(10 Nov 2021) An Introduction to Innovation Funding from BIRAC for Academics and Researchers : PACE (AIR and CRS)

Wednesday, 10th November 2021, 2:30 PM

Speaker: Dr Premnath Venugopalan, PhD, Head, NCL Innovations at CSIR-NCL and Founder Director, Venture Center

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/10nov-talk

About the speaker: Dr Premnath is currently Head, NCL Innovations at CSIR-NCL and Founder Director, Venture Center (a leading inventive enterprises and deep tech incubator).  Dr Premnath is a technologist, innovation and incubation manager, startup mentor and a co-founder of 2 medtech startups. His journey in technology development and commercialization began with a breakthrough material for hip and knee joint replacements that he co-invented that has been implanted in more than a million patients worldwide. He is an alumnus of MIT in the US, IIT-Bombay and has been a Chevening Technology Enterprise Scholar in Cambridge, UK.

About the event:

Introduction and understanding of Promoting Academic Research Conversion to Enterprise (PACE) schemes for Academic researchers.
PACE scheme has two components as below:

 1. Academic Innovation Research (AIR):
The objective of Academic Innovation Research (AIR) scheme is to promote development of Proof-of-concept (PoC) for a process/product by academia with or without the involvement of industry/LLP

 2.Contract Research Scheme (CRS):
Contract Research Scheme (CRS) aims at validation of a process or prototype (developed by the academia) by the industrial partner/LLP


Call open (5th Apr- 20th Apr 2021) : support for Indian Patent filings.


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