About Us

About Us

With an aim to provide an impetus to Research & Innovation, Amity Science, Technology and Innovation Foundation (ASTIF) was founded by Dr. Ashok K Chauhan, Founder President in the year 2008.

Amity Science, Technology & Innovation Foundation (ASTIF) is the umbrella body of the Amity Education Group for promoting and facilitating Research and Innovation in Science, Technology and Innovation in all Amity Universities. As part of its Nation Building activities, the Amity Science, Technology & Innovation Foundation awards Fellowships to brilliant young researchers and scientists who possess the competence and motivation for carrying out cutting-edge research in thrust areas that will impact the development of our Nation.

In this Knowledge Era, Amity University has emerged as a Research & Innovation Driven University. Amity, being a very young University has already undertaken over 145 Research Projects funded by leading government and non-government organization and international funding agencies such as MoEF, DST, CSIR, DBT, ICMR, ICAR, DRDO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Leverhulme Trust of UK, USAID. State of the Art research infrastructures have been created, both through Government funded and S&T department as well as through Amity resources which included instruments such as FACS Accuri and FACS sorter, Confocal Microscope, Scanning Electron Microscope, FT-IR, HPLC

Amity has been credited with filing over 1530 Patents and has consistently retained its position as the single largest patent filing private Indian Institution next to all IIT’s together.

Some of the technologies which have been transferred recently to Industries include Rootonics: a plant root fungus which has close to ‘magical’ benefits for crops , Biodegradable Plastic, Milk Adulteration Kit, Photocatalytic wastewater treatment Textile and dyeing industry, Nanomaterials for Dye Removal in water, Iodine Based Finger print powder for developing Latent Fingerprint, LPG Sensor, Herbal Mosquito Repellent, Rechargeable Fly Ash Battery, Herbal Colors.

The Scientists and researchers of Amity University pursue research activities tirelessly, and publish their work in reputed, peer-reviewed refereed journals with high impact factor.

Over 25000 research publications such as research papers, articles, books/ chapters in journals such as Cell, Lancet, ACS, Oxford Journals, Nature Publishing group, RSC Advances, Taylor & Francis, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley Publishing. Amity faculty have developed over 3500 case studies referred which have been referred by leading institutions such as Harvard, MIT, Oxford, Stanford, etc.

University has also made concerted efforts to strengthen Research & Innovation activities as evidenced by the Amity Innovation Incubator supported by DST, DST- Technology Enabling Center (TEC), NRDC-Amity Innovation Facilitation Centre, Amity Center for Entrepreneurship Development.