NIAS believes in bringing people together from different walks of life for a creative research. NIAS-EGT programme has collaborated with several stake holders; Government of India, State Government of Karanataka, educationists, non-government organizations, IITs, IISc, Schools, and freelance counselors etc. so that it can provide best possible mentoring support to students and generate quality research.

Internationally, NIAS-EGT has collaborated with different eminent scholars in the field, namely, Prof. Marcy Delcourt from the Western Connecticut State University, U.S.A; Dr. Joseph Renzulli, University of Connecticut; Dr. Jonathan A. Plucker, John Hopkins University, Dr. Susan Baum, Bridges Academy, Dr. David Yun Dai, University of Albany; Prof. S.S.Iyengar, Florida International University; Dr. Stephen Tommis, Former Director, Hong Kong Academy of the Gifted and many more. Over past 50 years, the National Association for Gifted Children has been raising awareness about the needs of the gifted in the U.S.