Capitalisation of Transboundary Collaboration in the Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology (ISCB)

This study evaluates the transboundary collaboration (mainly between countries and disciplines) within the Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology. The results shall benefit the international research and development community.

Fiche signalétique

  • Département HESB|Haute école des sciences agronomiques,forestières et alimentaires
  • Pôle de recherche Systèmes de production agricole économes en ressources
  • Champ de recherche Agriculture internationale et développement rural
  • Durée (prévue) 01.01.2017 - 31.01.2018
  • Responsable du projet Pia Fehle
  • Direction du projet Pia Fehle
  • Équipe du projet Rahel Wyss
    Dominique Guenat
    Pia Fehle
    Sebastian Mengel
    Karin Zbinden
  • Partenaires - établissements de recherche, y c. BFH ISCB
  • Mots-clés Transboundary research, interdisciplinary research, capitalization of experiences

Contexte initial

In the frame of the Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology (ISCB) Indian and Swiss biotechnologists and, since 2013, socioeconomists jointly do research and product development for sustainable agriculture in India. This study analyses and evaluates the transboundary research collaboration (mainly between countries and disciplines) within ISCB since 2013 by means of an online survey, key informant interviews and workshops with all researchers involved in the programme.


To analyse and evaluate the transboundary collaboration within ISCB phase IV (2013-2017) and to draw lessons for future research and development projects.

Compétences clés

Evaluation and capitalization of experiences; survey, key informant interview, workshop moderation; qualitative data collection and analysis