IIT kanpur News

News & Updates on Research, Innovations, Partnerships & more for IIT kanpur


Established in 1960 as one of the first Indian Institutes of Technology, the institute was created with the assistance of a consortium of nine US research universities as part of the Kanpur Indo-American Programme (KIAP)

During the first ten years of its existence, a consortium of nine US universities (namely MIT, UCB, California Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Carnegie Institute of Technology, University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Case Institute of Technology and Purdue University) helped set up IIT Kanpur's research laboratories and academic programmes under the Kanpur Indo-American Programme (KIAP)

IIT Kanpur is located on the Grand Trunk Road, 15 kilometres west of Kanpur City on an area of about 1,000 acres.

This section at IIT Club provides updates on research and innovation efforts from IIT Kanpur, especially those that have reached a reasonable level of commercialization or market-readiness.

Six decades old IITK gears up to revolutionize treatment

14-Nov-19

Specialization : Biotechnology

Sector : Biotechnology Healthcare Medical Electronics Pharmaceutical Science

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT Kanpur to hold roadshows in US for global alliances, faculty hiring

07-Nov-19

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IIT Kanpur's startup showcase 'Abhivyakti' begins today

05-Nov-19

Specialization : Multiple

Sector : Business Management Multiple

Types of news : Event or Program

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6 firms set up R&D bases at IIT Kanpur ‘Technopark’

02-Nov-19

Sector : Aeronautics & Aerospace Artificial Intelligence Automobile Engineering Electrical Sciences & Engineering Nanotechnology School Education

Types of news : Research or Technical Facility

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IIT Kanpur to set up center for Engineering in Medicine

02-Nov-19

Sector : Healthcare Medical Sciences

Types of news : Technical Partnership Research or Technical Facility

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Artificial rain: IIT-Kanpur hopes plan takes wings

31-Oct-19

Specialization : Civil Engineering

Sector : Chemical Engineering & Sciences Environmental Sciences Municipal & Urban Engineering Pollution Control

Types of news : Research or Innovation

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IIT Kanpur partners with NTT DATA to create socioeconomic benefits through technology innovation

25-Oct-19

Specialization : Multiple

Sector : Agricultural Science Healthcare Rural Development Sanitary Science School Education

Types of news : Technical Partnership Business or Non-technical Partnership

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IIT Kanpur, NTT DATA Join Hands To Support Entrepreneurship Among Recent Graduates

23-Oct-19

Sector : Multiple

Types of news : Business or Non-technical Partnership

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First phase of TOSC conducted at IIT-Kanpur

14-Oct-19

Specialization : Multiple

Sector : Multiple

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT Kanpur sets up criminal justice research centre to help modernise policing

14-Oct-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Computer Engineering Data Science Legal Local Administration

Types of news : Research or Technical Facility

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Started by IIT alumni, Schrocken uses blockchain to bring transparency to enterprise business processes

01-Oct-19

Specialization : Chemical Engineering Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Computer Software Engineering Finance & Investment Management

Types of news : Alumnus in News Startup

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India’s First Smart Coach Factory to be powered by IIT Kanpur

01-Oct-19

Sector : Railway Engineering Transportation

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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TRAI chief conferred with IIT-Kanpur’s Alumnus Award

23-Sep-19

Specialization : Mathematics & Scientific Computing

Sector : Electronics Engineering

Types of news : Alumnus in News

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New facility at IIT Kanpur to aid quake study

22-Sep-19

Specialization : Applied Geology

Sector : Geography Geological Sciences & Engineering Safety Engineering

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Kharagpur professors selected for Young Engineer Award 2019

18-Sep-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering Electrical Engineering

Sector : Computer Engineering Electronics Engineering

Types of news : Faculty Achievement

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Nation’s first Geodesy centre at IIT Kanpur to act as research hub

08-Sep-19

Specialization : Applied Geology

Sector : Geological Sciences & Engineering Municipal & Urban Engineering

Types of news : Research or Technical Facility

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IIT-Kanpur, BITS Pilani, Australia’s La Trobe introduce PhD in Smart Cities

03-Sep-19

Sector : Artificial Intelligence Computer Engineering Local Administration Town / Municipality Planning

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT Kanpur makes new horseshoe with longer life that won't be painful for horses while changing

22-Aug-19

Sector : Rural Development Veterinary Sciences

Types of news : Research or Innovation

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IIT Kanpur invites EoI for solar-plus-storage smart grid pilots

21-Aug-19

Sector : Renewable Energy

Types of news : Business or Non-technical Partnership

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Firm incubated at IIT-Kanpur harnesses tech for irrigation management

21-Aug-19

Sector : Agricultural Science Rural Development

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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Child rights body and IIT-Kanpur develop kit to spread sexual abuse awareness

17-Aug-19

Sector : School Education Social Development

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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IIT Kanpur identifies novel molecule to control hyper inflammation

07-Aug-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Computer Software Engineering Electrical Sciences & Engineering Environmental Sciences Machine Learning Statistics

Types of news : Technical Partnership Faculty Achievement

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REC Limited signs MOU with IIT Kanpur to extend CSR fund support

05-Aug-19

Specialization : Multiple

Sector : Multiple

Types of news : Business or Non-technical Partnership

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ISRO nods for IIT Kanpur developed planning and mapping generation software

31-Jul-19

Specialization : Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Sector : Aeronautics & Aerospace

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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IIT Kanpur plans to set up Rs 800 crore hospital, bolster medical research

31-Jul-19

Sector : Medical Sciences

Types of news : Research or Innovation Technical Partnership Research or Technical Facility

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Ericsson, IIT Kanpur to monitor air pollution in Delhi

26-Jul-19

Sector : Environmental Sciences Municipal & Urban Engineering Sanitary Science

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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IIT Kanpur, Ericsson partner to tackle Delhi's air pollution

25-Jul-19

Sector : Cloud Computing Environmental Sciences Telecommunications

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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IIT Grad’s Low-Cost Desk-Bag Helps 1 Lakh Poor Students Improve Their Posture!

19-Jul-19

Specialization : Industrial Engineering

Sector : Rural Development Safety Engineering

Types of news : Alumnus in News Startup

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Prasar Bharati signs MoU with IIT Kanpur for research collaboration in newly emerging technologies

11-Jul-19

Sector : Telecommunications

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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This IIT Kanpur alumnus built a coding school in Bangalore that enrols students for free

03-Jul-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Computer Software Engineering

Types of news : Alumnus in News

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Incubation Network at IIT Kanpur to help raise farmers’ income

02-Jul-19

Specialization : Agricultural & Food Engineering

Sector : Agricultural Science Rural Development

Types of news : Event or Program

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IITs to focus on joint initiatives to promote internationalization

30-Jun-19

Sector : Multiple

Types of news : Event or Program

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IIT Kanpur scientists developed software for Chandrayan- 2

15-Jun-19

Specialization : Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Sector : Aeronautics & Aerospace Computer Engineering Computer Software Engineering

Types of news : Faculty Achievement

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Tripura govt join hands with IIT Kanpur to build data bank of schools

13-Jun-19

Sector : Computer Engineering Data Science

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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Tech Mahindra partners with IIT Kanpur to address future cyber security challenges As a part of this research partnership

11-Jun-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Computer Engineering Security Science

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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Singapore-based cloud-services provider Deskera partners with IIT Kanpur

08-May-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Computer Engineering Computer Software Engineering

Types of news : Technical Partnership Business or Non-technical Partnership

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IIT Kanpur identifies novel molecule to control hyper inflammation

04-May-19

Specialization : Biotechnology

Sector : Biological Sciences & Engineering Healthcare

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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e-Governance Services India ties up with IIT-Kanpur to upscale Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

03-May-19

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Computer Engineering Computer Hardware Engineering Computer Software Engineering Electronics Engineering Rural Development

Types of news : Technical Partnership

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This agritech startup founded by IIT Delhi alumnus is serving over 55,000 farmers in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Odisha

18-Mar-19

Specialization : Agricultural & Food Engineering Textile Technology

Sector : Agricultural Science Business Management Statistics Textile Engineering

Types of news : Alumnus in News Startup

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Melody can rid you of malady, says IIT Kanpur study

08-Dec-18

Specialization : Humanities

Sector : Medical Sciences Music & Dance

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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IIT Kanpur creates ‘Metamaterial’ that can protect soldiers from detection by enemy radars!

05-Dec-18

Specialization : Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Sector : Electrical Sciences & Engineering Electronics Engineering Mechanical Engineering Transportation

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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Prof Nitin Saxena from IIT Kanpur awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize 2018 for his work on algebraic circuits

15-Nov-18

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Computer Engineering Computer Hardware Engineering Computer Software Engineering

Types of news : Faculty Achievement

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IITs generate 138 Cr revenue from research, consultancy, inventions

24-Jul-18

Specialization : Others

Sector : Business Management

Types of news : Business or Non-technical Partnership

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IIT Kanpur scientists look at techniques available to control diesel engine emissions

19-Feb-18

Specialization : Mechanical Engineering

Sector : Automobile Engineering Mechanical Engineering Pollution Control

Types of news : Faculty Achievement

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10 IITs asked to adopt stretches of river Ganga and undertake cleaning plans

28-Dec-15

Sector : Pollution Control Rural Development Sanitary Science Waste Management Water

Types of news : Technical Partnership Case study

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Research Team At IIT Kanpur Develops Online Tool That’ll Help With Mental Health Issues

30-Nov--1

Specialization : Computer Science & Engineering

Sector : Biotechnology Computer Engineering Healthcare Psychology

Types of news : Research or Innovation Faculty Achievement

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