The IITM Team comprising of Sameer Babu (OE17D013), Karthika Sivakumar (EE13B083), Manish Kumar Tiwari (EE16M005) and project associates in the Department of Ocean Engineering - Gideon D'Souza and Femin V. Francis, mentored by Prof. David Koilpillai and Dr. Tarun K. Chandrayadula has been placed among the Top 16 of the India Innovation Growth Program 2.0 (IIGP 2.0) Open Innovation Challenge, sponsored by the DST, LockHeed Martin and Tata Trusts, for their ‘AQUA-FI’, an underwater acoustic modem. 

The Top 16 Teams will be provided financial support of Rs.25 lakhs for incubating companies, IIGP mentoring support and support for technology transfer. 

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