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ITI Limited signs MoU with MNNIT, Allahabad for technology collaboration

Under this MoU, ITI Limited and MNNIT will jointly organise technical meetings, international workshops, conferences, seminars, certification-based courses, faculty development programs, symposia and so on for both internal employees and external candidates
ITI Limited signs MoU with MNNIT, Allahabad for technology collaboration
ITI Limited signs MoU with MNNIT, Allahabad for technology collaboration

Allahabad/Bengaluru: ITI Limited n Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad (MNNIT) for joint collaborative research projects in cutting edge technologies. As part of this MoU, ITI Limited and MNNIT will jointly organise technical meetings, international workshops, conferences, seminars, certification-based courses, faculty development programs, symposia and so on for both internal employees and external candidates.

"The MoU will entail the exchange of faculty members and students or research scholars for the mutually agreed duration, and terms and conditions, and encourage students of MNNIT, Allahabad to collaborate as interns at ITI Limited", ITI said in an official statement. Further, both the parties will organise joint training programmes for third parties based on the technology developed through this collaboration; and help each other in consultancy projects in areas of mutual interest.

In technical areas of collaboration, ITI Limited and MNNIT will carry out research and development to bring out products with innovative technology that can be mass manufactured. Both parties will share the expertise and resources for designing and creating of testbeds for technologies like 5G, IoT & IIoT, AI, MI & Robotics, Radio & Satellite applications, and for the development of new technology of optical fibre components.

Both the parties will prepare and execute joint research projects to improve the state-of-art technology in the field of optical fibre devices and components for optical communication systems using futuristic technologies. Also, as part of this MoU, training programmes will be conducted in niche areas like Integrated Circuit design (IC), communication and cyber security by exploring joint research activities.

Speaking on this occasion ITI Limited's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Rakesh Mohan Agarwal said, “We are honoured to embark upon this collaboration with MNNIT to jointly work on futuristic technologies. We at ITI Limited have always believed in robust collaboration between industry and academia, to drive effective solutions to industry issues. Agarwal added - “Together, we will collaborate in areas of advanced technology, innovation and knowledge for sustainable changes. I am sure this partnership will provide ample opportunities for our employees to acquire advanced knowledge in emerging areas,” he said.

MNNIT Director Prof Rajeev Tripathi said, "Both, MNNIT and ITI Limited will share their expertise and resources to carry out research and development in the emerging areas of technologies like 5G, IoT, AI, Robotics and optical communication systems. Prof Tripathi added – “Also, a Centre of Excellence will be established for collaborative work and to train the trainers of ITI Limited’s internal resource persons.”

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