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Institutional Membership (Corporate)

The activities at the MRC are focussed on industry relevant research that contribute towards real world problem solving and generate competent human resources for the growing maritime sector. MRC acts as a powerful interface between strategy, policy, academia and industry.

Corporations can opt to become members of MRC with a  registration fee as follows :-

  1. Academic Institutions : INR 200,000
  2. Not for Profit Organzations : INR 300,000
  3. Commercial & Blue Economic Entity : INR 500,000

The institutional members will be entitled to: (a) Sharing of insights and regular stakeholder interactions (b) Sharing of research outcomes and publications. (c) Invite to regular events and co-hosting of events. (d) Access to the Maritime Library. (e) Participation in the Open Day event held every six months. (f) Participation in the research activities. (g) Data sharing only for research scholars at MRC. (h) Hosting of stakeholders for projectsand expert guidance.

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Our Corporate Partnerships

M/s Nirdhwani Technology Pvt Ltd is a start-up with niche capabilities in the underwater domain. The promoters of the company have rich experience in the maritime domain and strong technical expertise in the underwater signal processing domain. We would like to grow into a team that will be market leaders in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) and in due course globally for providing consultancy, hardware and software products and services towards the larger realization of Underwater Domain Awareness (UDA). We are also working towards sensitizing the stakeholders and the governments to bring cogent and visible regulations and strategic vision to enable sustainable growth for our business. The activities of the company will be aligned towards a well thought out vision of sustainable growth in the region so that we are contributing to a safe and secure marine environment in the IOR and beyond. We have a strong business model that should be able to minimize uncertainties for our business, partners and employees, and also ensure steady growth for the entire team together.

L&T is one of India’s leading companies for supply of Defence Equipment and Systems in the private sector, with over 30 years of experience in this field. We provide indigenous, design-to-delivery solutions across the defence spectrum – from land-based weapon launch systems, air defence and artillery systems and upgrades, to naval weapon launch systems with fire control solutions, bridging systems, communication, avionics, C4I and missile system

The Bajaj Group is amongst the top 10 business houses in India. Its footprint stretches over a wide range of industries, spanning automobiles (two wheelers manufacturer and three wheelers manufacturer), home appliances, lighting, iron and steel, insurance, travel and finance. The group’s flagship company, Bajaj Auto, is ranked as the world’s fourth largest three and two wheeler manufacturer and the Bajaj brand is well-known across several countries in Latin America, Africa, Middle East, South and South East Asia.

Cochin Shipyard Limited is the largest shipbuilding and maintenance facility in India. It is part of a line of maritime-related facilities in the port-city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India. Of the services provided by the shipyard are building platform supply vessels and double-hulled oil tankers.

Bharat Electronics Limited (IAST: Bhārat Electronics limiṭeḍ) (BEL) is an Indian state-owned aerospace and defence company with about nine factories, and several regional offices in India.It is owned by the Indian Government and primarily manufactures advanced electronic products for the Indian Armed Forces. BEL is one of nine PSUs under the Ministry of Defence of India. It has been accorded Navratna status by the Government of India.

Aimil has a dedicated mission: To provide optimal Quality and Customer Service by innovation and integration of leading edge global technologies”. Their Guiding Principles, Mission, Core Values and Objectives form the core of their business ethics and philosophy which has enabled them to achieve remarkable growth and sustainable impact in the lives of their people and customers.

Mahindra Defense Naval Systems is a subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited focusing on defence centric products. Our main production facility at Pune is primarily for manufacturing products for Underwater Armament applications for Indian Navy involving the fields of Composites, Mechanical and Electronics., we have also partnered with various Ordnance Factories . Public Sector Undertakings and premier research laboratories of Defence Research & Development Organization assisting in development of highly specialized products requiring latest technologies, some of them for the first time in India. Our range of products primarily include Weapon systems with associated electronics, Armament systems, Composite /FRP based containers and weapon accessories and hardware for the Ammunition casings. Our team consists of a mix of young and experienced professionals with excellent knowledge on all the aspects of manufacturing especially for the defence centric products. Apart from executing contracts for design, developments and manufacturing of Armament related projects.

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    Address: Maritime Research Center, Koregaon Bhima, Pune, Maharashtra – 412216

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