• Going off grid

    Going off grid

    Tata Center researchers tackle rural electrification. Read the full story →

  • Wright named to Forbes 30 Under 30

    Wright named to Forbes 30 Under 30

    Tata Fellow working to bring clean drinking water to villages in India makes prestigious list. Get the full story →

  • Best of 2015

    Best of 2015

    Mashable, National Geographic name Tata Center projects among year's best innovations. Read the full story →

  • Entrepreneurs, made in India

    Entrepreneurs, made in India

    Rajesh Nair's EnCubeLabs wants to develop people, not companies. Read the story →

  • Housing for all

    Housing for all

    Traditional craftsmanship and modern science come together to redesign low-income homes. Story and video →

+ Our focus areas


Improving food security and the livelihood of the agricultural workforce through technology, systems, and knowledge.


Addressing the developing world’s massive disparity in energy demand and availability, from sustainable energy production to isolated power grids.


Confronting India’s primary environmental challenges, including waste management, pollution control, and sanitation.


Developing cost-effective health solutions that can support quality care for large numbers of people with limited resources.


Providing solutions for housing India’s growing population while emphasizing safety and affordability.


Analyzing water issues and deploying technology to improve availability, delivery, and cleanliness of water throughout India and the developing world.

+ Research in action