The Department of Science & Technology (DST) of Government of India was established in May 1971, with the objective of promoting new areas of science & technology (S&T) and to play the role of a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country. The Department of Science & Technology has an important role in building a strong base for research, development and demonstration in India and in addressing national concerns about strengthening science and technology. DST, as a national agency for strengthening the base of science and technology in the country, has made a sincere attempt to address national concerns of India in basic research.
For more information about DST, please visit www.dst.gov.in
The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) is the nodal Ministry of the Government of India for the promotion of Electronics System Design and Manufacturing. MeitY offers several schemes to incentivise investment in the sector. These include Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (M- SIPS), Electronic Manufacturing Clusters (EMCs) among others. MeitY also takes up schemes to promote R&D and innovation in this sector. Some of the efforts taken include approval of Electronics Development Fund Policy (EDF), promoting start-ups by setting up of incubators, funding research for development of new products and technologies. MeitY also has set up Centres of Excellence in niche technology areas like nanoelectronics Large Area Flexible Electronics, security devices, etc.
For more information on promotion of Electronics System Design and Manufacturing by MeitY, please visit www.meity.gov.in/esdm
GITA is a “non–for–profit” Section-8 (Companies Act 2013) Public Private Partnership (PPP) company promoted jointly by the Technology Development Board (TDB), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India (GoI) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
GITA is a unique organisation working under an innovative mechanism between the Government of India and Indian industry for attracting Indian industry’s investment in technology. GITA’s activities include mapping technology gaps; evaluating technology offers across the globe on appropriateness from techno-economic perspective for India; connecting technology developers, providers, funders; funding last phase of technology development that connects the market; and deployment of technology solutions.
GITA is technically and administratively managed by a group of highly-skilled technical and management professionals. The group has expertise and proficiency in effective technical evaluation, fund management, networking, capacity building and outreach to stakeholders. GITA maintains a high degree of transparency and integrity in all process of project evaluation, disbursement and other competitive process. It has expertise in flexible funding mechanism (Loan / Grant / Equity) to cater to different needs to cater different need of the system.
For more information about GITA, please visit www.gita.org.in
The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada's premier organization for research and development.
NRC partners with Canadian industry to take research impacts from the lab to the marketplace, where people can experience the benefits. This market-driven focus delivers innovation faster, enhances people's lives and addresses some of the world's most pressing problems. NRC is responsive, creative and uniquely placed to partner with Canadian industry, to invest in strategic R&D programming that will address critical issues for our future.
NRC’s vision is to be the most effective research and technology organization in the world, stimulating sustainable domestic prosperity. Its mission is to provide innovation support, strategic research, scientific and technical services to develop and deploy solutions to meet Canada's current and future industrial and societal needs.
For more information, please visit www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
The Industrial Research Assistance Program is Canada's premier innovation assistance program for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
For over 60 years, NRC-IRAP has been stimulating wealth creation for Canada through technological innovation. This is largely accomplished by providing technology assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises at all stages of the innovation process, to build their innovation capacity. NRC-IRAP helps small and medium-sized enterprises understand the technology issues and opportunities and provides linkages to the best expertise in Canada.
For more information, please visit www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/irap
As part of Global Affairs Canada, the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service helps Canadian companies and organizations succeed globally.
Created in 1894, the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) has more than 120 years of experience helping Canadian companies succeed in foreign markets by promoting the economic interests of Canada in the global marketplace
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service has trade offices across Canada and in 161 offices around the world. The TCS can provide Canadian businesses with on-the-ground intelligence, qualified contacts, partnership opportunities and practical advice on foreign markets to help make better, more timely and cost-effective decisions in order to achieve goals abroad.
For more information, please visit tradecommissioner.gc.ca
CIIP fosters and supports Canadian companies’ industrial research and development projects with high potential for commercialization. CIIP is co-delivered by the Trade Commissioner Service of Global Affairs Canada and the
National Research Council of Canada - Industrial Research Assistance Program. For more information, please visit www.tradecommissioner.gc.ca/eng/funding/ciip/ciip.jsp