The Academy is pleased to have supported the following projects under UK-India Industry Academia Partnership Programme to build bilateral industry-academic linkages which support Indian universities in improving their engineering research and innovation output through strengthening industry linkages – specifically with SMEs - and leveraging and creating links with UK expertise. 


Project Title

Indian university

Industry Partner

UK University

Formulation of Hot-face Refractory of an Entrained Flow Gasifier

FCR Institute of Technology (Mumbai)

Reliance Power & Parkinson-Spencer Refractories (UK)

University of Leeds

Building capacity in collaborative research for advanced manufacturing

IIT Indore


University of Cambridge

Center of excellence in research and training for developing low-cost medical diagnostic devices

IIT Kharagpur

Achira Labs

University  of Southampton

Industry Oriented Research Project To Reduce Water Consumption and Optimize Efficiency of Thermal Power Plants by Using Air Cooled Condensers

Parul Univeristy (Vadodara, Gujarat)

Larsen & Toubro Power Institute

University of Surrey

Application of multi-scale modelling for dissimilar welding and improving graduate employability in India through e-Learning

National Insittute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli


University of Leicester

Building capacity in teaching and collaborative research in sensor systems for public utilities

National Institute of Technology Karnataka

IBM ISDL, India; Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Ltd.

University of Birmingham

Refinement based methodologies for Simulink models

IIIT Bangalore

Mathworks India Private Limited

University of York

Innovative research in pedagogy for Mini-MOOCs blended with instruction strategies to enhance quality of Higher Education

Thapar University



Learner centric pedagogy and student skill enhancement

NMIMS, Army Institute of Technology, R.C. Patel Institute of Technology

Larsen & Toubro, Thermax Ltd

Cranfield University

A collaborative research in 'Developing technologies to manufacture specific grades of Austempered Ductile iron for automotive components'

Hindustan University


Warwick University

Design, development and implementation of a course on Thin film Technology and Surface Engineering for Human Resource Development and Research with a focus on sensors and applications for Automobile industry

BML Munjal University

 Hind High Vaccum India

University of Surrey

Co-creation of a Center of Excellence in Big Data Engineering

 International Institute of Information Technology - Bangalore

Siemens Research, India

City University of London

Enhancing teaching and research and development in Solar Energy Materials and Technologies through Capacity Building and Collaborative Research Projects

University of Kota

MSA Renewtech, India

Cranfield University, Durham University

Proficiency development in engineering analysis for employability enhancement of young engineers through an approach based on industry integration and certification

Paavai College of Engineering

NAFEMS, Simpleware Limited

University of Exeter

Development of innovative solutions to serve water technology for clean and sustainable water resources

National Institute of Technology -  Tiruchirapalli

Galaxy Research Technologies

Loughborough University

Industry Defined  Research Project  'Green Refrigeration System Using Solar Energy'

Parul University

L&T Power Training Institute

University of Surrey

An Integrated System for Treatment of Textile Industry Wastewater

PSG College of Technology


The Open University, UK

Industry-Academia Collaborative Project to Address System Wide Impacts of Renewable Energy Sources in Engineering Programme

Charotar University of Science and Technology

Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Limited; Sigil (India) Services Private Ltd.

Cardiff University

Development of a fiber-optic sensor network to monitor hazardous gas leaks in industrial plants

IIT Gandhinagar

CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute

City University London

Learning Building Performance Evaluation for Improved Design and Engineering (Learn-BPE)

CEPT University

TERI; TerraViridis; Edifice; ASHRAE-WIC;

Oxford Brookes University

Smartening smart materials by nano-carbon incorporation: An Industry Academia collaboration in surface engineering and characterisation

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram

Hysitron India Pvt. Ltd, India

 University of Surrey

Application of NDT for Foundry Products and improving skill of Indian Foundry men

Hindustan University

INDSAT Corporation

Northampton University

UK-India Educational and Research Partnership to Develop Industrially Focused Curriculum in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Shoolini University

Cosmoferrite Ltd India; FGV Cambridge Nano-systems Ltd; Learning Science

Cranfield University

Development of Sustainable Metal Casting Technology for Low Greenhouse Emissions

National Institute of Technology Raipur

Vedanta Aluminium Limited

University of Warwick

Low Cost Patient Assistive Robot for Elderly

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science

Axis Global Automation

University of Leeds

Advanced Composite Materials Based Joint Industrial/Academic Curriculum Development for Automotive Sector in India & UK

VIT University

Mahindra & Mahindra

Cranfield University

Transforming global health through computational cookstove design

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham; IIT Madras


Imperial College London

Making Deep Learning and AI skills mainstream in India to fulfill trilateral needs of entrepreneurship, Industry academia partnership and application-inspired Engineering Research

Bennett University + 25 universities

Videoken; Amazon; NVIDIA; Edvantics

University College, London; Brunel University

Advanced training programmes in computational mechanics, simulation methodologies of energy and mass transfer for engineering educators and industry practitioners

Paavai Engineering College; Vivekananda Institute of Technology; GEC Hassan; Velammal College of Engineering & Technology Madurai

Aerospace Engineers Pvt Ltd, Bangalore Aircraft Industries Ltd; ACRi Infotech; NAFEMS; Kshipra Simulatoins; Rockfield (UK)

Swansea University

Optimal Dispatch of Virtual Power Plant using Cyber-Physical Controller for Real-Time EMS

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science; KCG College of Technology

Team Sustain Ltd

University of Leeds

Sustainable technological solutions for energy efficiency in jaggery industry (STEEJ)

BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus; GITAM University; IIT Madras

KS Projects & Process Engineers; First Green Consulting; Aditya Precitech

Heriot Watt University

Development of low cost methods for recycling Lithium ion batteries

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad; Vasavi College of Engineering; 


The Open University