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Susan Hockfield, the first MIT president to visit India while in office, met with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

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  • MIT forges new ties with India - Dec. 5, 2007
    President Susan Hockfield led an MIT delegation on a historic trip to India Nov. 16-24, meeting with key government and business leaders and strengthening ties between the Institute and the world's largest democracy.
  • This is a moment of great energy and optimism in India; MIT is by nature an optimistic, forward-looking place. If we can combine our strengths and capitalize on our shared opportunities, I believe India and MIT can make almost limitless progress together - in creating new knowledge, in shaping new leaders and in making important gains against the daunting challenges of our generation.
  • MIT and India to create health science and technology institute - Nov. 19, 2007
    MIT and the government of India's Department of Biotechnology today launched a partnership that will result in the creation of a new Translational Health Science and Technology Institute in India. The new institute will include faculty from multiple disciplines and professions.
  • MIT launches new global innovation initiative - Nov. 19, 2007
    MIT has announced a new initiative that will strengthen, connect and accelerate its innovation efforts around the globe. The International Innovation Initiative will facilitate future interactions between MIT researchers and the global venture capital community.

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