Institute For Plasma Research, an aided research institute under the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, was established in 1986 with the mandate of pursuing R&D in Plasma & Fusion Science & Technology. Located on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, the institute is nestled in a green, 10 hectare campus.
Established in 1986, IPR has been in the forefront in R&D in the area of Plasma and Fusion Science & Technology in India. Currently with a staff strength of ~ 700, the institute has grown in leaps and bounds in its last 30 years. ITER-India, IPR is the Indian domestic agency for implementing the Indian commitments to the ITER Project.
Facilitation Centre for Industrial Plasma Technologies (FCIPT) links industries with Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar, India. The knowledge base in plasma sciences and associated technologies is exploited to generate advanced, non conventional, plasma based technologies for industrial and societal applications.