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Industry Engagement

  • Engaging with us

    The IIT Kanpur-La Trobe University Research Academy looks forward to working with industry, utility, R&D and Government organizations through partnership in its Joint Doctoral Degree Program and research & development activities on various thematic areas relevant to the emerging Smart Cities concept. The Research Academy is open to discuss models of cooperation with organizations leading to joint development of a qualified workforce and Intellectual Property.


  • By collaborating with us, you will:

    1. Identify a solution to your business needs (through joint development of a research challenge)
    2. Receive access to intellectual property exclusivity without ambiguity
    3. Receive access to state-of-the-art laboratories and instrumentation facilities at both IIT Kanpur and La Trobe University
    4. Receive exclusive invitations to theme-based workshops/seminars/conferences at the Research Academy
    5. Have a pipeline of identifiable talent through the IIT Kanpur-La Trobe University Joint Doctoral Degree Program as prospective employees
    6. Have access to extensive networks in government and industries in both countries


  • Ways of Engagement:

    1. Doctoral degree driven research and development
    2. Collaborative research and co-location of R&D resources in the Research Academy
    3. Support and incubation of start-up companies or establish company spin-offs
    4. Sponsoring Ph.D. students


  • Research Links & Services

    The Research Academy employs an innovative, multidisciplinary approach to R & D and aims to develop a tailored approach with each industry and government partner to effectively meet individual research needs


  • We offer a range of services including:

    1. Access to bright students from both the institutions, who are capable of undertaking research that focuses on your business needs
    2. Collaborative research
    3. Consultancy
    4. Joint ventures
    5. Support and incubation of start-up companies or established company spin-offs
    6. Outsourced research and development (contract/sub-contract)
    7. Research training that can be provided on a cohort exchange or contract basis