AIIMS Patna and IIT Patna signed MoU to facilitate collaboration on education, research, product innovation, medical services and technology commercialization between the institutions.
The MoU was signed by the Directors of both institutes, Dr. Pushpak Bhattacharyya on behalf of IIT Patna and Dr. Prabhat Kumar Singh, on behalf of AIIMS Patna. Deans and heads from both institutes were present during the occasion.
This MoU will foster collaborative work on Projects between researchers of both institutes in topics of mutual interest, development of intellectual property, software/hardware and other deliverables as applicable to meet the defined objectives.
On the occasion, Director of IIT (Patna) Professor Pushpak Bhattacharya said that the success of this partnership will encourage research in both the institutions. Especially in the field of medical technology and medical electronics. On the other hand, Dr. Prabhat Kumar Singh, Director, AIIMS said that I am very happy to settle with IIT Patna, because it has renewed the partnership for the next five years. On behalf of AIIMS, I will continue my support for this participation.
Professor Dr. Pramod Kumar Tewari, Incharge of IIT Incubation Center, said that the center is set up to promote innovation and professionalization of technology in IIT Patna. He said that ICT Patna’s incubation center will be very beneficial from this techno-medical partnership. He said that ICH Patna’s incubation center is one of the active centers of Eastern India, which focuses on the design of medical electronics, manufacturing and electronics systems.