Gujarat Technological University (GTU) will undertake research into nano technology as well as mobile applications in the near future. The decision was taken in a meeting that was attended by different professors and principals of engineering colleges at GTU on Friday.
GTU has established 20 innovation sankuls and 300 clubs across the state to promote industry- academia projects.
Principal of Chandkheda-based Vishwakarma Engineering College MR Patel said it was time to gear up for research in nano technology. "It is surely the next big thing, and we should not miss the opportunity" said Patel, who also heads the Naroda Sankul for innovation.
Dilip Modi, managing director of Spice Mobility Ltd also paid a visit to GTU to know of the kind of research being done by different colleges of GTU.
He was particularly interested in the mobile application research done by a Bhavnagar based engineering college. He also promised to work jointly with GTU in this field. "I can see the potential in the students. We can definitely work together" assured Modi.