Amrita University has always given paramount importance to research. Amrita is a partner in various international bilateral governmental research programmes and initiatives, such as Indo-US Initiative (Cyber Security, Cyber Crimes, & Cyber Forensics), Indo-European Union (Erasmus Mundus, India4EU programs), Indo-Japan Initiative in Wireless Networks & Applications, Indo-Brazilian bilateral programme on Wireless Networks and Techniques with Applications to Societal Needs, Indo-Italy bilateral Science and Technology Co-operation in Robotics, and Indo-Brazil programme in Nanomaterials for Renewable Energy.
Many centres of excellence have been started in cutting-edge areas like Wireless Networks & Applications, Cyber Security, Computational Engineering & Networking, Virtual Labs, E-learning, Haptics, Educational Technologies, Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Cancer Prevention & Cure, Biostatistics, and Environmental Sciences and so on.
These research initiatives have the support of major national laboratories, industry leaders and agencies like TIFAC, DST, ISRO, DIT, DRDO, Microsoft, HP, Infosys, MDS Pharma and Biocon to name a few. Amrita is also a partner in the Indian government‘s Ministry of Human Resource Development‘s National Mission for Education using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for various national projects in haptics, virtual labs, Educational Resource Planning, Natural Language Processing and interactive e-learning systems.