Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT )


IMPacting Research INnovation and Technology (IMPRINT), the first-of-its-kind Pan-IIT and IISc joint initiative, is a Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) initiative to address  major engineering challenges that the country must address and champion to enable, empower and embolden the nation for inclusive growth and self-reliance. Department of Science and Technology is partnering with  MHRD in implementing this program.

Selected Technology Domain:

In order to pursue the mandates of IMPRINT, ten technology domains as grand engineering challenges have been thought of. The ten domains that represent the most important areas for the country along with their coordinating institutes are given below:

  1. Healthcare Technology: IIT Kharagpur
  2. Computer Technology: IIT Kharagpur
  3. Advance Materials: IIT Kanpur
  4. Water Resources: IIT Kanpur
  5. Sustainable Habitat: IIT Roorkee
  6. Security and Defense: IIT Madras
  7. Manufacturing Technology: IIT Madras
  8. Nano-technology Hardware: IIT Bombay
  9. Environment and Climate: IISc, Bangalore
  10. Energy Security: IIT Bombay

The overall  National Coordinator is IIT, Kanpur. Each domain in IMPRINT is divided into themes, sub-themes, target and topics for educational orientation, research and innovation. For details, please visit

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