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Engineering Innovation: IIT-Madras' Trailblazing Journey in Deep Tech Startups

  1. Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula, a startup mentor at IIT-Madras, discusses the types of startups that the institute incubates and highlights its impact on society.

  2. IIT Madras' incubation cell, a leading deep-tech startup hub in India, has successfully incubated over 350 startups with a cumulative valuation in the billions of dollars.

  3. The startups nurtured at IIT-Madras span various domains, including healthtech, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, data sciences, and robotics.

  4. These startups have collectively filed around 125 patents, showcasing a strong emphasis on innovation and intellectual property.

  5. Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula, with a background in Mechanical Engineering and significant experience in startup incubation, has played a pivotal role in IIT-Madras' innovation ecosystem.

  6. IIT-Madras, with its deep tech expertise, holds a prominent position in India's innovation ecosystem, providing unique opportunities for startups to flourish.

  7. Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula, currently serving as the Professor of Applied Mechanics and Dean, Alumni and Corporate Relations at IIT-Madras, continues to contribute to the institute's growth and mentorship network for startups.


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