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Amity University: A Leading Research & Innovation Driven University

Amity University Uttar Pradesh (AUUP) is a research and innovation driven University where major emphasis is to innovate, incubate and market globally. With this concept in mind, Amity is growing vertically towards excellence in research and innovation by creating required ecosystem to facilitate research by faculty, PhD scholars, Undergraduate and Post Graduate students.

Innovation Ecosystem is created right from the appropriate pedagogy, learning by doing culture and promoting strong research competence at the Doctoral and Masters Level and more than 3000 Ph.D Scholars.  State of the Art research infrastructures have been created, both through Government funded S&T departments as well as through Amity resources which include instruments such as Confocal Microscope, Atomic Absorption Spectrometer, Scanning Electron Microscope, FT-IR, High Performance Liquid Chromatograph, Gas Chromatograph, Fermenter, RT-PCR. World class laboratory has been established by Amity Centre for Spintronic Material (ACSM) and the other in Amity Institute of Molecular Medicine and Stem Cell Research (AIMMSCR).

Amity University has a strong focus on Research in the diverse areas of Science & Technology ranging from Biotechnology, Food Technology, Post-Harvest Technology, Nanotechnology, Herbal, Microbial Technology, Engineering, Advance Materials, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Public health, Space Science, Molecular medicine & stem cell research, nuclear science & technology, Spintronic materials etc.

Amity has undertaken over 378 funded projects by major Science & Technology organizations at National and International level such as Ministry of Environment & Forests MoEF, DST, CSIR, DBT , ICMR, DSIR, ICAR, BIRAC,   AYUSH, DRDO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Leverhulme Trust of UK, Mirtec USA, Alexander vom Humboldt Foundation Germany of which 138 are currently ongoing.

Amity has consistently retained its position as the single largest patent filing institution since 2013. Our scientists and researchers have filed over 990 patents in last years of which 13 Patents have been granted in last 2 years.

Over 8,000+ research publications in journals of repute and 800 + books published, such as Nature Publishing group, RSC Advances, Taylor & Francis, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley Publishing. Amity faculty have developed over 2000 case studieswhich have been referred by leading institutions such as Harvard, MIT, Oxford, Stanford, etc.

The focus of the University is on bringing about meaningful change in the society  by finding low cost, pragmatic solutions to real-life problems.AUUP has emerged as a cradle of innovation with potential of benefitting society at large through developing frugal innovations along with providing intellectual capital. Some of the technologies which have been transferred recently to Industries include:

  • Iodine Based Finger print powder for developing Latent Fingerprint which has been transferred to Pyramid Cyber Security and Forensic Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
  • A novel composition for the preparation of herbal mosquito repellent and the process thereof transferred to M/s Tarini Herbal Company.
  • A novel room temperature, low cost, alarm based LPG sensor transferred to Realty Automation & Security Systems Pvt. Ltd.
  • Novel extraction procedure for dark colored herbals transferred to ShubhLaxmi Industries.
  • A Rechargeable Battery System from Waste Material transferred to M/s Welspun Energy Pvt. Ltd.
  • Rootonics transferred to M/ s. Sinon (Taiwan based company)
  • Biodegradable Plastic transferred to MNC GXT Green Inc., Boston
  • Milk Adulteration Kit transferred to M/s Everest Industries Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad
  • Process for decolorization and photocatalytic removal of organic pollutants and dyes present in real effluent of textile and dyeing industry transferred to M/s Dew Specialty Chemicals

The Think Tanks of Amity has formulated many products such as Nano particle based concrete pebble and developed a pocket friendly WATER PURIFICATION DEVICE like a tea bag, Cooking Oil testing kit, Water testing Kit, Nano Silver Gel for wound healing, India’s First Tri-fuel Hybrid Concept Car (AMITY HYBRID CAR), India’s First 4WD BAJA Vehicle, Biosensor for Dengue detection, Herbal Hand sanitizer etc.

To promote research and student exchange programme in India and abroad, Amity has initiated signing of Memorandum of Understanding with renowned institutes and organization to facilitate research and innovation as well as to create Synergy of brains. These include Indian Council of Medical Research, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Max healthcare Institute Limited, Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga , Fortis Healthcare limited, Institute of Liver and biliary science, The George Institute for Global Health (TGI), Global Health Private limited (Medanta) University of Nottingham (UK), Colorado State University(USA), York University(Canada), Kent State University(USA), University of New Castle(Australia) and Deakin University(Australia).

Amity envisions promoting scientific temper among students and the faculty members through Organizing Lecture/oration series from eminent Scientists including Nobel Laureates such as Dr. TakaakiKajita, Sir. Richard Roberts, Prof. Yoon Bo Shim, Sir Harry Kroto as well as Padma Shree Awardees such as Dr. Brahma Singh. Eminent speakers are invited from various spheres of specialization from renowned organizations at National & International Levels to lend valuable Information from their Experiences to Amitians.

 

 

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