The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have joined hands to establish a Biomedical Research Park in Jhajjar, Haryana.
It is to start interdisciplinary research for a robust healthcare.
The agreement will include a joint Ph.D. supervision programme and provision for adjunct faculty for the two institutes.
20 projects have already been started. Their mandate extends to the development of a drug delivery system, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, robotics, advanced material, etc, said B.R. Mehta, Dean, Research and Development, IIT-Delhi.
Director, V. Ramgopal Rao, IIT Delhi has also called this agreement historic for both the institutes.
The MoU will provide a detailed structure to all the collaborations and it will open a plethora of opportunities to work jointly on a big scale.
“Technology has become an integral part of health care. There is a need to see how this technology can be used, said AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria.
The two institutes have called for joint proposals, the last date for which is September 30.