• Tata Center team wins Desal Prize

    Tata Center team wins Desal Prize

    Village-scale system for clean water takes home USAID's top award. Learn more →

  • Tata Center team wins IDEAS Global Challenge

    Tata Center team wins IDEAS Global Challenge

    Navi-Chem builds reactors that get value out of garbage. Full story → (Photo: John Kennard)

  • Clean water from the sun

    Clean water from the sun

    The Boston Globe features a solar desalination system that can provide village-scale clean water. Story → (Art: Christine Daniloff/MIT)

  • Planning from above

    Planning from above

    GridForm tells SciDevNet about new horizons in rural development. Read and listen →

  • Designing toward a Slum Free India

    Designing toward a Slum Free India

    Madeline Gradillas is helping transform low-cost housing. Read more →

+ Our focus areas

Agriculture

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

Energy

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

Environment

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

Health

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

Urbanization

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

Water

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