Faculty - Industry Connect

At IIT Madras, we have Management Invitation Lecture Series and Extra Mural Lecture Series. As a part of these, we have invited a host of individuals from the industry and academia. We have had interactions with eminent leaders and industrialists such as N R Narayana Murthy, C Rangarajan, Kris Gopalakrishnan, Y S Prasad, Vishwanathan Anand, Yashwant Sinha, Dr. Aswani Kumar (Governor, Nagaland), T V Mohandas Pai (Chairman, Manipal Global Education), K Ramakrishnan (Executive Director, Spark Capital), Glenn Forman (Partner, McKinsey and Co), Gopal Balasubramanian (Sr. Director, IT Services, CTS), Sandeep Reddy (Founder & MD, Peepul Capital), Usama M Fayyad (Chief Data Officer & Group MD, Barclays) and Vikram Kapur(Commissioner, Corporation of Chennai).

IIT Madras Research Park

The IIT Madras Research Park is an independent company promoted by IIT Madras and its alumni. The IIT Madras Research Park facilitates the promotion of research and development by the institute in partnership with the industry, assisting in the growth of new ventures, and promoting economic development. The "knowledge and innovation ecosystem", the Research Park, breaks down the traditional, artificial barriers of innovation through its connectivity and collaborative interaction. This helps the industry to create, integrate and apply advancements in knowledge. The resulting synergy leads to matchless technological innovation. http://respark.iitm.ac.in/

Incubation Cell

IITM Incubation Cell (llTM-lC), a not-for-proht organistion,is the umbrella for nurturing and overseeing innovation and entrepreneurship at IIT Madras. llTM-lC will leverage such experiences and give entrepreneurship a stronger push by coordinating and promoting innovation-driven activities at the institute. IITM-IC seeks to nurture technology and knowledge based ventures through their start-up phase by providing necessary support that would help entrepreneurs survive in the competitive market and reach a stage where they can scale-up their ventures. http://www.incubation.iitm.ac.in/home

iVEIN Network

Innovation-Venturing and Entrepreneurship in India Network (iVEIN) is a consortium of the top IITs and IIMs - IIT Madras, IIT Bombay, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta and IIM Kozhikode that aims to boost the Indian Entrepreneurship Ecosystem. The iVEIN network will facilitate high-quality research in the fields of Innovation, Venturing and Entrepreneurship, some of the significant areas that define the economic growth of the country, among the academic fraternity and disseminate knowledge with conferences and journals. iVEIN will create a strategic bridge between various stakeholders and strengthen the ecosystem within different groups to create a stronger platform so as to take a lead in promoting a few neglected research activities.https://doms.iitm.ac.in/iVEIN/


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