Shoolini varsity to support start-ups

Shoolini varsity to support start-ups

Solan, September 15

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed today between the Shoolini University and iHUB Divyasampark, based out of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

Vice-Chancellor Atul Khosla and iHUB Divyasampark CEO Manish Anand signed the MoU in the presence of other university officials.

A technology innovation hub, iHUB Divyasampark is a joint initiative of the Department of Science and Technology and IIT-Roorkee.

“It will provide technological know-how for contributing to smart agriculture, smart cities and digital medicine. It will involve budding entrepreneurs and researchers to build cyber physical systems and smart technologies,” said Khosla.

The agreement would help not only the faculty and students of Shoolini University, but also focus on solving problems related to HP.

The project was set up under the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems with a seed fund of Rs 135 crore. “With the help of this fund, we will be supporting innovators and start-ups,” said PK Khosla, Chancellor, Shoolini University.

Anand said, “The MoU will facilitate broader area of cyber physical systems for the future industry.” Products and publications developed by students and faculty of the university would be converted into real products that could solve societal needs through this understanding, he said. — TNS

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