The FP7 portfolio of projects contains a coordination and support action to increase the collaboration with India: EUINCOOP.
This project is now checking how much interest there is in the HiPEAC community for a business tour to some Indian hotspots
in computing systems. The aim of such a tour is to network with Indian colleagues and to initiate collaborations of all kinds –
research, training, mobility, …
The program could be as follows:
Land in Delhi
Day -2 and -1: Visit to Tajmahal and Jaipur [Optional]
Day 1: Delhi: Visit to IIT-Delhi (and possible meeting with Govt. officials)
Day 2: Bombay: Visit IIT Bombay, and possibly some industrial research organisation
Day 3: Bangalore: Visit to IISc, CDAC and IIIT
Day 4: Workshop organisation with industrial participation
Day 5: Visits in and around Bangalore [Optional]
Leave for Europe
The best period to organize it is Sept/Oct 2012 (Good weather conditions after the Monsoon season)
The estimated cost would be 3000-5000 € depending on the duration (optional parts), and the cost of the hotels.