IIT KGP Foundation Supported COVID Test Kit Hits the Market

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'COVIRAP', the COVID-19 Test Kit developed at IIT-Kharagpur by lead researchers Professor Suman Chakraborty, Dr. Arindam Mondal and their research group has been licensed for commercialization to the Rapid Diagnostic Group of Companies, India and Bramerton Holdings LLC, USA. 

Monetary support was provided by IIT Kharagpur Foundation of USA and IIT Madras alumnus, Anand Rajaraman.

At a press conference at IIT Kharagpur on April 14, 2021, Ron Gupta, President of IIT Kharagpur Foundation, congratulated the entire KGP team for superb timely innovation and quick turn-around to market the product. The entire alumni population is looking forward to supporting IITKGP on similar research-market products, particularly those with large scale public impact.

Congratulations to Professor Chakraborty, Dr. Mondal, and the entire research team that made this invention a reality!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     button_are-you-planning-a-visit-to-iit-kgp                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT Kharagpur This week's speaker is Manish Kumar (98)

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IIT KGP Foundation Supported COVID Test Kit Hits the Market

IIT Kharagpur has successfully commercialized its flagship healthcare product-COVIRAP. Monetary support for this project was provided by IIT Kharagpur Foundation of USA and IIT Madras alumnus, Anand Rajaraman.

IIT-KGP inks MoU with NCDC to Promote Developments in Cooperatives, Agriculture and Allied Sectors

IIT Kharagpur and the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) have signed an MoU towards greater collaboration in issues and areas related to the development of cooperatives, agriculture and allied sectors.

IIT Kharagpur Students Startup InfinityBox Awarded Hult Prize Seed Funding

InfinityBox, an IIT Kharagpur students startup, has received the seed capital award of $100K by the Hult Prize Foundation.

IIT-KGP Research scholar Jyotsana Priyadarshani talks about 'organ-on-a-chip' research

For over two decades, researchers at IIT Kharagpur have been working on the development of affordable, portable and remote technology in the healthcare domain.

You're Invited to "Saturday Manufacturing Talks": This week's speaker is Manish Kumar ('98)

The Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology of IIT Kharagpur has kicked off a year-long webinar megaevent titled, Saturday Manufacturing Talks.
 

PanIIT USA releases April 2021 newsletter

PanIIT USA recently released their April 2021 newsletter. This month features IIT-Kharagpur alumnus, Arjun Malhotra ('70) in the IIT Alumni Spotlight.
 
 

Sri Bandyopadhyay ('68) shares "Raghu-Ram": A song that he has composed and performed

Sri Bandyopadhyay, who was selected in 2013 as 1 of Top 5 Australian Innovators for his near-whitened fly ash re-invention work, has shared his song "Raghu-Ram" with us.
 

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As many of us have visited IIT for our reunions, this one pilgrimage was sacred: visiting our room and taking a photo in front of it. Whether it was five years ago or fifty, our attachment stays strong.

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Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT Kharagpur
Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur
February 1-4, 2022: National Symposium on Cryogenics and Superconductivity 28

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