Modes of Industry Engagements
IOP office invites expression of interest from potential industry partners in the following
PM Fellowship: Industries can provide funds towards half of the amount offered as fellowship. The other half is provided by SERB, DST, Govt. of India. Currently IIIT-D has three PM fellows working. On an average, partner company’s share is between 4.5 to 5.0 LPA for four years. The PM fellow works on an industry oriented problem under supervision of a faculty member of the institute and a mentor from the partner industry. The research problem and the IP rights have to be mutually decided by the institute and the partner industry. Currently IIIT-Delhi has partnered with five industries for fellowship of eight PhD scholars of the institute.
Online certification courses in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning and Internet of Things: IIIT-Delhi has partners with Tech Mahindra Growth Factories Limited to offer online certification programs in various domains of IT, CS, EC, Design, CB and other allied areas for working professionals so that they can enhance their skills and knowledge without worrying about attending regular lectures at any institute. To start with, there are two certification courses are being offered, one in AI & ML and other in IoT. The enrolment for these programs will begin in May and the courses will commence in August 2019.
Sponsored/joint research projects: A team of students and faculty members executes projects at the Institute in collaboration with the company that sponsors the project the project. Additionally, projects can be undertaken under collaborative mode where R&D personnel of the partner industries can work with institute faculty members and students to tackle research based problems faced by the industry.
M.Tech Thesis sponsorship: M.Tech student(s) can be offered to pursue his/her thesis on a research problem sponsored by industry. The student can station himself/herself at institute and/or industry depending on the need. Currently, the institute is offering M Tech in Computer Science, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Computational Biology.
Sponsor-a-lab program: Industries willing to enter a long term collaboration with IIIT-Delhi provide fund to scale up an existing lab or to establish a brand new research lab focussed on working on an industry relevant area. Setting up a lab entails developing infrastructure, hiring relevant faculty, recruiting staff and most importantly, conducting extensive research in that area. Currently IIIT-D has multiple research labs sponsored by different industries
Courses for industry professionals: Candidates from industry/research organizations/government sectors can enrol themselves in the regular classes of the Institute. Depending on the need of the industry and number of participants, short term courses can also be organized by the institute on chargeable basis.