The TechRx stages:
The TechRx Service consists of the following parts and stages-
|Stage||Name of the stage||Tasks undertaken||Typical, numbers and filtering||End point and deliverables||Examples|
|2||TechExchange||10||Tech marketing documents of NCLI | Flintbox listings of NCLI|
|3||TechStrategy||2||TOC of PLLA report (pdf)| TOC of CuNano report (pdf)|
Following up on TechRx:
The Venture Center offers several services, resources and mechanisms to facilitate and support the technology commercialization process following the TechRx service. Details are available at http://www.venturecenter.co.in/activities-map.php . The Venture Center will be happy to explore and facilitate further follow-up action for promising technology candidates.
Modes of engagement and terms:
TechRx is available as a funded or paid service to R&D and academic organizations. The legal entity that undertakes TechRx projects is the "Entrepreneurship Development Center". Entrepreneurship Development Center (EDC) is the official (registered) name of the Venture Center. EDC is a Section 25 (not-for-profit) private limited company. The Venture Center was created under a scheme of the CSIR with funding support from DST-NSTEDB. Today, EDC enjoys supports of the Ministry of Science and Technology (DST-NSTEDB, DST-TDB, DSIR, CSIR, DBT-BIRAP) and also Ministry of MSME, Government of India. In this context, EDC can undertake TechRx projects as either a) grant-in-aid projects or b) consulting services projects.
|Model 1: Consulting service|
|Model 2: Grant-in-aid project|
Terms & Conditions:
Some other relevant points:
- The TechRx team maintains strict confidentiality of all information of client organizations.
- Partner organizations and advisors are brought into projects only after discussions with client organizations, and only after ensuring no conflict of interest.
- The TechRx projects do not guarantee a positive technology commercialization outcome. While the TechRx team shall make every effort to identify a suitable commercialization strategy, technology commercialization outcomes cannot be assured.
- The success of the TechRx projects relies on the willingness of scientists/ researchers to freely and fully participate and contribute to the exercise.
How to begin?
Please contact Ms Madhu Krishnan, Manager of the TechRx program to set up a first meeting to discuss your needs. Click here for contact information