Contract Research Programmes

Title Client Project Leader
Settting up of technology business incubation centre Dept. of Agriculture, Govt. of Kerala Mr V V Venugopal
Setting up a ginger processing plant at Wayanad Dept. of Agriculture, Govt. of Kerala Mr V V Venugopal
Can enrichment of Palm Neera Syrup cause immunomodulation Kerala State Council for Science Technology Environment (KSCSTE) Dr M V Reshma
Bio processing of two coded anti-diabetic medicinal plants based on ethnomedical leads-  A molecular pharmacological approach Dept. of Biotechnology Dr P Jayamurthy
Bis Indolyl methane conjugates of Biaryls: Role in apoptosis, cell cycle regulation and PI3K/AKT/mTOR signalling pathway in human breast and cervical cancer cells Kerala State Council for Science Technology Environment (KSCSTE) Dr S Priya
Occurrence of acrylamide, a heat induced food toxicant, in processed food products of India: mitigation strategies and health risks Food Safety & Standards Authority of India Dr P Nisha
Post-harvest operations for value addition of indigenous fruits and vegetables Dept. of Agriculture, Govt. of Kerala/td> Dr P Nisha
Antidiabetic validation of natural product fractions M/s. Arjuna Natural Extracts Limited Dr P Jayamurthy
In vitro evaluation of nutritional and probiotic activity of sweeteners Tata Chemicals Dr. P. Nisha
Dissect the function of fundamental cilia-genes associated with ciliopathies in patients Dept. of Biotechnology Dr Shobi Veleri
Role of mitophagy in cardiac hypertrophy: an in vitro cell line approach Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Vandana Shankar
Evaluation of beneficial effect of Boeravinone-B from Boerhaavia diffusa against diabetic cardiomyopathy through mitochondria mediated pathway in H9c2 cardiomyoblast and heart for development of nutraceuticals Dept. of Health Research, New Delhi Mr Salin Raj
Development of biflavonoid based lead molecule (NIIST -OBT-2) from Garcinia travancorica for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Dept. of Health Research, New Delhi Dr.G. Sindhu
Stereoselective synthesis of chiral alcohols of Pharmaceutical importance via microbial oxido reductases: Process development and scale-up Dept. of Biotechnology Dr P Binod
Integrated technologies for economically sustainable bio- based energy Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Rajeev K Sukumaran
Improved cultivation, taxonomy and functional characterization of rare and novel rhizobacterial genomes of plants grown in abiotic stress  soils Dept. of Science & Technology Dr N Ramesh Kumar
Bioprospecting and taxonomic studies of marine micro organisms in search of novel anti-infective Ministry of Earth Sciences Dr N Ramesh Kumar
Centre for bio fuels Phase II TIFAC Dr Rajeev K Sukumaran
Characterization, recombinant expression, process scale up  validation of selected hydrolases from native action bacteria for commercial exploitation Dept. of Biotechnology Dr Rajeev K Sukumaran
Bioprospecting of microalgal resources for nutritionally important high value lipid production SERB, Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Muthu Arumugham
Investigation on the synergistic effect of phytohormones on omega -3- fatty acid production from Nanochloropsis sp. Dept. of Biotechnology Dr Muthu Arumugham
Exploration and exploitation of microflora from Marcha and soil samples from high altitude soils for the production of 2,5-furan dicarboxylic acid and selected industrially important enzymes Institute of Bioresources and sustainable Development, Manipur Dr P Binod
Direct utilization of agroresidual biomass for the production of α,ω-diamines as well as α,ω-amino acids: strain and process development using Corynebacterium glutamicum Dept. of Biotechnology Dr Madhavan Nampoothiri
Molecular approach to enhance folate production in probiotic lactic acid bacteria Kerala State Council for Science Technology Environment (KSCSTE) Dr Madhavan Nampoothiri
Development of a gene expression platform for heterologous protein production in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus unguis Department of Biotechnology Dr Rajeev K Sukumaran
The development of stabilized formulations of biopesticides and biofertilizers M/s. T Stanes & Company Ltd Dr Rajeev K Sukumaran
Development of a bioprocess for the commercial production of Gibberellic acid M/s. Margosa Biogrow India Pvt. Ltd., Vadodara, Gujarat Dr Madhavan Nampoothiri
Development of a sustainable process for the production of poly-3-hydroxybutyrate using kitchen and food waste Dept. of Science & Technology Dr R Sindhu
Holistic processes and practices for clean energy in strengthening bio economic strategies Dept. of Science & Technology

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Dr. Binod P
Organic based hybrid thermoelectric materials for low cost refrigeration usage GAIL(India) Ltd Dr Biswapriya Deb
Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC)/ Quantum dot dye sensitized solar cell Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Dr Joshy Joseph
Design and synthesis of multifunctional organic – DNA conjugates for biomolecular applications Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Joshy Joseph
Cucurbit[n] uril homologues and their derivatives as receptors for a few ionic and neutral analytes Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Rakesh Mishra
Development of novel organic materials for photovoltaic applications Dept. of Science & Technology Dr C Vijayakumar
Silver starch hydrogel hybrid nanocomposite for anti microbial wound healing applications Kerala State Council for Science Technology Environment (KSCSTE) Dr J D Sudha
Synthesis utility of dien aminodioate for synthesis of 1,2- Dihydropyridines and its resulting derivatives for evaluation of their  anti-microbial, anti-tuberculosis & anti-malarial potential Kerala State Council for Science Technology Environment (KSCSTE) Dr L  Ravishankar
Solar Hydrogen: An alternative avenue Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Suraj Soman
Novel protocols for the construction of carbon-carbon and carbon- Hetero atom bonds mediated by nucleophilic hetero cyclic carbenes and phosphines Dept. of Science & Technology Dr K V Radhakrishnan
Transition metal/  Lewis acid mediated reactions of strained diazanorbornes and carbonyl compounds: Efficient access to biologically relevant scaffolds Dept. of Science & Technology Dr K V Radhakrishnan
Sulfonimidamides: Its synthesis and applications in organic synthesis; Development of new methodologies for the synthesis of heterocyclic systems Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Ganesh Chandra Nandi
Fluorescent molecules and assemblies for sensing and imaging(J C Bose Fellowship) Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Ajayaghosh A
Design, synthesis and studies of self-assembling luminescent metallo- peptides Dept. of Science & Technology (FAST TRACK) Dr Praveen V K
Charge carrier transport in polymeric and organic semiconducting thin films for application in light emitting diodes, field-effect transistors and photovoltaic devices Dept. of Science & Technology (FAST TRACK) Dr Narayanan Unni
Investigation of ultra fast dynamics of chromophores involved in singlet exciton fission processes towards solar cell applications Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Karunakaran Venugopal
Synthesis  a library of  Aza-C KRN 7000 and Aza galacto lipid analogues for immunomodulatory screening SERB, Dept. of Science & Technology Dr L  Ravishankar
Development of synthetic strategies for diverse compound collection of privileged structural motifs for medicinal chemistry Kerala State Council for Science Technology Environment (KSCSTE) Dr L Ravishankar
New materials for improved, cost-effective perovskites solar cells Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Joshy Joseph
Nano structured electrodes for energy storage devices SERB Dr Raghy Raghavan
Gold nanorod based targeted nanoprobe for cancer theranostics: Diagnosis by Surface Enhanced Ramam Scattering (SERS) and fluorescence imaging and therapy by PDT and PTT Dept. of Biotechnology Dr K K Maiti
Modulating the morphology and molecular packing of self-assembled organic nanomaterials for efficient photo-induced electron transfer SERB Dr K Yoosaf
Development of flexible solar cells through innovative photoanode/ Active later systems ISRO Dr J D Sudha
Low cost photonic device for diagnostic applications Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Animesh Samamta
Quantum chemical modelling of CC and CN metathesis reactions and functional molecules containing unusual carbon-metal bonds SERB Dr C H Suresh
Development of novel NIR absorbing sensitizers and their nano-conjugates for the multi model cancer imaging and therapy Dept. of Biotechnology Dr Joshy Joseph
Nature Inspired chemical entities for healthcare applications SERB Dr B S Sadidhar
Indigenous development of Semi-automatic equipments for large area dye-sensitized solar module fabrication Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Narayanan Unni
Design and processing of nano structured hybrid composite materials for electro chemical energy storage Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Narayanan Unni
Dynamic molecular, supramolecular and surface  chemistry for spatiotemporal modulation of smart advanced functional materials SERB, Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Sreejith Shankar Pooppannal
Development of multiplexing detection platform of breast cancer biomakers by non-invasive Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS)- Nanoprobe Dept. of Science & Technology Dr K K Maiti
Mechanical stimulation induced microscopic crystalline structure changes in molecular materials: Implications on drug formulation and mechanochromic behaviour SERB Dr Sunil Vargheese
Development of a condensation/dipolar cycloaddition strategy towards highly functionalized heterocycles and its applications in medicinal/ material chemistry & chemical biology Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Jubi John
Adsorbants for gas and vapour molecules. Rational design of materials, porous nano structures and surface chemistry Noritake Co. Ltd., Japan Dr S Ananthakumar
Dev. Of photo catalytic reactor based on the wide spectrum nanotitania- organic hybrids for decomposition of dyes and recovery of precious additive / solvent on spent laser dye solution BRNS Dr Saju Pillai
Tailoring of magneto structural phase transitions near the room temperatures in inter metallic alloys for the magnetic refrigeration applications BRNS Dr Vasundhara M
Aluminium –Silicon piston alloy development by squeeze casting process for strategic application Dept. of Science & Technology Dr M Ravi
Delaminated surfactant free layered double hydroxides as multifunctional fillers for semicrystalline polymers Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Bhoje Gowd
Alumina based LTCC & HTCC substrate for hybrid microelectronic circuits in strategic sector applications Dept. of Science & Technology Dr K P Surendran
Development of ceramic membranes  and setting up of a pre-pilot plant manufacturing facility Dept. of Science & Technology (TSDP) Dr U S Hareesh
Developments of environmentally benign inorganic pigments for energy saving cool roof and anti-corrosive applications SERB Dr K G Nishanth
Technology development of recycling of aluminium (SARAPS) alloys for industrial applications Dept. of Science & Technology Dr M Ravi
Synthesis and characterization of broad spectrum ultraviolet filter with visible light emission and antioxidant activity: A potential multifunctional active ingredient with multitude of applications Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Adersh Ashok
Process development for enhancing the longevity of coir geotextiles( Coir Bhoovastra) Coir Board Dr V S Prasad
Development of magnetically modulated therapeutically active layered double hydroxide(LDH) as a nanomedicine with hyperthermia potential for cancer theranostics SERB Dr Manoj Raama Varma
Bio plastic from poly( Lactic acid)/ Coir composites Coir Board Mr M Brahmakumar
Process development for surface modification of coir fibres for enhanced spin ability Coir Board Dr Bhoje Gowd
Designing green, self-healing coatings for metal protection SERB Dr K G Nishanth
Quantitative assessment of hot tearing characteristics of aerospace magnesium alloys using instrumented constrained rod casting (CRC) technique Aeronautical Research and Development Board Dr A Srinivasan
Development of light weight  functionally graded metal- ceramic composite armour materials for defence applications ARMREB, New Delhi Dr T P D Rajan
Investigation of structural, optical, magnetic properties and electronic structure of binary inter-metallic alloys for the spintronic applications Dept. of Science & Technology Dr.M. Vasundhara
Development of novel magnetodielectric materials for miniaturized microstrip patch antennas ISRO Dr. Manoj Raama Varma
Generation of structural data for new ceramic complex oxides ICDD Dr. Prabhakar Rao
Value addition of EICL Silica sand and clay residue for novel commercial products and sustainable business M/s English Indian Clays, Trivandrum Dr S Ananthakumar
Development of hydrophobic glaze for porcelain insulator M/s. Aditya Birla Insulators, West Bengal Dr S Ananthakumar
Novel hybrid nanostructured surface modified electrodes for sensors and biosensors Dept. of Science & Technology Dr K P Prathish
Common research and technology development- Hub for environmental intervention in the MSME Sector DSIR Dr Ajit Haridas
Algal biomass as a potential renewable resource of energy: Production of fuels & chemicals by heterogeneous catalysis Dept. of Science & Technology Dr Churchil Angel Antony Raj
Determination of emission factors of dioxins from open burning of municipal wastes in Kerala Kerala State Pollution Control Board Dr K P Prathish
Development of chloride free saleable iron oxide from by-products of Titanium pigment production via chloride route Dept. of Science & Technology Dr K P Prathish
Biodrying: A comprehensive model waste management scheme for Kerala Department of Environment and Climate Change Dr Ajit Haridas
SMART FOUNDARY (SMART= Sustainable Metalcasting using Advanced Research and Technology Dept. of Science & Technology Dr S Savithri