Department of Science & Technology (DST)
The Department of Science & Technology (DST) was established in May 1971, with the objective of promoting new areas of Science & Technology 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 (DST), Government of India 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 sincere attempt to address national concerns of India in basic research.
For more information about DST, please visit www.dst.gov.in
Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY)
The Department of Electronics and IT (DeitY), Ministry of Communications and IT is the nodal Department of the Government of India for the promotion of Electronics System Design and Manufacturing. DeitY offers several schemes to incentivise investment in the sector. These include Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (M- SIPS), Electronic Manufacturing Clusters (EMCs) among others. DeitY 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. DeitY 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 DeitY, please visitwww.deity.gov.in/esdm
Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA)
GITA is a “not–for–profit” Public Private Partnership (PPP) company promoted jointly by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)with 51% holding and the Technology Development Board (TDB), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India (GoI) with 49% holding.
It is an innovative mechanism between the government and Indian industry for attracting the industry’s investment in technology by mapping technology gaps, evaluating technology offers across the globe, connecting among technology developers, providers, commercializers, and funding last phase of technology development that connects the market and deployment of technology solutions.
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP)
The MSIP assumes responsibility for affairs in the areas of science, broadcasting and ICT. Under its mission, the MSIP develops, supervises, coordinates and evaluates polices for science and technology; promotes R&D, cooperation, advancement, and business and academic partnerships in the sector; and nurtures scientists and engineers. It is also in charge of national informatization, privacy protection, online culture, the convergence and promotion of broadcasting and communication, radio frequency management, the ICT industry, the safety of nuclear power and postal services.
For more information about MSIP, please visit www.msip.go.kr
National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)
The National Research Foundation of Korea was established to support basic and fundamental research areas which are attracting great interest and investment like never before. To achieve Korea's goal of becoming a knowledge superpower, the NRF is laying the groundwork for research funding and management by promoting basic research in all disciplines.
The National Research Foundation of Korea is the only organization in Korea that operates exclusively for the purpose of providing a wide range of support for creative research and researcher development across all disciplines from the humanities to the natural sciences. The aims of the NRF are to foster talented research manpower and ensure balanced development in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.
For more information about NRF, please visit www.nrf.re.kr