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New Delhi, February 15, 2024: A historic collaboration has been forged between Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT Roorkee), an esteemed academic institute of national importance, and Engineers India Limited (EIL), a leading Engineering, Technology and Total energy consultancy company. This landmark partnership aims to drive innovation and advance research in critical areas of green technologies, marking a significant milestone in the pursuit of scientific excellence.

The memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between IIT Roorkee and EIL outlines a comprehensive framework for cooperation in research-related activities. Leveraging their respective expertise and resources, both organizations are set to embark on collaborative projects focusing on cutting-edge research initiatives.

At the forefront of this collaboration is a joint commitment towards sustainability and resource utilization. Key research domains identified for exploration include innovative methods for converting carbon dioxide (CO2) into valuable chemicals, demonstrating a dedication to mitigating greenhouse gas emissions while unlocking economic opportunities. This also includes pioneering efforts in the tri-reforming of methane to produce syngas, catalytic conversions of CO2 into olefin and methanol, and the development of catalytic processes for converting lignocellulosic biomass into high-value chemicals. These endeavors signify a profound commitment of both the organizations towards environmental stewardship and the transition towards a circular, green and bio-based economy.

This collaboration between IIT Roorkee and EIL signifies a significant advancement in the pursuit of sustainable innovation. Together, the partnership leverages collective expertise and resources to address pressing environmental challenges and pioneer solutions for a greener and more prosperous future. By combining strengths and a shared commitment to excellence, this collaboration is poised to drive impactful change and create a lasting legacy of sustainability for generations to come.