IIT Kanpur Research and Technology Park Foundation (Technopark@iitk)

IIT Kanpur Research and Technology Park Foundation (Technopark@iitk)

Inviting Industry and R&D Organizations to collaborate with world-class Research and Innovation Ecosystem of IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur Research and Technology Park Foundation, with the brand name Technopark@iitk, is a Section 8 not-for-profit company aimed at facilitating and accelerating industry-academia R&D collaborations to boost co-development of cutting-edge indigenous technologies in line with the national priorities. In operations since March 2019, Technopark@iitk is fully owned and promoted by IIT Kanpur.


  • Increase and accelerate R&D collaborations spanning all industrial sectors.
  • Strengthen industry-student connect.
  • Build a robust R&D Ecosystem by partnering with industry associations and government entities.
  • Build and manage specialized labs and facilities for specific industry needs.
  • Train and upskill through courses and workshops.
  • Bridge TRL gaps for lab to market transition enabling translational research and two-way flow of knowledge and resources.


  • Office and Lab spaces with all modern facilities on lease.
  • Defining and articulating technical challenges.
  • Identification of domain experts for industry-specific requirements.
  • Interface with IITK faculty.
  • Engagement with IITK students and research scholars (through ReWoP).
  • Identification of high-end lab infrastructure.
  • Access to state-of-the-art Central Research Facilities (CRF).
  • Access to IITK Library for research and reference.
  • Advice on licensing and commercialization of IITK patent technology.
  • Advice and information on Government funding schemes for research and technology development.
  • Participation in Special Interest Group Meets and industry events.
  • Opportunities to attend courses/workshops/seminars for skills upgradation.

18 Member Companies



  • Innovators (Resident Companies): Allows companies to avail wide range of benefits offered by Technopark, leverage IIT Kanpur's R&D strengths, and seek deeper engagement through collocation within the IITK campus by setting up their R&D centers in Technopark. The office/lab spaces fall under three categories#:
  • CAT-A - For startups graduating from incubators with whom Technopark has a strategic collaboration. A discount of 40% on the baseline rent* is offered for two years, after which the company is moved to CAT-B.
  • CAT-B - For MSMEs (annual turnover < Rs. 10 crores). A discount of 20% on the baseline rent* is offered.
  • CAT-C – For all other companies, the baseline rent* is applicable.

# Conditions apply and the rates mentioned are subject to change. Please contact Technopark@iitk for latest information.
*Baseline Rent: Rs 55 per sq. ft. of super built up area (SBUA). SBUA is 125% of carpet area.

  • Pioneers (Affiliate Companies): Allows companies to leverage IIT Kanpur's R&D strengths and avail the wide range of benefits offered by Technopark.
    Membership Fee is Rs 50,000 for the first year and Rs. 1 lakh per annum for the subsequent years (GST charges applicable).

Upcoming Technopark@iitk Infrastructure

(located within IIT Kanpur premises)


For more details, contact inquiry@technoparkiitk.com, coo@technoparkiitk.com