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IIT Bombay Signs MoU with Godrej Aerospace for R&D in Aerospace & Defence projects

~ The three-year MoU will enable the two organizations to leverage their expertise and resources for developing innovative tech and design.

Mumbai, XX May 2023: Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group, with its business unit Godrej Aerospace has entered into a strategic partnership with the esteemed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay to collaborate on cutting-edge research and development projects in the field of Aerospace and Defence (A&D). This three-year collaboration brings together the expertise and resources of both organizations to develop innovative technologies and solutions for the growing requirements of A&D sector.

Maneck Behramkamdin, Sr. VP & Business Head, Godrej Aerospace, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration with IIT Bombay, stating, "We are privileged to work closely with IIT Bombay and explore the endless possibilities to drive innovation in the aerospace industry while also advancing the agenda of indigenous manufacturing by maintaining our in-house design & capabilities within India."

As part of its commitment to promoting indigenous manufacturing and strengthening India's self-reliant aerospace and defence sector, Godrej Aerospace aims to work closely with IIT Bombay to improve its in-house design and development competencies. The partnership will combine the engineering and technological expertise of Godrej Aerospace with the extensive knowledge domains of IIT Bombay.

"This partnership with Godrej Aerospace will enable us to work together closely and advance India's aerospace and defence sector, which is an important step towards strengthening the country's strategic capabilities" said Prof. Milind Atrey, Dean R&D, representing IIT Bombay.

The Ceremony was graced by the presence of Prof. V. Venkateswara Rao, Director, DIA-COE, IIT Bombay, Mr.S. Venugopal, Technical Adviser, Aero Systems from M/S Godrej along with signing authorities Mr. Maneck Behramkamdin , Vice president, M/S Godrej & Boyce - Aerospace and Defence and Prof. Milind Atrey, Dean R&D, IIT Bombay

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Mumbai, Maharashtra-400076

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