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Collaboration With Domestic and Global Institutions

Forging alliance with premier global institutes will form a crucial part of NIFTEM’s work culture. The objective is to bring best-of-the breed technology and expertise into the country through successful alliances and collaborate with renowned institutes in the global food industry to develop and deliver cutting-edge technology. As part of its endeavour to bring in global methodology and expertise into indian Food Processing Industries, NIFTEM and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University (CALS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in January, 2008 to collaborate in the fields of Human Resource Development, applied research and industry oriented innovation. Cornell University, a global leader in Food Science Education, and Sathguru, the Indian associate of Cornell University, and to engage in providing strategic support to NIFTEM by offering it research, conducting education programmes in the areas of Food Science and Supporting Enterprise Development.
As the institute grows, NIFTEM will reach out to some of the world’s best agencies to foster collaborative partnerships. The departments of teaching and research at NIFTEM will also benefit from long-term association with prominent international institutions through student and faculty exchange programmes and joint research initiatives.

Probable areas of collaboration between NIFTEM and Global institutions:

  • Course design and faculty exchange.
  • R&D in various sub-segments.
  • Business incubation.
  • Developing food quality and safety standards and evolving testing protocols.
  • Consumer research information sharing.
  • Developing and strengthening research programmes (fundamental and applied) and their linkages with industry and end-consumers.

Details of MOU with Institute/Organization in india/abroad:

Name of the Institute/Organization Address MOU Signed on
Wageningen University & Stichting DLO, The Netherlands Wageningen University
and Research Center
P.O.:Box 9101, 6700 HB Wageningen,
The Netherlands
Tel. No.: +31 (0) 317480100
8th Nov 2011
Kansas State University (KSU), USA KSU, Manhattan
KS - 66506
29th Aug 2013
GS1 India, New Delhi GS1 India 330, 2nd Floor
'C' Wing, August Kranti Bhawan, Bhikaji Cama Place New Delhi - 110066, India
27th Sep 2013
Institute for Food Safety and Health Illinois Institute of Technology (IFSH), Chicago, USA 6502, South Archer Road
Bedford Park, Illinois
Chicago, USA
Email : Kkrishn2[at]iit[dot]edu
9th Jan 2014
Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi Pusa Campus
New Delhi - 110012
9th Jan 2014
National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal NDRI
Karnal - 132001, Haryana
9th Jan 2014
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA University of Nebraska
1400, R Street, Lincoln, USA
10th Jan 2014
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow Prabandh Nagar, Sitapur Road, Lucknow - 226013 27th June 2014
Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Kharagpur 119, IIT
Kharagpur - 721302
Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), Mysore DFRL, Siddhartnagar Mysore, (Karnataka) 18th June 2014
University of Saskatchewan, Canada 105, Administration Pl Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A1 23rd April 2014
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Gandhinagar Gujarat 18th June 2015
CIPHET, Ludhiana PAU Campus, Ludhiana, Punjab 18th June 2015