The Indian Space Research Organisation has proposed to give renewed focus and thrust to its policy on transfer of technologies developed by it to industries for commercialisation.
The Bengaluru-headquartered space agency under the Department of Space (DOS) has come out with revised technology transfer policy guidelines – 2020.
“We have put it in the public domain and after getting public comments, it will go through the due process (before its approval)”, the Department’s Secretary and ISRO Chairman, K Sivan, told PTI on the guidelines hosted on ISRO website.
One of the steps critical to success of technology transfer programme is the identification of technology that has a potential for commercialisation, and the DOS/ISRO centres play a vital role in this process, according to officials.
“A dedicated Technology Transfer Cell (TTC) within the centre may be identified with laid down responsibilities for end-to-end coordination, both within the organisation, i.e