Sri Devaraj URS Academy of Higher Education & Research (DU)
An MoU was signed on 10 Oct 2022 between Sri Devaraj URS Academy of Higher Education & Research (DU) & Technology Enabling Centre, Nitte (DU). The purpose of MoU is to foster translational research in multidisciplinary areas and provide a conducive environment for researchers, practitioners, industrialists to develop network and seek solution on real time basis. The collaboration is also expected to assess and evaluate maturity of the identified technology along with their market potential and focus on technology transfer to meet societal need. The areas of cooperation include manpower training, support and advise to developing projects for funding, conducting collaborative research, organising webinars, exchanging technical information and knowledge development.
An MoU was signed on 12 July 2022 between Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), an umbrella organization at IIT Mumbai & Nitte (DU). SINE is a technology business incubator that provides start-to-end incubation and acceleration support for start-ups. SINE also actively collaborates with Industry /corporates for various programs like the idea to prototype and entrepreneur fellowship program.
The collaboration is expected to provide permission for start-up ventures, utilize infrastructure and labs, provide technical and business mentorship, and recommend start-up innovators for specific programs. The association is also expected to facilitate the co-incubation of start-ups between Nitte (DU) & SINE IITB.
MADRAS MEDICAL MISSION AND MOLBIO DIAGNOSTICS PVT LTD
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Nitte (DU), Madras Medical Mission Hospital (Chennai), and Molbio Diagnostics Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru on 15 July 2021. The overall objective of this collaboration is to contribute to the detection of carbapenem resistance by providing support in implementing the plan and required resources.
The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (CAMPCO) Limited and Arecanut Research and Development Foundation (ARDF) signed an MoU with TEC, Nitte (DU) on 03 December 2021
DST TEC Nitte (DU) Signs MoU with Section Infin-8 Foundation
DST TEC, Nitte (DU) and Section Infin-8 Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 27 April 2022 to collaborate in inter and multi disciplinary research and development in health associated projects for social benefits. Dr Vishal Uchila Shishir, Director, Section Infin-8 Foundation and Shri N Vinaya Hegde, Hon'ble Chancellor Nitte (DU) exchanged the MoU. Nitte (DU) was represented by Dr Shantharam Shetty, Pro-Chancellor, Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Dr Alka Kulkarni, Registrar, Dr Iddya Karunasagar Advisor Research and Patents, Dr Indrani Karunasagar, Director, Projects and DST TEC and the legal advisor Mr Nithyachetan Chakravarthi. Section infin-8 was represented by Dr Vishal Uchila Shishir and Mr Vishwas Uchila Shishir. The MoU will help in translation of currently available technologies at DST TEC and help to find prospective start-ups and entrepreneurs for scaling up the products developed. The technologies currently available relate to nutraceuticals, ready-to-eat products and a few technologies for aquaculture.
Jigsaw Bio Solutions Pvt Ltd
4. An MoU was signed between Jigsaw Bio Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru and DST TEC, Nitte University on 10th March 2022, with the focus being development of diagnostic kits.
ST JOSEPHS ENGINEERING COLLEGE
DST NU-TEC, Nitte (DU) and St Joseph’s Engineering College signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in undertaking investigations to explore various interdisciplinary research and development programmes on April 13, 2021. The MoU was signed by Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza Director, St Joseph’s Engineering College and Prof. Dr Alka Kulkarni, Registrar, Nitte (DU) in the august presence of Prof. Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Nitte (DU), Prof. Dr M.S. Moodithaya, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Nitte (DU), Dr Sudheer M, HOD Dept. of Electronics & Communications, Prof. Dr Dayakshini, Dept. of Electronics & Communications and Dr Mamatha, Assoc. Prof Dept. of Electronics & Communications St Joseph’s Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru. Prof. Dr Indrani Karunasagar highlighted the importance of interdisciplinary research and MoU between institutes from different fields is a great way to be begin with. Prof. Dr Iddya Karunasagar, Advisor- Research and Patents Nitte (DU) briefed on objectives and facilities available at TEC to translate academic research into technology into market potential.
CANARA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
NU-TEC the only Technology Enabling Centre in Karnataka, has taken initial steps in collaborating with the industries and academia. In this regard, MoU exchange between Canara Engineering College, and DST NU-TEC, Nitte (DU) was organised on January 13, 2021. The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr Ganesh V Bhat Principal, Canara Engineering College and Prof. Dr Alka Kulkarni, Registrar, Nitte (DU) in the august presence of Prof. Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Hon'ble ViceChancellor, Nitte (DU), Prof. Dr M.S. Moodithaya, ProVice-Chancellor, Nitte (DU), Mr Ajith Joshi Cocoordinator, and Prof. Dr Demian D’mello, HOD, Computer Science & Engineering, Canara Engineering College, Benjanapadavu, Mangaluru. Prof. Dr Iddya Karunasagar, Advisor- Research and Patents Nitte (DU) in his welcome remarks explained how collaborations help to demystify patentability of technologies and aid in moving student projects that are left in the shelves of the institutions to small start-ups. Prof. Dr Indrani Karunasagar briefed on the genesis of the agreement and how research collaboration can benefit the local societal problems, especially of the rural sector. She outlined the need for an MoU to enable a formal platform for handholding the young student and staff.