Dynamatic will collaborate with IIT Kanpur for joint indigenous development of innovative Unmanned Aerial Systems of Various types for wide range of applications for Indian Defence forces. Both the organizations have identified strong mutual interest to leverage respective capabilities and undertake design, development, manufacturing of a wide range of UAVs and other related technologies. The jointly developed products would substitute the currently imported UAVs with superior indigenous technology that would enable self-reliance at a reduced cost.
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has been conducting cutting edge research in various domains related to defense and homeland security industries and have developed several technologies and filed multiple patents in areas related to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) development. To commercialize these technologies and put them to the service of the nation, to truly realize the dream of ‘Atmanirbharta’ IIT Kanpur has decided to partner with Dynamatic Technologies Limited, which is global Tier 1 supplier to Domestic OEMs like HAL, BEL and International OEMs Airbus Boeing, Bell and is a global leader in manufacturing technologies. The Company is involved in R&D of latest technologies in the fields of Aerospace, Agriculture, Hydraulics and Homeland Security.
The MoU was signed by Dean of R&D, IIT Kanpur Prof. A. R. Harish and Mr. Arvind Mishra, ED & Global COO Dynamatic Hydraulics in the presence of Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT Kanpur and Dr. Udayant Malhoutra, CEO & Managing Director, Dynamatic Technologies Ltd.
Prof. Karandikar called this collaboration with Dynamatic Technologies Limited as an important development that would support the ongoing R&D activities at IIT Kanpur in the domain of Unmanned Systems and Robotics aimed at enabling rapid commercialization of existing solutions for the greater good of various users ranging from police, para-military and defense forces.
“This partnership between Dynamatic and IIT Kanpur is unique, as it brings Academia and Industry together to develop new products specific to customer requirement. This collaboration will fast track concept to development using the state-of-the-art facilities and resources available across IITK and Dynamatic.” Udayant Malhoutra