Collaboration agreement on nanomaterials

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences recently signed a five year collaboration agreement with Coimbatore Institute of Technology on nanomaterials for clean energy and health applications.

The agreement marks the start of a four year funded project within the government funded UTFORSK programme.

The project will be managed by the Department of Computing, Mathematics and Physics at Campus Bergen and has a budget of 2 million NOK. The University of Bergen and relevant enterprises in India and Norway are also part of the project collaboration.

The focus for the collaboration is student and staff mobility, development of a joint post graduate course in Nano Materials for Solar Cell Applications, involvement of enterprises in Norway and India for student internships and development of new theoretical and experimental models in the field of nanomaterials for clean energy and health applications.