The Research & Innovation Cell at Sanjay Ghodawat University is functioning since the inception of the University in May 2017. The cell activities include the Academic Research, Externally Funded Research, Seminar & Conference Organizations, Consultancy & Testing, Innovation, Patents, Incubation and Entrepreneurship, Development of Research Centers. SGU is well equipped with the Research Centers developed in Collaboration with renowned industries, which include Advanced CAD/CAM/CAE Center & Mechatronics Lab Car with TATA Technologies Pune, Center for Industry 4.0 in association with C4i4 Lab Pune, Industry Academia Collaboration Center with BOSCH, Center for Space & Atmospheric Science, IITM Pune.
The research has been the integrated part of the academic activities at SGU. Numbers of research scholars are working on their Doctoral Research in Engineering, Science, Management and Pharmacy under the guidance of University Supervisors. The SGU faculty has contributed their research through funded projects from DRDO, DST, and AICTE etc. The faculty of SGU have published the outcome of the research through articles in peer reviewed Journals/Conference Proceedings/Book Chapters etc.
To promote the research culture at SGU the University has different policies. For promotion of cutting edge research the University offers seed money of Rs Ten Lakhs for the young teachers to initiate their research so that they can prepare research proposals for the funded projects. The research publications one of the outcomes of the research is rewarded as the teachers publish their research work through journals and conference proceedings. The Patent & Innovation cell also has well defined IPR policy for promotion of Innovation at SGU. Two flagships activities of SGU Idea of the Month and Problem of the Month cultivate the research culture among the students. The problems and ideas of social needs are given preference. Students are rewarded and financially supported to express their ideas and convert them into reality. The IPR policy of the University offers full financial support to the teachers for patent filing and publication. The faculty of SGU is encouraged to pursue the Testing & Consultancy activities through the Industry-University-Interaction Cell.