Udupi, Mar 21: Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal and Magnic Technologies Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, signed a MoU to collaborate on scientific research to co-develop new technologies for the benefit of society, in the area of laser spectroscopic instrumentation and its application in the jewellery industry.
Karthikeyan C, managing director of Magnic Technologies Pvt Ltd, who recently received the best start-up award from NITI AAYOG, Government of India, said, “Magnic already has ferrous particle detector machine in the market for gold jewellery and we would like to develop non-ferrous particle detector with MAHE collaboration. We are delighted to sign this agreement and looking forward to long-lasting collaboration."
Dr Narayana Sabhahit, MAHE pro vice-chancellor (technology and sciences), said, “MAHE is pleased to collaborate with Magnic in developing new technologies for non-ferrous impurity detection in gold jewellery."
While signing the agreement MAHE registrar Dr Giridhar P Kini said, “MAHE promotes multidimensional industry-academia engagement and I hope this collaboration will benefit both Magnic and MAHE."
Dr Raviraja N S (director of planning & monitoring, and corporate relations), Dr Sajan D George (head, department of Atomic and Molecular Physics, MAHE), Dr Unnikrishnan V (associate professor of Atomic and Molecular Physics, MAHE) were also present during the signing ceremony.