L&T Technology Services, CeNSE, IISc join hands for innovation in Nanotechnology and Sensors

Bengaluru, November 29, 2016: L&T Technology Services Limited (NSE: LTTS), a leading global pure-play Engineering R&D Services company, announced a partnership with the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore to jointly work towards innovations in the areas of Sensors and Energy Efficient Systems based on Nanotechnology.  The agreement was signed between CeNSE, IISc and L&T Technology Services at the IISc campus in Bangalore.

L&T Technology Services, CeNSE, IISc join hands for innovation in Nanotechnology and Sensors

L&T Technology Services, CeNSE, IISc join hands for innovation in Nanotechnology and Sensors

“Digital Transformation is at the centre-stage of evolution pursuits of global organizations. With the scope of innovation avenues opening up, the situation calls for increased cooptive associations from the value chain players. L&T Technology Services Limited has been at the forefront of consistently forging new tie-ups with global majors, and we are very pleased to partner an academia of the repute of CeNSE, IISc to drive further innovations,” said Dr Keshab Panda, CEO & Managing Director, L&T Technology Services Limited. 

“With a global engineering leader like L&T Technology Services Limited as a partner, CeNSE, IISc will be able to leverage R&D in Nano Science and Engineering for Sensors, Internet of Things and Energy Efficient Systems. We are confident that together we will create an ecosystem for digital transformation for customers, academia and the industry,” said Prof. Navakanta Bhat, Chairperson, CeNSE,IISc.

L&T Technology Services will bring its domain expertise in the area of Industrial Products, Power Electronics, Intelligent Buildings and Smart Campuses, Medical Electronics, Testing and Measurements, Transportation and IIOT to create a platform for their accelerated digital journey. L&T Technology Services is also working closely with CeNSE, IISc in the field of robotics and other related futuristic technologies. 

Nanotechnology is a rapidly expanding area of research with potential to revolutionize people’s lives by way of driving advancements in technology in agriculture, energy, the environment and healthcare. 

About L&T Technology Services Limited:

L&T Technology Services Limited is a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited with a focus on the engineering services space, partnering with over 50 Fortune 500 companies. A leading global pure-play Engineering, Research and Development services company, we offer design and development solutions through the entire product development chain, across various industries such as Industrial Products, Medical Devices, Transportation, Telecom & Hi-tech, and the Process Industry. We also offer solutions in the areas of Mechanical Engineering Services, Embedded Systems & Applications, Engineering Process Services, Product Lifecycle Management, Engineering Analytics, Power Electronics, Machine-to-Machine (M2M), and the Internet-of-Things (IoT). For additional information about L&T Technology Services log on to www.lntTechservices.com. 

About CeNSE, IISc:

The Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE) was established in 2010 to pursue interdisciplinary research across several disciplines with a focus on nano scale systems. Current research topics include, but are not limited to nanoelectronics, MEMS/NEMS, nonmaterials and devices, photonics, nano-biotechnology, solar cells and computational nano-engineering. CeNSE has 15 core faculty members and more than 40 associate members from various IISc departments to carry out interdisciplinary research. The centre also offers PhD and M.Tech programs. CeNSE has a state-of-the art nanofabrication facility with a clean room spanning 1400 square meters and a characterization facility to do structural, electronic, mechanical, chemical and optical measurements on materials and devices. Through the Industry Affiliate Program, CeNSE has made vigorous efforts to collaborate with industry. The program increases interaction with industry personnel and thereby enables the nucleation of research threads relevant to industry. CeNSE has been consciously translating the nanotechnology IPs into products for societal impact by incubating startups namely i2n Technologies, PathShodh, Qrera, and GT Silicon. Several products such as the MEMS Pressure Transducers for Aerospace Applications, Pathshodh’s Anupath -World’s first multi-analyte handheld device for diabetes- and the Ocean CVD- a semiconductor research equipment for CVD synthesis (in collaboration with KAS technologies for 2D materials) - have been developed. For more information about CeNSE visit www.cense.iisc.ernet.in.