IITP Inks MoU with Redinent on IoT, Cybersecurity R&D and Innovation

Article By : Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IITP)

The Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IITP) and Redinent will partner on R&D and innovation of IoT and cybersecurity products.

The Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IITP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Redinent, an IoT Cybersecurity startup based out of Bangalore, for research, development and innovation of cutting edge products in IoT and cybersecurity.

This MoU aims to foster and inculcate the translational research and deep-tech innovations in interdisciplinary cyber-physical systems with central theme of speech, text and video analytics of IIT Patna and creating Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) to become a hub for attracting different technology startups and larger companies from various places to come to IIT Patna’s TIH and collaborate for researching and developing industry-relevant products.

The MoU singing function was graced by Prof. T.N. Singh, IIT Patna Director; Prof. Jawar Singh, Director TIH; Prof. Somanath Tripathy, Associate Dean Administration IIT Patna; Divyanshu Verma, CEO and Co-founder, Redinent; Arko Dhar, CTO and Co-founder, Redinent; Commander K. Arun, COO and Co-founder, Redinent; and other faculty and staff members of the institute and Redinent.

Prof. T.N. Singh and Prof. Jawar Singh emphasized the importance and need for cybersecurity in smart cities and other business verticals where India is witnessing a fast adoption of IoT devices and smart devices. The director also highlighted why there is a need to jointly explore research and product development for academia with industry with niche startups like Redinent so that the academia benefits from the knowledge exchange and industry collaboration.

Redinent’s Vermahighlighted how TIH and IIT Patna have the right talent and ecosystem that can be an excellent opportunity to transform it into a technology incubation hub with immense potential in IoT, cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML).


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