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UChicago, IIT Bombay form new science and technology partnership

IIT Bombay's main building overlooking the "Knowledge Tree" sculpture

Collaboration to spur innovation in fields ranging from quantum to AI to data science

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) and the University of Chicago announced on Sept. 8 a science and technology partnership to promote cooperation in fields such as quantum information science, climate and energy, advanced microelectronics, artificial intelligence and data science. IIT Bombay also has joined the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE), headquartered at the University of Chicago, as an international partner.

The CQE announcement was highlighted during a meeting between President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 summit in New Delhi, India. UChicago’s new partnership with IIT Bombay reaffirms the goals of the U.S.-India initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET) to elevate and expand strategic partnership between the two countries’ governments, businesses and academic institutions.

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Additional coverage:

Joint Statement from India and the United States [White House Briefing Room]

IIT Bombay forms new science and tech partnership with University of Chicago [India Today]

IIT Bombay, University of Chicago partner to promote cooperation in science and technology [The Indian Express]

India-US institute will operate virtually; open for higher educational centres [Hindustan Times]

IIT Bombay, University of Chicago form new collaborative science & technology partnership [Times Now]

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