The Aston India Centre for Applied Research (AICAR) is the platform for India related research activities at Aston University. The objective of AICAR is to enable the creation and dissemination of multidisciplinary knowledge that will significantly help both researchers and practitioners to improve operations and performance of corporations in India or with Indian interests. The Centre then creates the opportunity for interdisciplinary and coordinated research and consultancy into emerging themes suitable for firms operating/interested in India. It brings together the expertise of world-renowned scholars and practitioners to carry out cutting edge research, which is relevant to today’s dynamic business environment.
AICAR regularly hosts visiting scholars and practitioners from India. Over the past decade or so, researchers at the Centre have successfully conducted research projects in 200 + India based firms in different sectors.