Innovation Facilitation Centre

NRDC with its vast experience in technology transfer and IP management proposes to identify and facilitate the development of Innovation Facilitation Centres in the Universities, National Institutes of Technology (NIT’s), IIT’s, Autonomous Institutions & Academic Institutions across the country where innovation activities would be promoted and encouraged among the faculty, students and researchers and would facilitate the effective management of Intellectual Property, development of an association with manufacturing enterprises of the country and abroad and subsequently the transfer of the IP to the industry and entrepreneurs.

NRDC in collaboration with Universities, National Institutes of Technology (NIT’s), IIT’s, Autonomous Institutions & Academic Institutions in India will set up Innovation Facilitation Centres (NRDC-IFC) in their premises. The network of Corporation with the local, regional and global industries and entrepreneurs would facilitate the faculty, students and researchers of the Universities, National Institutes of Technology (NIT’s), IIT’s, Autonomous Institutions & Academic Institutions in India to market their innovative research work and reap the benefits of commercial success.

Main Objectives

  • To promote area specific technologies for the industries by utilizing R&D capabilities of the host institutions in the region
  • To provide value addition services in terms of IP management & technology commercialisation for making commercial products from the R&D of institutions of the region
  • To act as a potent resource of IP protected technologies to help manufacturing sector of the country in developing new products and services based on the innovative technologies available through the Innovation Facilitation Centres
  • To facilitate and create appropriate environment in the Universities, National Institutes of Technology (NIT’s), IIT’s, Autonomous Institutions & Academic Institutions in India for the promotion of innovation processes and provide training and support
  • To play the role of a facilitator to stimulate entrepreneurial activities within the Universities, National Institutes of Technology (NIT’s), IIT’s, Autonomous Institutions & Academic Institutions in India through the NRDC-IFC
  • To provide Intellectual Property protection and management services and facilitate the technology transfer and commercialisation
  • To develop and strengthen the Industry-Academia partnership for development and effective transfer of know-how from the Universities, National Institutes of Technology (NIT’s), IIT’s, Autonomous Institutions & Academic Institutions in India to the entrepreneurs and industry

NRDC – IFC Outreach Centres

  • NRDC – AIIMS Innovation Facilitation Centre
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences
    Ansari Nagar,
    New Delhi – 110029

  • NRDC – AUUP Innovation Facilitation Centre
    Amity University Uttar Pradesh
    Sector-125, Noida,
    Gautam Buddha Nagar - 201303
    Uttar Pradesh