IIT-Kharagpur unveils eastern zone's first research park at Rajarhat
The Times of India (August 28, 2019)
KOLKATA: The 65th convocation of IIT-Kharagpur on Tuesday was marked by the launch of the Institute's first ever research park. This is the first of its kind in eastern India, which will provide a platform to create a self-sustained, healthy, vibrant, innovative ecosystem based on the spirit of collaborative research and consultancy between industry and academia. The research park was digitally inaugurated by Ramesh Pokhriyal, minister of Human Resource Development on Tuesday.
Spread over 10 acres in the Rajarhat area, and built at a cost of close to Rs 100 crore, the G+9 research park seeks to develop and impart skills on product development, technology transfer, technology commercialization and patenting. It is equipped with a state-of-the-art incubation and research centre with over 70,000 square feet of space dedicated to research and development, incubation and National Mission Labs. (Read More)