07 September 2022 06:40:34 IST

IIT Hyderabad, BNVI Japan tie up to promote high-end research

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH) and the Tokyo-headquartered Beyond Next Ventures India Pvt Ltd (BNVI) have signed an agreement to promote academia and industry cooperation. “The agreement between the two organisations will help utilise the academic research outcomes better and more for solving the real-world problems in both countries and even beyond,” BS Murty, Director of IITH, has said.

“The collaboration with BNVI will further increase the thrust of the institute’s start-up ecosystem. IIT Hyderabad students will have more exposure to entrepreneurship experts from and through BNVI,” Kotaro Kataoka, Associate Faculty at IITH, said in a statement.

Tsuyoshi Ito, CEO, BNVI, said that BNV in Japan nurtured ideas and talent at the high-end research and lab levels, and helping them convert them into successful ventures.