Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) has won the Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Award in the academic institution's category.
With this award, IIT Bombay has joined the list of top 12 innovators in India. The institute emerged as a top innovator in the Academic Institution category with the highest number of unique patent families published between 2015-17. It also showcased a healthy performance in the category of success and globalization parameters.
Prof. A.K. Suresh, Deputy Director (Academic and Infrastructural Affairs) received the award on behalf of IIT Bombay at a ceremony held on May 16, 2018, in Bengaluru.
The awards were classified into three broad categories:
- Government Research Organizations
- Academic Institutions
Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Award recognized and honors the most innovative research businesses, educational institutions and commercial enterprises whose headquarters are located in India for the spirit of innovation in R&D.
IIT Bombay was established in the year 1958 and is recognized as a leader in the field of technical education across the globe. The premier institution attracts students from all over the country for its bachelor’s, masters and research programmes. It also has various ties up both at a national and international level to enrich its educational programmes and enhance research in different fields.