Universities Focus on Economic Benefits

Posted on May 15, 2006  Comments (2)

In the USA, Georgia Tech Focuses on Competitive Challenges

A leader in science and engineering education and with a research program totaling more than $400 million per year, Georgia Tech is a major developer of science and technology innovations. Building on these new technologies and collaborating with like-minded organizations, the Enterprise Innovation Institute will work with the private sector to apply innovations to real marketplace needs

and in India, Innovation through industry-academia tie-up

The Samtel Display Technology Research Centre at IIT Kanpur, the Micro-electronics Research Centre funded by Semiconductor and EDA companies at IIT Kharagpur, the Automotive Research Centre at IIT Madras, IBM’s Research Lab at IIT Delhi and the HP Lab at IIIT-Bangalore are examples of academia-industry partnerships.

2 Responses to “Universities Focus on Economic Benefits”

  1. Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog » Blog Archive » Google Jobs in Michigan
    July 13th, 2006 @ 1:28 pm

    […] Google brings in new jobs and hope to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Google will open a new research and support center in the University of Michigan home town. It is not a coincidence that Larry Page, of Google’s co-founders graduated from Michigan’s Engineering school. Google would not locate this facility in Ann Arbor only for that reason but his familiarity with the area and a desire to take advantage of the University of Michigan played a role, I believe. This is one more example, for how good schools aid economic development. […]

  2. Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog » The Future is Engineering
    August 28th, 2006 @ 1:10 pm

    […] Universities Focus on Economic Benefits by curiouscat   Tags: Engineering, Economics, Higher Education, Students, quote, Popular   Permalink to: The Future is Engineering […]

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