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NRDC and CSIR-NAL promote start-ups in emerging area of Aerospace technologies

NRDC and CSIR-NAL promote start-ups in emerging area of Aerospace technologies

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 19 Aug 2020, 07:54 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Aerospace Laboratories (CSIR-NAL) joined hands to establish an Innovation cum Incubation Center with external private funding to promote startups, in the emerging area of Aerospace technologies.

Under this program start-ups in the area of Aerospace engineering would be incubated, mentored and supported for product and prototype development and their validation.

"It is a historical day as NRDC and CSIR-NAL forged an innovative partnership to promote Start-ups in the niche high tech area of Aerospace engineering and this partnership may pave a way for establishing Innovation cum Incubation Centers in other CSIR laboratories which are working in different thematic areas,” said Dr. H. Purushotham, Chief Managing Director, NRDC.

Additionally, he mentioned, "This partnership will help to create employment opportunities to the youth of our country as it is the need of the hour."

The agreement was signed by Dr. H. Purushotham and Dr. Jitendra J. Jadhav, Director, CSIR-NAL and was exchanged by the representatives of both the organisations in the presence of Dr. Shekhar C Mande, Secretary Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) and Director General CSIR, Shri R Vaidheeswaran, Joint Secretary, DSIR and other senior officials of CSIR and NAL at CSIR HeadQuarters, New Delhi.

Keywords: New Delhi, National Research Development Corporation, NRDC, Aerospace Technologies, National Aerospace Laboratories, NAL