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IIT-Kanpur created an ICU-grade ventilator, costing less than half of the imported ones

Keeping in sight the high number of COVID-19 patients in the country who need ventilator services, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kanpur has developed a ventilator, which is significantly cheaper than the ones available in the market. A startup formed at IIT Kanpur, has created a top-notch quality ventilator in just 2-3 months with indigenous technology and equipment. Imported ventilators are sold at a price of 10-12 lakhs but this new ventilator model is available at 2.5 to 3 lakhs.

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IIT Kanpur to boast of 1.3 Petaflop Supercomputer; e-MoU signed with C-DAC

Last year, IIT Kharagpur witnessed the installation of India's first state-of-the-art 1.3 Petaflop high-performance computing facility and datacenter ecosystem under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM). Now, it is IIT Kanpur's turn. This supercomputer will be made entirely under the banner of Make in India and it is equipped with lightning speed processing capabilities, pertaining to technology. An e-MoU has been signed between IIT Kanpur and the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to set up and operate it.

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Prof. at IIT Kanpur wins the Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award for research on the subject of Cancer

Dr. Bushra Ateeq, Associate Professor of the "Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering Department" of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is acquitted with the credit of doing an exceptional and detailed study on the subject of cancer. Her golden contribution has been duly acknowledged with the inclusion of her name in the list of winners of the Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award for Science and Technology 2020 in the Medical Science field.
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IIT-Kanpur's E-Spin nanotech startup has introduced designer masks to battle COVID-19

Masks have become an indispensable part of the ongoing pandemic and it is a life-saving equipment, keeping in view the nature of the virus. So in a bid to save the citizens from contracting the disease, the folks at IIT-Kanpur have come up with unique fashionable designer masks. These indigenous masks are said to be effective in countering the COVID-19 infection.

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