Launch of Startup and R&D Cohort 2021 - C3i Hub, IIT Kanpur Press Conference Invite



Invitation to cover the inaugural event of C3i Hub at IIT Kanpur to launch the first cohort of startup and R&D on 23rd July 2021

It gives us immense pleasure to announce the launch of the first cohort of startupand R&D at the C3i Hub, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. You are cordially invited to a virtual press conference preceding the launch of the event on 23rd July 2021, 4.30 PM.

The event will be attended by:

  • Prof.Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, DST

  • Prof. Sandeep Verma, Secretary, SERB

  • Prof. AR Harish, Dean, Research and Development, IIT Kanpur

  • Prof. Manindra Agrawal, Project Director, C3i Hub, IIT Kanpur

  • Prof. Sandeep Shukla, Co-Project Director, C3i Hub, IIT Kanpur

  • Dr Nikhil Agarwal, CEO, C3i Hub, IIT Kanpur

Significance of the event:

The event brings together industry veterans and experts in the Indian cybersecurity space to commemorate the launch of the startup and R&D cohort. The startups, supported by C3i Hub at IIT Kanpur, will innovate to disrupt the cybersecurity space, focussing on design and development of services and products to safeguard India’s critical infrastructure. The program’s interdisciplinary focus will nurture the R&D in cybersecurity and cyber physical systems across India.

The esteemed panel will chart a way forward for the upcoming cohort aiming to redefine cybersecurity with a holistic approach.

We look forward to hosting you for a rendezvous with the esteemed guests and the visionary team at C3i Hub, IIT Kanpur.

About C3iHub

C3iHub has been set up to address the issues of cyber security of cyber physical systems in its entirety. The organisation, nurtured at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, aims to analyse security vulnerabilities and develop tools to address them at various levels of system architecture through nucleating start-ups to develop these tools at scale.

The Hub also mandates partnering with industries in the cybersecurity domain and co-create and transfer technologies to train the next generation of cyber security researchers and professionals.

Date – 23rd July 2021

Time – 4.30 PM to 5.00 PM

Meeting link –



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