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Following the successful first pilot, European Commission has just published the second edition of “WomenTech EU” supporting female-led deep tech start-ups. Applications are open until 4 October 2022, 17:00 (CEST)

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IEST, Shibpur (Erstwhile "Bengal Engineering College") ranks 27th in NIRF-2021 among Engineering Institutes. It is the first college to become Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) in India in 2014. The Institute has a rich history. It is empowering the nation since 1856. Considering the year of establishment, it is the 3rd engineering college in India but considering the year of graduation it is the 2nd oldest engineering college in India. It has 16 departments and 8 schools. It has over 250 faculty members and a student strength of over 4000.

Mission and Vision

IIEST, Shibpur is to become one of the best Institutes in the world in providing the state-of-the art multi-disciplinary research ambience that will usher innovative world-class technologies developed towards realizing the goal of developed India.

IIEST, Shibpur functions as an Institute of higher learning and advanced research. Prime activities include creation and dissemination of knowledge; producing engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs of highest quality equipped with the latest technologies and developing innovation technology solutions for the cause of the society.

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