IIT Delhi being pioneer institute of technology has a vision to contribute to India and the World through excellence in scientific and technical education and research; to serve as a valuable resource for industry and society; and remain a source of pride for all Indians.

Automation Industry Association (AIA) is committed to be a vibrant forum for all automation companies in India spreading knowledge and creating awareness levels that make a vital difference to the global competitiveness of Indian industry

IITD and AIA have jointly set up a fully integrated Smart Manufacturing and Learning Facility for discrete and hybrid manufacturing segments such as Automotive, Consumer Durables and Processed Foods, etc. These segments are fast growing and compete with global brands on Innovation, Quality and Customer loyalty. A demo cum experience facility in North India, supported by extensive skill building, MSME consultancy, multi-academia partnerships and research, has given a huge fillip to the competitiveness of Indian Manufacturing. The project imbibes technologies from Europe, Japan, USA and India.

Users have access to Common Engineering Facilities in the Cyber Physical Laboratory (Block-II, Mechanical Engineering Department) and a full fledged Cyber Physical Factory (at Central Workshop), both situated at IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas campus.

IAFSM, along with its partners, provides the following services to promote innovation and adoption of Industry 4.0 solutions in order to make Indian industries more globally competitive in Capital Goods Sector:

  1. Awareness Building,
  2. Prototyping, Simulation and Testing Services,
  3. Consulting Services,
  4. Site Integration Services,
  5. Education and Training,
  6. Skills Certification,
  7. Job work,
  8. Research  

 This is one of the four SAMARTH (Smart Advanced Manufacturing and Rapid Transformation Hubs) Centers across India.