Gujarat Technological University (GTU) is a technological university established by Government of Gujarat vides Act No. 20/2007. GTU is the largest State Government University with more than 4, 50,000 students including international students and 17,500 faculty members spread over in more than 486 colleges in Gujarat in disciplines of Engineering, Architecture &Planning, Pharmacy, Management, Computer Application and Hotel Management & Catering Technology.
The Innovation Council of GTU is well known in the country for its initiatives in grass-root innovation work by its engineering students for solving problems of SME industrial units located throughout Gujarat. Intensive innovation efforts have resulted in many patentable outcomes. Its programs for student start-up development and its programs for the dissemination of knowledge about IPR are well-known all over the country. It’s Policy Documents for Student Start-up Development and Skill Development Mission are being used by universities all over India.
GTU has fourteen Post-graduate Research Centers, including Center for Infrastructure, Transport, and Water Management, Center for Environmental and Green Technologies and Center for Environment and Energy Efficiency. It has sixteen Research Groups and three Boards for studies and Research.