Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi on Saturday held the fourth edition if its industry-academia partnership event, Industry Day.

Research and innovations in Healthcare Technologies, Electric Vehicle, Communication Technologies, Clean Energy & Environment were attractions at the event, the institute said in a press statement.

“The technologies showcased within each of these themes also include those which are being developed in collaboration with industry partners. IIT Delhi is engaging with industry through centers of excellence in specified areas of research like oil technology, smart technology-enabled manufacturing, waste to wealth, sustainable infrastructure, climate change and air pollution, energy and environment, 5G and artificial intelligence,” IIT Delhi said.

“The annual event saw a display of the best of IIT Delhi’s collaborative and interdisciplinary sharing through the breadth of the research that was presented. Over 80 cutting-edge technologies developed by IIT Delhi researchers were showcased as product demonstrations at the Industry Day event. 130+ industry-relevant concept posters created by the students of IIT Delhi were also on display,” it added.

A Microsoft Halolens-based Augmented Reality (AR) platform for early intervention and joint attention training-based rehabilitation for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), wearable Sensors for real-time Healthcare Monitoring, Infection-resistance Polymeric Scaffolds for Wound Healing, bio-medical implant applications were among innovations scowcased in the event.

“Other technologies discussed at the event were in-built solar charge controllers for refrigerators, waterless urinals, plasma gasification technology for municipal solid waste treatment and energy recovery, a smartphone-based rapid diagnostic-test reader for albuminuria; surveillance drones developed in India; two-wheelers running on compressed biogas; SARS COV2 RTPCR assay for COVID-19; Using methods of Machine Learning, and developing an understanding of How Social Media Can Help With Digital Mental Health,” IIT Delhi infrmed.

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