About Us

Established in 2015, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Palakkad is dedicated to creating an environment that enables students and faculty to engage in the pursuit of knowledge, dream, think and innovate to become a change agent for a better world. Celebrated as a major granary of Kerala, Palakkad is the gateway to the State, from the East in the form of the nearly 40-kilometre break in the Western Ghats, called the Palakkad Gap.

The Centre for Industry Collaboration & Sponsored Research (IC&SR) in IIT Palakkad has been set up in July 2018 to promote, facilitate, coordinate and adminiser all the sponsored and consultancy projects of the Institute. IC&SR functions as the interface between the faculty and external funding agencies (government and private agencies), both national and international. IC&SR supports the following activities:

  • Sponsored Research Projects involving external funding sources
  • International Research Collaborations involving international funding
  • Industry Sponsored Projects and Industrial Consultancy involving funding from industry
  • Conferences/Seminars/Symposia /Workshops for dissemination of knowledge as part of the research projects whose expenses are supported by the project grants
  • IIT Palakkad sponsored research projects (e.g. Faculty Seed Grant)
  • Patenting of scientific and technological inventions

IC&SR Office
Dr. Santhakumar Mohan , Dean - IC&SR
Mr. Arun U., Junior Assistant - IC&SR
Mr. S. Vivekanand, Junior Assistant - IC&SR