• Partnerships,

The Heritage Network meets for its annual General Assembly at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

On June 1st and 2nd, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid welcomed the 6th Heritage General Assembly on Boadilla Campus, in Madrid.

from June 1, 2023 to June 2, 2023

The GA was kicked off by H.E. Mr. Dinesh K. Patnaik, Indian Ambassador to Spain Prof. Guillermo Cisneros, UPM Rector, and Prof. Raghunathan Rengaswamy, Dean, Global Engagement at IIT Madras and President of the Heritage Network since 2021.
Organized every year alternatively in Europe and India, this General Assembly was the occasion for its participants to think together about a theme of priority: “Sustainability”. The participants could attend and present conferences revolving around this theme, for some of them applied to their theme of research, for others about current practices adopted by their University in this direction. The different presentations are available on this page.

During the annual General Assembly, several decisions about the network overall management are also taken. In 2023, those consisted in:
  • Election of TU Dublin as 30th member of the Heritage Network, see full list of members on this page.
  • Nomination of IIT Roorkee as host of the 2024 General Assembly
  • Election of 3 new SEC members (2 Indian representatives, 1 European representative), see list of current SEC members and information about the network governance on this page.
The HERITAGE NETWORK aims to strengthen Higher Education Cooperation (in research and education) between Europe and India in the field of Engineering Sciences. There are now 16 Indian and 14 European members who aim, as a network to:
  • Develop academic and research exchanges between partner institutions, and foster high level educational programmes in Engineering, Sciences, Design and Technology between Europe and India
  • Organize yearly workshops on scientific and technical topics of mutual interest
  • Be a reference for the European and Indian governments and gain influence in higher education and research cooperation internationalization policies
  • Maintain strong relationships and fruitful partnerships among the members
Learn more about the history of the Heritage Network here.

Published on June 7, 2023 Updated on May 6, 2024