• Technology Innovation Hub to
    Build A Better
    Technology World
    IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation is hosted by IIT Madras
    & specializes in the area of Sensor, Networking, Actuators and Control Systems (SNACS).
  • Cutting edge Innovations in
    Cyber Physical Systems
    Technology Innovation Hub funded by Department of Science and Technology
    under National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems
    Government of India.

Welcome to IITM Pravartak

IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation is a section 08 Company housing the Technology Innovation Hub on Sensors, Networking, Actuators, and Control Systems (SNACS). We are committed to transforming the frontiers of knowledge. Our start-up ecosystem is the nurturing space of brilliant professionals, Innovative entrepreneurs, curious young talent, and inquisitive students. With world-class infrastructure, equipment, and experienced mentors, we have everything to offer for the technology hungry brains.


IITM Pravartak is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under its National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems and hosted as a Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) by IIT Madras. The NM-ICPS is a comprehensive Mission aimed at complete convergence with all stakeholders by establishing strong linkages between academia, industry, Government, and International Organizations.

Cyber-Physical System (CPS) combines digital/ cyber elements with physical objects (e.g. machines, autonomous vehicles) and data with capabilities of communication, data collection & processing, computing, decision making and action.

Upcoming Activities

Sony Finishing School Training Program - Registrations Closed VIEW DETAILS

Blockchains: Fundamentals and Applications - Registrations Closed VIEW DETAILS

Out of the Box Thinking Through Mathematics - Click here to access Lecture videos VIEW DETAILS

Next Generation Mobile Wireless Networks - Coming Soon VIEW DETAILS

ANSYS & CADFEM - Hands-on enabled Certification Program in Electrification, 5G Simulation and ADAS Solutions. -
Registrations Open

( These Advance Courses are Integrated with ANSYS License & ANSYS Learning Hub - Simulation Training for Passion Chasers )

Samvedan 2021 – “Sensing” Solutions for Bharath Grand Finale on 22nd March 2022 - VIEW DETAILS

Fellowship Details - VIEW DETAILS

Seed Support System for Startup Funding - VIEW DETAILS

Call for Proposal - Prayas - VIEW DETAILS

Call for Proposal - Dial - VIEW DETAILS

EIR - Entrepreneur in Residence VIEW DETAILS


The Objectives of IITM Pravartak Technology Innovation Hub is to focus on new knowledge on SNACS area through extensive and application oriented research. IITM-PTF gladly takes the role of preparing the young India for the next generation world class technologies. The primary activities of IITM-PTF includes Technology Development, Entrepreneurship Development, Human Resource Development and International Collaboration, thus providing an eco-system for technology development and deployment.

  • Technology Development: Through expert-driven research, Consortium based Research through Cluster-Based Network Programmes, directed research for the specific requirements of Industry, other Govt. verticals and International Collaborative Research Programmes.
  • HRD & Skill Development: Through Fellowship Based UG/ PG, Ph.D., Post- Doctoral and Short Term Training for Faculty .
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Start-up Ecosystem: To enhance competencies, capacity building and training to nurture innovation and Start-up ecosystem.
  • International Collaborations: To establish and strengthen the international collaborative research for cross-fertilization of ideas.


The technology vertical identified for IITM Pravartak is Sensors, Actuators, Cyber Physical System is an integrated system involving Sensors, Networking, Actuators and Control Systems (SNACS).

Research areas of IITM Pravartak funded Projects
  • Communication
  • Circuits
  • Sensing system
  • IIS- Information, Integration and Information
  • Robust intelligence
  • Control of automated systems
  • Assistive Integrative Sensing Tools
  • Data-Driven Deep learning methods - to Analyse Heterogeneous networked Data with applications to disease and medicine
  • Sensors and Actuators Semi-Automated Rehabilitation in the Home using
  • Wearable devices with sensors and actuators for medical assistance including rehabilitation, managing sleep disorders and medical visualization with endoscopes.
  • Cube satellites

Proud to achieve


International Collaboration




Skill Development

Our Collaborators