Canada-India Centre for Excellence (CICE)

Located in the heart of Canada’s capital, CICE is a research and training centre in the areas of energy, trade, and science and technology. The centre works closely with its partners in India to undertake research to help strengthen the Canada-India partnership. Some of CICE’s partners in India include IIT-Bombay, BITS Pilani, TERI University, Delhi University.

CICE’s Strategic Objectives:

Objective 1: Support Policy-Relevant Research

The Centre brings together stakeholders to look at critical issues impacting the Canada-India partnership and explore opportunities and challenges. The Centre is currently working on projects related to India’s GHG emissions, smart cities infrastructure requirements, clean water technologies for remote and rural communities, and “Make in India” review for Canadian businesses.

Objective 2: Capacity Building

CICE offers workshops and professional development courses to businesses, public officials, and academic administrators for more effective engagement. For a list of our programs, please see here.

Objective 3: Knowledge Dissemination

CICE operates the Knowledge Hub to promote better understanding of key policy issues between the two countries. The platform also features a bi-monthly Newsletter that provides relevant policy updates from Canada and India.

The Centre is also proud to host the annual Dhahan Lecture series.