Nirma University aims to achieve research excellence by way of establishing the state-of-the-art research facilities. The Centre for Advanced Instrumentation (CAI) is one such facility, which houses a variety of analytical and biological equipment. The CAI facility helps the faculty, researchers and students to carry out research in cutting edge areas of national and international importance. The Centre is being operated and maintained by a dedicated and qualified group of professionals and faculty experts.

Moreover, the CAI facility is available to the external students, researchers and faculty members of other academic institutions, research organisations, industries at nominal charges. The CAI is open for research collaborations and consultancy projects with other research organisations.