- Virginia Tech will next year open the Virginia Tech ICTAS Innovation Center, its largest research center outside the United States, in Chennai, India.
- The 6,000-square-foot facility will be overseen by the university's growing Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, and the university will provide as much as $1.5 million in start-up funds while partner MARG Ltd. will provide the high-tech labs with equipment.
- The center will focus on three areas of research: low-cost energy technologies, advanced communication and "smart" radio systems, and nanotechnology.
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Virginia Tech is poised to open its largest research center outside the United States next year in Chennai, India. The Virginia Tech ICTAS Innovation Center will be overseen by Tech's growing Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science and a 6,000-square-foot facility is expected to open in spring 2013 in Chennai, said Guru Ghosh, associate vice president for outreach and international affairs. ...