Country’s Leading Industrialists to Discuss Ways for Strengthening Industry-Academia Relationship at IITGN

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Leading industrialists from across the country will discuss ways for strengthening industry-academia relationship at Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar.


Ahmedabad, Gujarat, May 09, 2014 -(PressReleasePoint)- Leading industrialists from across the country will discuss ways for strengthening industry-academia relationship at Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) at an event called “Industry Partnership Retreat” on May 9, 2014 (Friday). The event which is held for the first time is a part of IITGN’s plan to expand and scale-up its engagement and communication with industry.

More than 30 industrialists will take part in the discussions. IITGN Director Prof Sudhir K Jain and several senior faculty members of the Institute will also take part in the event.

The Institute already has strong, ongoing relationships with several companies, such as Underwriters Laboratories (UL), The Ricoh Company Ltd and Nielsen LLC. The Retreat aims to develop a roadmap for engaging with industry in an effective and sustainable manner. The discussion will cover topics such as: how industry looks at academia and how to build effective communication channels that can bridge the gap between different expectations of academia and industry. The event will also identify various ways in which IITGN can contribute to industry.

Speaking about the Retreat, Prof Jain said, “IIT Gandhinagar has benefited immensely from the engagement with several eminent people from industry, in the area of research, academic and professional programs. This retreat will help us widen this relationship and identify our priorities towards it over the next few years. ”

You are cordially invited to come and join us for Lunch. Please find the list of expected participants in the attachment.

For further details please contact:
Dayananda Meitei: 09925111702 / dayananda.m@iitgn.ac.in


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