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Chitkara University Professor achieves honours at Economic Times - Power of Ideas 2018

ANI  |  Chandigarh [India] 

is happy to announce that its Dr. Nitin Saluja, from Research and Innovation Network (CURIN) has got selected in Economic Times - Power of Ideas, an event by (DST) and

At Chitkara University, Research and Innovations are the prime focus for the students from their first day at the campus. Research and Innovation Program (CURIN) is the department designed dedicatedly for research and innovation on the campus. Through this department, professors, researchers, and students get a chance to work across disciplines to extend their boundaries of knowledge.

The university has 12 centres under CURIN that are contributing to build and sustain thought leadership of Innovations. These centres are involved in cutting-edge research, exploring new technologies to improve the country's infrastructure and safety and thereby contributing to the society through their discoveries.

Economic Times (ET) Power of Ideas is aimed at creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem in ET Power of Ideas received over 5,800 summaries from participants from across the country.

This time, over 300 ideas have been shortlisted to go pitch in front of the panelists after refining their ideas with mentors. Dr. Nitin Saluja's Idea E-Pancreas made it to the top 60 list after four phases of selection. The four stages of the selection process were conducted at a seven-day boot camp with excellent pitches to investors in of Management, Dr. Nitin has been awarded a grant of two lakh rupees for further enhancement of the idea and its validation.

Elaborating on his project, Dr. said, "E-Pancreas is a painless and complete non-invasive type 1 management system developed at It solves the problem of kids who have type 1 normally need to prick the skin 8 to 20 times a day bearing Another problem area is that the skin gets blue and black due to everyday punching and also the cost of glucometer and strips, lancets, insulin, injections, and syringes results in a financial burden of 65000 rupees annually (Rs. 175 per day). The device solves the problem by offering for continuous glucose monitoring and "

"We would like to congratulate Dr. for his achievement. We believe in practical education and enhancing the thought process of the students which allows them to go an extra mile in their careers. In our engineering disciplines, we are building innovators for the future. Over 130 patents filed from Chitkara University speaks volumes about our research and innovation focus," said of Chitkara University, Dr.

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First Published: Wed, March 21 2018. 18:00 IST