Intel® Higher Education Program advances technology innovation in collaboration with universities and governments worldwide. The Higher Education Program focuses on research and entrepreneurship activities to pursue technical degrees and helps move that technology out of university labs and into local communities through research grants, technology entrepreneurship forums, and mentoring by Intel technologists.
In India, the program has reached out to over 20,000 students and 1500 faculties across 300 institutes. Intel India works closely with premier institutes for research and curriculum development and integration. IIT Kanpur is identified as focus school for Intel Higher Education Program India.
Intel Higher Education Program in India also collaborates with the Government of India – Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Communication & IT, Department of Technical Education and other ecosystem partners like NASSCOM, TEQIP to expand university curricula, engage in focused research, encourage students to pursue advanced technical degrees, and build local innovation capacity through entrepreneurship so they are able to function in, and shape, the world ahead.