Associated Electronics Research Foundation is governed by section 25 of The Companies Act 1956, association not for profit. In consonance with the object of this memorandum, the company is organized into “Key Functional Areas” in pursuit of extending the benefits of scientific knowledge through development of projects, tools and services for the growth of industry as well as to promote consumerism. AERF is having full fledged Research laboratories in a built up area of around 4300sq.mt. on 16573sq.mt. of land.
The principal activities revolve around development of Projects which are undertaken on behalf of the industry. It will not be out of place to mention that AERF has monopoly in development of Jigs and Testers in around NCR. Some of these have been well acknowledged by DSIR and Indian Army. For the development activities the Foundation is also closely associated with Academia. AERF is recognized by DSIR Government of India, for its development activities under SIRO Scheme.
Similarly the Testing and Calibration laboratories of AERF are recognized by the Government of India through NABL, (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories), Department of Science and Technology, for Testing and Calibration of Electrical and Electronic items. These facilities are utilized by the industry and also other development institutes, in and around NCR, for Type Approval, and Defect Investigation.
Our activities also encompass training of undergraduate engineering students from rural areas or small towns or colleges who do not have full fledged laboratories. The aim is to impart practical knowledge beyond the realms of academic books and prepare students to be useful for the industrial expectations after graduation. For this very nominal fee is charged just to cover the cost of components.