DRDO MoU with IIT Delhi to Establish JATC (Download PDF)


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DRDO (Defence Research & Development Organisation) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi to establish a Joint Advanced Technology Centre (JATC). This MoU was signed at function held in IIT, Delhi.

Defence Research & Development Organisation

Defence Research & Development Organisation

Defence Research & Development Organisation


  • Joint Advanced Technology Centre (JATC) will undertake and facilitate multi-disciplinary directed basic and applied research in jointly identified research areas.

Key Aspects

  • JATC will be located in the campus of IIT Delhi at the upcoming Science Park.
  • MoU signed by Secretary, Department of Defence R&D and Chairman DRDO Dr. S Christopher sign MoU with the Director IIT Delhi Prof. V Ramgopal Rao.
  • Will allow Directed, Basic, & Applied Research
  • Engage with premier research institutes through multi-institutional collaboration.
  • Researchers will get the opportunity to work in advanced research:

    • Advanced Mathematical Modelling and Simulation
    • Advanced Materials for Ballistic Protection
    • Smart & Intelligent Textile Technologies
    • Advanced Electromagnetic Devices and Terahertz Technologies
    • Brain Computer Interface & Brain Machine Intelligence besides Photonic Technologies
    • Plasmonics and Quantum Photonics etc.
  • DRDO will equip JATC with advanced and unique research facilities.
  • Realize original technologies the critical areas to speedy self-reliance especially in defense.

- Published/Last Modified on: November 7, 2016


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