Call for applications for Academia - Industry Training Programme

Call for applications for Academia - Industry Training Programme

Dear Sir/Madam,

swissnex India and the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE, IIT Bombay) are organizing the Academia - Industry Training (AIT) ​C​amp, aimed at transforming high-level applied research into market applications.


The top 10 researchers in the following fields from across the country will be invited to the programme, to interact with the top 10 Swiss researchers in Bangalore. The fields being:


1. Bio-tech/Bio-medical

2. Mechatronics

3. Energy – Clean tech

4. ICT/ Internet of things (IoT)


All 10 Indian researchers will then attend a one week camp in Lausanne, Switzerland. The top 2 Indian applicants will receive an award from Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.  


Programme Structure*:


-  Call for applications: 11th Jan, 2016 (Monday) – 16th Jan, 2016 (Saturday)

-  Shortlisting of top 10 candidates: 18th Jan, 2016 (Monday) – 20th Jan, 2016 (Wednesday)

- Confirmation of shortlisted candidates: 21st Jan, 2016 (Thursday)

-  Indian Training Camp: in Bangalore, India from 1st to 5th Feb, 2016 (Monday to Friday)

-  Switzerland Training Camp: In Lausanne, Switzerland in 25th to 29th April, 2016 (Monday to Friday)


*All costs involved for 1 participant per team will be covered by the programme.


We would like to take this opportu​​nity to request you to nominate the top 3 researches with commercial potential from your college/institute/lab for shortlisting​. The following form needs to be filled by theapplicant.
For any queries please contact:


T. Pratyusha –

Rakesh Rajiv –


Kind Regards



Rakesh Rajiv   ​
Business Executive
A: 3rd Floor, CSRE Building, 
IIT Bombay, Powai - Mumbai


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