The department has been constantly striving towards collaborations with industries and research centers in both India and abroad. Projects worth more than 3.5 million USD are presently being undertaken in the department. Some of the leading collaborators are the Department of Science and Technology (DST) , Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS) , Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC)

Besides, the Department also offers industrial consultancies to many Indian firms.