are elaborated and analysed within SAHYOG. These inventories will be the basis for the joint Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) finally leading to a Roadmap for policymakers and researchers.

SAHYOG will ensure wide-range networking of relevant industries and scientific communities and establish linkages between on-going research and innovation projects from EU and India.

The following main activities will be implemented within SAHYOG:

  • Elaboration of inventories on important research themes, as well as on research programmes and projects in the area of biomass and bio-waste.
  • Elaboration of a Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) to facilitate concerted planning of future EU-India research initiatives in the area of biomass and bio-waste.
  • Definition of a Roadmap identifying key goals for cooperation of stakeholders from Europe and India.
  • Twinning of projects from India and Europe in order to ensure exchange of information, data, materials
    and methods.
  • Short-term exchanges of junior and senior researchers based on transparent calls for proposals for young talents and senior experts from India and Europe.
  • Organisation of summer schools in Europe and India involving renowned international lecturers.
  • Organisation of several stakeholder workshops and a final SAHYOG conference to ensure widespread communication of project activities and results.

Within SAHYOG WIP is responsible for overall dissemination and exploitation activities as well as the organization of stakeholder workshops and twinning of projects from India and Europe.