The IIP Cell at NITK, Surathkal is engaged in building Institute Industry Collaboration for mutual benefit. The Cell is headed by a faculty member of Associate Professor or above grade supported by a Literate Assistant. The faculty in-charge reports to Dean (P & D)/Director.
IIP Cell is mainly involved in handling of Testing and Consultancy works of all the departments and also arranging endowment lectures.
The Institute Revenue Generation through Testing and Consultancy has been improving substantially. The total revenue through Testing & Consultancy works for the last five years is as follows:
2013-14 Rs. 1.63 crores
2012-13 Rs. 3.26 crores
2011-12 Rs. 4.17 crores
2010-11 Rs. 1.69 crores
2009-10 Rs. 1.06 crores
IIP Cell has been encouraging industries in the local region to make use of the testing and experimental facilities of the Institute.
List of Industries/Companies/Banks for which Consultancy Services has been provided from the various departments includes:
Faculty in-charge: Kulkarni S M