• 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 the Department of Science and Technology
    under the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems,
    Government of India.

Welcome to IITM Pravartak
Technology Innovation Hub of IIT Madras

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 talents, 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

Out of the Box Thinking Through Mathematics - Course Video

Next Generation Mobile Wireless Networks - Coming Soon VIEW DETAILS

ANSYS & CADFEM - Hands-on enabled Certification Program in Electrification and 5G Simulation -
Registration Open

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

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

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

Fellowship Details - VIEW DETAILS


IITM Pravartak Technology Innovation Hub focuses on new knowledge in the area of SNACS area through extensive and application-oriented research. IITM-PTF gladly takes the role of preparing the young India for the next generation of world-class technologies. The primary activities of IITM-PTF include 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 international collaborative research for cross-fertilization of ideas.


The technology vertical identified for IITM Pravartak is Sensors, Actuators, Cyber-Physical Systems 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 Collaborations




Skill Development

Our Collaborators