IIT Bombay has recently ties up with Australia's Monash University for research work as to widen the scope of education and research.
IITB has have established a department ‘IITB-Monash Research Academy' at Powai (Mumbai) for the research. Australia’s Minister for Education and Training Minister, Christopher Pyne officially opened the new facility in the campus.
“The new building would enhance strategic research collaboration between the Institute and Australia’s Monash University. The Australian Government greatly values our strong relationship with India, particularly in education and research.” said Pyne to the media.
The Australian Government, through the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund, was one of the early contributors to this joint venture, providing $1.5 million in seed funding to establish the IITB-Monash Research Academy.