The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur was established in the year 1960. The Parliament of India passed the ‘Institutes of Technology Act 1961’ declaring all the IITs as “Institutions of National Importance”. The Parliamentary Act has given absolute autonomy to the IITs. When the foundation stone of the IIT system was laid, it was perceived that taking help from the industrially advanced western countries might be lot more effective in achieving the status of a world class technical institute. Hence, IIT Kanpur had a massive collaboration with USA through a specially created programme- KIAP (Kanpur Indo American Programme).
Applications are invited for the post of temporary project position in the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) sponsored research Project (BT/IN/SWEDEN/08/AK/2017-18).The project is being implemented under joint International collaborative research project between India and Sweden (DBT-VINNOVA) with research partners from IIT Kanpur, India and Lund University, Sweden.
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