Business Why industry-academia ties are imperative to make our graduates job-ready Updated : November 19, 2019 08:04 PM IST Industry can direct research opportunities to academia, leading to resolution of current issues as well as initiating newer questions that could change the course entirely. Governments in the developed countries provide ‘tax concessions’ to companies for collaborating with academia. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.