Nano 2020: An Industry-Academia Interaction organised at IIT Delhi

In the run-up to the 11th edition of 'BENGALURU INDIA NANO 2020', India’s biggest nanotechnology event to be held on 2nd & 3rd March, 'Nano 2020: An Industry-Academia Interaction' was organised at IIT Delhi on 5th February. It was inaugurated by Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IITD.

The interaction brought forth industry advancements and relevant research in the nanotechnology space space, while fostering a business environment for growth and networking in the sector.

The attendees got a glimpse of various research works IIT Delhi scientists are doing in the area of nanotechnology.

On this occasion, Prof Neeraj Khare, Dept of Physics, and Head of the Nanoscale Research Facility at IIT Delhi briefed the participants about the features of the unique facility the institute is having.

In the conference, industry representatives like Mr Sathyadeep Viswanathan, Lead Member of Technical Staff, Bigtec Labs; Dr. Samik Hait, Chief Research Manager, IOCL; Dr Ashwini K Aggrawal, Director, Govt Affairs, Applied Materials India Pvt Ltd; Dr Sumitesh Das, Chief of Graphene Business, Tata Steel were present who interacted with the academia.

Mr Prateek Sharma, CEO, Nanoclean Global Pvt Ltd, a startup that was incubated in IIT Delhi, made a brief presentation on various nanotechnology based innovations like Nasofilters, pollution net, Nanoclean AC filter by his company, which are helping people to deal with the rising air pollution.

IIT Delhi researchers working in the area of nanotechnology also presented posters on this occasion.

06th Feb 2020