New Delhi: Lovely Professional University (LPU), India’s largest private university has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bruker India Scientific Pvt. Ltd, a subsidiary of Bruker Corporation, USA, a global leader in advanced instrumentation for science and industry. The partnership is aimed to collaborate on research, training and new application development in the field of pharmacy, agriculture, environment, food technology, nanotechnology and material science.
As part of the MoU, LPU will set up a facility called ‘Bruker-LPU Centre of Excellence’ for Microstructural Studies at its campus in Phagwara. The facility will be available to all the researchers and scientists across India working in the field of material science and nanotechnology. Bruker will provide the latest scientific instruments and high-value analytical and diagnostic solutions to LPU ahead of their commercial release. The company will also offer research/travel grant to deserving students for performing research in various fields. Bruker also has an online community platform for researchers across universities to network with each other. Student researchers from LPU will get access to this network, enabling them to network with their peers/seniors at universities and institutions across India.
Dr. G. Geetha Professor, Additional Dean and Head of Division of Research and Development at LPU said, “The MoU with Bruker will accelerate a wide range of research and outreach activities at LPU. It will enable our students, researchers and faculties to conduct deeper research in the field of agriculture, pharmacy, nanotechnology, environment and material science. Moreover, Bruker’s online community platform will enable our students to network with senior researchers at institutions like IITs, IISC and CSIR, which will not only accelerate their learning but will also help them in their future research endeavours.”