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Has Tech matured to make a difference for Persons with Disabilities and the Geriatric?

2023-09-06T17:42:15+05:30Jul 31, 2023|

The development of assistive devices can overcome visual, hearing, and locomotor impairments, enabling individuals to communicate, access information, and engage with the world more effectively. AI algorithms can personalize these devices to cater to individual preferences and needs, empowering users with a personalized and adaptive experience.

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IIT Madras Research Park’s Summer Projects showcase how India’s youth can take on “impossible” challenges driving the technology landscape

2023-07-31T13:41:30+05:30Jul 31, 2023|

IIT Madras Research Park (IITMRP) in partnership with Maxelerator Foundation, brought together young tech talent to drive ambitious technologies, reimagining India’s tech landscape, focusing on the theme of “Impossible is Possible”. The 11-week Summer Project brought together 50 students from different campuses to work for 75 days on two ambitious and rather impossible sounding projects.

Look who wants to be the friendly neighbourhood banker to startups

2023-07-18T10:59:15+05:30Jul 18, 2023|

10thJuly, 2023: Ankit Poddar, founder of building management tech startup ZedBee, needed money to expand business and as working capital. Venture capital investment was tough given the market, and large banks were often out of touch with the realities of the startup world.

IIT Madras Research Park is trying to create more Ranchos

2023-07-05T17:39:48+05:30Jul 05, 2023|

Exciting things are happening at IIT Madras Research Park (IIT-M RP) this summer. A group of 50 starry-eyed engineering students from colleges across Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Kerala are spending two-and-a-half months at the innovation ecosystem working with senior engineers, faculty and mentors on technology solutions for social impact.

Mint DIS 2023 | Created over 300 deep-tech startups in past 12 years: Ashok Jhunjhunwala, IIT Madras

2023-06-19T14:39:37+05:30Jun 19, 2023|

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M)’s incubation centre created over 300 deep-tech startups in the past 12 years, 82% of which survive beyond the first five years, said Ashok Jhunjhunwala, president of IIT-M Research Park and Incubation Cell, and a professor at the institute.

The Change-Maker

2023-06-05T11:46:26+05:30Jun 05, 2023|

“While growing up in a conservative Marwadi joint family in Kolkata, I often experienced frequent tussles between my family members over financial matters. Therefore, my first ambition as a child was to open a factory when I grew up so that I could provide for my family and live together with them happily.

IIT Madras Research Park and Reserve Bank Innovation hub to drive financial inclusion through Indian regional languages

2023-06-02T18:05:13+05:30Jun 02, 2023|

Young technologists brainstorm voice-driven banking services through hackathon at IITM Research Park

When our Gems leave us – A tribute to Rene Abraham by Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala

2023-04-15T16:30:49+05:30Apr 15, 2023|

In a heartfelt eulogy, Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala commemorates the passing of his exceptional student, Mr. Rene Abraham, who recently passed away. Throughout his tribute, Professor Jhunjhunwala reflected on his first encounter with Mr. Rene and the impressive intellect, curiosity, and natural talent he displayed. He also highlighted Mr. Rene's journey towards becoming one of India's most accomplished system designers and the profound impact he had on those around him.

Inside IIT Madras: Ace startup mentor Ashok Jhunjhunwala says entrepreneurs must be ready to fail multiple times

2023-04-06T18:16:51+05:30Apr 06, 2023|

The renowned academic advised them to be ready to fail multiple times, be realistic that they would not be able to draw any salaries at first and develop skills in multiple domains in order to make it big as entrepreneurs.