Modes of engagement with industry partner

In addition, our engagement with industries include also

  • Licensing of patents and transferring of technology. We have a well-defined IPR policy in this matter, which we have described in the next section.

  • Testing of material characteristics. IIT Kanpur is home to large number of state of the art experimental facilities, which are available for usage. Please contact Associate Dean for Industrial collaboration ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for availability/usage of any facility. A nominal user fee is charged which essentially meets the expenditure for maintaining the facility and any other recurring expenditure.

  • Variety of academic programs customized to needs of industry. These programs include, industry sponsored post-doctoral research fellowship, full/part time Masters/PhD programs leading to a degree, short-term courses customized for meeting the specific needs of industry and hands on training program on operation and maintenance of variety of experimental facilities.

"You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water"

By Rabindranath Tagore