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IIM Kozhikode incubatee startup develops swab sample collection robot for safe and speedy testing

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) based incubatee start-up, ispAgro, has developed a functional prototype of a robotic swab sample collection arm which can be remotely controlled for safe and…

NIF’s Challenge COVID-19 Competition (C3) winning models ready to make a difference

The National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF), an autonomous body of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) has identified several S&T based innovative solutions through the Challenge COVID-19 Competition…

Desi PPE Kit prototypes ready, undergoing a second round of testing in Chennai

WUD, IIT-D, AIIMS, New Delhi, and Loyal Textile Mills (Chennai) collaborate, prototypes undergoing trial, will become open source for all manufacturers   A dedicated team of professors and researchers from…

IIT Bombay scientists working on a gel for nasal passage as prevention for COVID 19

Funded by DST, the gel is expected to be ready in nine months Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering (DBB), IIT Bombay is working on project for capturing and inactivation of…

LPU Students develop Smart Dustbin ‘Ally’ for contactless waste collection and disposal at Hospitals

In the wake of Covid-19, a research team comprising of students and professors at Lovely Professional University have developed an interactive smart dustbin called ‘Ally’, which can be used at hospitals…

IIT Roorkee develops low-cost portable ventilator—‘Prana-Vayu’—to tackle COVID-19

IIT Roorkee has developed a low-cost portable ventilator that can be useful to ensure the survival of COVID-19 patients. Named as ‘Prana-Vayu,’ the closed-loop ventilator is developed in collaboration with…