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Technithon International Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based company with specialization in cutting-edge sulf(on)ationprocesses, surfactantsand environmental technologies, joins IIT Kanpur Research and Technology Park (Technopark@iitk) as its esteemed member to engage with IIT Kanpur on R&D collaborations, starting with the Department of Chemical Engineering. The company has clients spread across the globe and boasts of well-equipped fabrication and construction facilities in Silvassa,India
"Thecompany’s intent is to develop sustainable processes and solutions including liquid phase sulf(on)ation technologies for aliphatic, olefinic and aromatics alkylates and developing surfactants and ultra-concentrated end-product formulations for home and personal care products using renewable and indigenous inputs," informed Mr. Sanjay Trivedi, Founder and Chairman, Trivedi Groupe of companies. Mr. Trivedi is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur of batch 1975.
Technithon Internationale plans to expand its collaborative work with IITK in near future and has expressed interest insetting up a R&D laboratory and pilot plant facility in the upcoming Technopark@iitk building. “We are proud and delighted with this new partnership with Technithon. We are also excited about the possibility of establishing their R&D lab and pilot plant facility in the upcoming Technopark facility. The upcoming Technopark building would be a 250,000 sq. ft. facility comprising offices, labs, along with all the modern amenities,” said Prof. Gopal Kamath, Professor-In-charge of Technopark@iitk.
Technopark@iitk has recently launched its Explorer, Pioneer and Innovator programs that have been specially designed to cater to the needs of the industry.