“Pralhad P. Chhabria Research Center (PPCRC),” has been established in the memory of Late Shri. Pralhad P. Chhabria, iconic businessman and the Founder Chairman of Finolex Group of Companies. His lifelong commitment towards fostering social development in India, led him to establish I2IT Trust and Society (formerly known as HOPE Foundation and Research Centre) that pursues its charitable objectives in the fields of medicine, education and research. PPCRC is a constituent of I2IT Trust and Society established to promote research.
PPCRC's intent is to advance knowledge through research and provide education & training in Science, Engineering, and Technology, to serve India and the world. PPCRC focuses on research and convergence of Information Technology, Biotechnology, Nanotechnology and Cognitive Technology. The research areas are grouped under major themes of Intelligent Systems, Engineering Systems, Electronic & Photonic Systems, Neuro Systems and Applied Materials Systems. The center offers programs based on the research outcomes for professionals working in industry to enhance their knowledge and skills to adapt themselves to the ever transforming world of technology.