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IFC, IIT Jammu, and Tabreed Break New Ground with Sustainable Cooling Innovation Lab and Startup Incubator in India

By District Energy posted 12-21-2023 07:18


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In a pioneering partnership in the subcontinent, the Indian Institute of Technology Jammu (IIT Jammu), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the global leader in cooling utilities, Tabreed India, have launched an innovation lab and start-up incubator to rapidly advance the development and deployment of cutting-edge, climate-smart cooling solutions.
The inauguration of the lab, located at the IIT Jammu campus, comes on the heels of COP28, and is part of IFC's TechEmerge Sustainable Cooling Innovation program, which is implemented in partnership with UK Aid and Tabreed India. Through a unique and an independent approach, the lab will leverage IFC's global reach and Tabreed's unmatched scale in deploying technology and OEM agnostic cooling solutions such as AI/IOT-solutions, nanotechnologies, and solar and renewable energy solutions for hotels, shopping malls, and other developments, data centres, cold chains, transport, and more. The new lab will provide state-of-the-art reusable environments to pilot and verify new energy-efficient, cost-effective cooling technologies that lower greenhouse gas emissions.

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