DCM Shriram collaborates with ICT Mumbai to advance R&D in chemical industry
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DCM Shriram collaborates with ICT Mumbai to advance R&D in chemical industry

Partnering with ICT Mumbai aligns with our commitment to pioneering cutting-edge solutions and enhancing our product development capabilities

  • By ICN Bureau | May 28, 2024

DCM Shriram Ltd, India’s second largest Chlor Alkali manufacturer, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai.

This strategic collaboration aims to advance research and development (R&D) in the chemical industry, leveraging ICT Mumbai’s academic prowess and DCM Shriram’s industrial expertise.

The MoU was signed in a formal ceremony attended by Prof. Aniruddha Pandit, Vice Chancellor of ICT Mumbai, and Dr. Debabrata Rautaray, Chief Product Development & Innovation Officer of DCM Shriram Chemicals.

“Partnering with ICT Mumbai aligns with our commitment to pioneering cutting-edge solutions and enhancing our product development capabilities. We are confident that this synergy will yield significant advancements towards delivering sustainable solutions to our customers,” said Sabaleel Nandy, Executive Director & CEO, DCM Shriram Chemicals.

This collaboration will see ICT Mumbai undertake specialized R&D projects tailored to DCM Shriram Chemicals objectives. The identified areas are Chemicals Engineering & Processing; Epoxy polymers and composites; Water treatment chemicals and, Bio & Sustainable materials. Projects will be conducted under the supervision of designated experts from ICT, ensuring high standards of academic and research rigor. DCM Shriram will work closely with ICT to align project goals and timelines, facilitating a seamless integration of research outcomes into practical applications.

Speaking at the occasion, Prof. Pandit said, “We are very happy to have signed this mutually beneficial MoU with DCM Shriram. Their industrial expertise in the sector will allow the ICT faculty and scientists to identify relevant research areas and will enable them to carry out translational research. Our graduating students will also develop a familiarity with the operations of DCM Shriram as a future career option.”

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