The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) will conduct the fourth edition of Industry Day 2022 on Saturday, December 10. According to IIT Delhi, the top leadership from over 15 large corporate and business houses will be present at the event.
“The fourth edition of the daylong event will give an opportunity to the industry to witness how IIT Delhi is working to develop technologies that will benefit both the industry and society,” IIT Delhi release read.
K Ananth Krishnan, Executive Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer, Tata Consultancy Services will be the chief guest on the occasion.
Industry Day 2022 will centre on four themes- healthcare, electric vehicles, communication technologies, clean energy and environment that are woven into country’s commitment to achieving its sustainable development goals.
The thematic sessions on healthcare, electric vehicles, communication technologies, and clean energy & environment will be attended by industry leaders, scientists, IIT Delhi faculty, research scholars, and students who will deliberate on fundamental concepts and new perspectives that will have an impact on civil society as a whole.
The annual event will display the best of IIT Delhi’s collaborative and interdisciplinary sharing through the breadth of the research presented.
Over 70 cutting-edge technologies developed by IIT Delhi researchers will be showcased as product demonstrations at the industry day. The event will also have over 150 industry-relevant concept posters created by the students of IIT Delhi.
A few examples of the cutting-edge research that will be on display include an artificial intelligence-based portable device for rapid detection of epilepsy, extremely cold climate clothing for defence personnel, a means of providing power to biomedical devices and healthcare systems, electric vehicle power converters, a hand exoskeleton for paralytics, recyclable syringes for wastewater treatment, technologies for electric vehicles, and many more.
Prof Rangan Banerjee, Director, IIT Delhi, said, “We have a number of modes of interaction with industry. We are keen to enhance our linkages with industry and play a role in providing industry with future-ready graduates as well as a competitive edge through our research. We welcome industry to explore partnerships with us through this event.”
Prof. Sunil Kumar Khare, Dean, Corporate Relations, and Research & Development, IIT Delhi, said that the themes and technologies chosen for this year’s Industry Day reflect the needs and perspectives of our internal and external research communities, and will foster industry and academic collaboration to create impact among the various stakeholder communities.