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Central Advanced Research Centre has been established in 1.5 lakh sq. ft. built up area with sophisticated equipment for advanced research.

KIIT has set up Innovation and Entrepreneurship Cell to provide technical knowledge and facilities for starting technology driven enterprises as well as doing research for producing cost-effective techniques. It fosters entrepreneurship among students and assists budding entrepreneurs by providing them with necessary resources.

Centre for Industry Institutional Interface has been set up to devise strategies for the promotion of synergistic interface with industry. It also sensitizes the academia towards needs of the industry, besides organizing events involving the industry.

CIR and R&D Cell has been established to achieve the strategic goals of KIIT and to promote identity of the University as a modern, dynamic, research-intensive institution as well as to enhance the University’s activity and profile in graduate studies and research. The Cell has been instrumental to organize international and national conferences where agglomeration of laureates from worldwide have delivered vital and essential information. The Cell has earned fund sanction from Government and industries towards research. It also coordinates the activities associated with ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ (IPR) with an objective to generate revenue from the use (protect / sell) of intellectual property generated on campus by research projects & consultancy.

University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP), dedicated for the cause of University level education in Asia and the Pacific, is an association of government and non-government organizations which administer student mobility in order to enhance international understanding among university students in 34 member countries with more than 364 participating Universities in the region of Asia and the Pacific. KIIT has the unique distinction of housing UMAP National Secretariat of India.

KIIT-TBI, an initiative of KIIT supported by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India, offers incubation facilities and enables the incubatees to work in a secure, innovative and entrepreneurial environment as they progress through various stages of entrepreneurial development. KIIT-TBI is networked with all TBIs in the country through various networks like ISBA through which it is further networked with AABI (Asia Pacific), European UKBI and US NBIA. It is also a member of Asia Pacific Incubator Network (APIN). The current focus of the Incubator is in the area of Pharma-biotech, Bioinformatics, Exploitive Micro-biology, Agri-tech & Information technology, robotics and other Electronics and Engineering based technology – with a mandate to make the technology available to the civil society and the marginalised sections in the shortest time.

BDTC was established at School of Biotechnology in April 2009, supported by Ministry of New and renewable energy (MNRE), Govt. of India. The centre is running with a broad objective to provide technical services and trainings for biogas in Odisha and for Implementation & awareness creation of the programme.

Centre for Children’s Studies is a joint initiative of KIIT and UNICEF. It aims to strengthen the existing systems to promote strategic knowledge management and building a knowledge base on children’s and women’s issues concerning the state of Odisha with focus on social inclusion. Through this Centre, KIIT and UNICEF will work together to develop platform and system to promote generation, analysis and sharing of strategic knowledge that inform policy and programme.

Established as a boundary organization, KIIT-CEGS’s overall goal is to support and strengthen an enabling environment of knowledge co-production for evidence-based policy processes and governance at various levels in society.

KIIT-CEGS has been associated with these processes through systematic research, timely communication, and effective societal engagements on various issues of human development.

Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) is a venture of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) team India consortium with a vision to provide affordable health care with discovering novel therapies for neglected tropical diseases such as tuberculosis and malaria. The School of Biotechnology (SBT) has been selected as one of the centre to engage in research activities on drug discoveries for Tuberculosis.

KSOM has partnered with IBM to avail training activities and provide software and support for it’s students and faculties through IBM-KSOM Centre of Excellence. The centre conducts faculty and student development programs, free of cost. Participants who complete the program successfully are deemed ‘Subject Matter Experts’ in the respective area.

COE-SAP, which functions in KIIT School of Management in alliance with SAP UA, provides SAP education to MBA students so as to make them perfect IT enabled business graduates to work not only in SAP client organizations, but also all other promising business environments meaningfully.

Dessault Systeme COE imparts training to Management students in the area of PLM (Product Lifecycle Management).

Established in the School of Mechanical Engineering, its objective is to impart project- based training of PLM Software tools for cutting-edge technology enabled solutions

SAEINDIAKIIT Student chapter is the most vibrant society in the University where students are trained to design, develop and fabricate indigenously different types of vehicles and also promoted to participate in various events like BAJA, SUPRA, Eco-Marathon, Effi-Cycle, Off-Highway, etc.

ISTE Students’ and Faculty Chapters functions in KIIT to look after career development of faculties and personality development of students.

East Zone Nodal Centre of National Board of Accreditation (NBA) is functioning in KIIT University. The Centre trains resource persons in the University.

Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things (IoT) functions under School of Computer Engineering. The Centre has brought together a dedicated team of students under the guidance of encouraging faculty members, who are working hard to find IoT equipped solutions to the day-to-day problems. At present, it is working on following projects: Home Automation; Environmental Monitoring Tool; Smart UV and SPF Monitoring System; Prevention Of Border Infiltration; Dynamic Speed Board; Smart Alarm Pill Box; Smart Garbage Monitoring System; Smart Lock; Smart Water Management System; Staircase Light Automation; Cap For The Visually Impaired; Wi-Fi Bot using Arduino Uno & ESP8266; Full Home Automation using Arduino Uno, ESP8266 & Python; Station using Personal Weather NodeMCU and DHT11 Sensor; and ChatBot using Raspberry Pi 3, Python Programming and Android App.

Facilities: Intel® Galileo Development Boards, WiFi Adaptors. Arduino® UNO Boards, Sensors, Relays GSM shield and ESP8266 for IoT prototyping. Wireless Network access to Mathwork’s ThingSpeak® Cloud and CloudMQTT.