Tata Steel inks MoU with C-MET Thrissur, Digital University Kerala to set up IICG
23rd Jun 2022

Tata Steel has joined hands with C-MET Thrissur, an autonomous society of MeitY, Govt. of India, and Digital University Kerala to set up a national ‘India Innovation Centre for Graphene’ (IICG), largely funded by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), and the Government of Kerala.

IICG has been envisioned to develop breakthrough graphene technologies and promote translational research with a focus on technologies to develop socially relevant products and applications working along with industry, academia, and startups. Tata Steel will assist the Centre in identifying industrial needs, participating in application development, scaling up, and developing a go-to-market strategy for selected technologies. The Company will play a key role in operationalising the Centre.

Tata Steel, the flagship company of the Tata group, is the first integrated steel plant in Asia and is now the world’s second most geographically diversified steel producer and a Fortune 500 company.