EMC and Ekonnect partnered with National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai. The partnership with EMC will focus on engaging in environmental management and sustainability domains to promote consultancy, industry-based research and industry connect in areas of priority for India and Maharashtra state. With Ekonnect, it will carry out and supervise joint research, academic activities and joint events in order to deepen the analysis and understanding of science, technology and management areas of priority for India and Maharashtra State. Under this partnership, joint events, such as symposium, conferences and workshops on research and industry specific issues shall be organized. Collaboration towards joint submission for State, National, International projects and sponsored research opportunities and joint teaching, training, and executive education shall be explored.