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Mojdeh Bahar, Marcella Witting at US - India Science and Technology Endowment Board at the State Department

Mojdeh Bahar, of the ARS Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) and Marcella Witting, of the ARS Office of International Research Programs (OIRP) participated in the 12th meeting of the US - India Science and Technology Endowment Board (STEB) at the State Department on December 12, 2014. Discussion topics included a status update on the 5th call for proposals for STEB funding, and a briefing on the recent Price Waterhouse Cooper auditing firm's review of the US-India Science and Technology Endowment Fund's processes and administration.The Endowment Fund funds research projects for the "public good", including technology transfer and commercialization. US and Indian collaborators in 2014 were supported for research on low-cost medical examination equipment, affordable safe drinking water, stress-tolerant crops, and low-cost building materials.

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