ACS/CRSI Collaboration Alliance
On the 16th of February 2017, the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) entered into a collaborative alliance. The alliance agreement recognize the importance of cooperation between the Indian and U.S. chemical communities in scientific, educational, and public outreach projects. The agreement will be characterized by the shared commitment to cooperation in service to chemical scientists, engineers, students, educators and professionals in France and the United States.
In futherance of a productive relationship, the ACS and CRSI agree to the following joint engagements and activities for the period of 2017 to 2020:
- To organize joint seminars, conferences and other professional meetings at mutally-agreeable locations in India featuring topics of shared interest to academic researchers and industry practicioners;
- To explore collaborative efforts to advannce the chemical enterprise globally;
- To create a joint CRSI-ACS Advisory Group to identify further opportunities for coordination and collaboration within the stipulated timeframe.
The Chemical Research Society of India was established in 1999 as part of the 50th Anniversary of the Country’s Independence. Currently, the CRSI represents around 1800 lifetime members, who participate in the study, practice, teaching and promotion of chemistry.
The main objectives of the CRSI are to recognize, promote and foster talent in chemistry and chemical sciences and to improve the quality of chemical education at all levels. The CRSI organizes conferences, seminars, workshops, symposia and other related programmes to facilitate and promote research in all branches of chemistry.