Research Planning and Business Development

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National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (NIIST) is a multi-disciplinary R&D laboratory actively engaged in both basic and applied research while satisfying the regional needs in agro products, materials and energy in the present globalization-induced competitive economy. It takes up Contract Projects (Sponsored, Collaborative/Consultancy) as well as testing and analysis from industries. NIIST has several national and International linkages bonded through R&D, Academic and industry chains. The Laboratory has many high impact Publications, Potential Patents and illustrious Technology Transfers to its credit. It also plays a significant role in the Human Resource Development arena by training Post Graduate students and generating PhD Personnel.

Activities of Business Development Division at NIIST include:

  • Transfer of in house developed Technologies
  • Assistance in scale up
  • Feasibility studies
  • Technical consultancy
  • Marketing of knowledge base / expertise available in house
  • Business negotiations and forging partnership
  • MoUs and Agreements

For Business Development Contact :

Dr. Nishy. P 
Chief Scientist & Head, RPBD
NIIST, Trivandrum – 19
Email : nishy[at]
Phone : 0471-2515293

Team members

Mr. Chandrakanth C.K
Senior Principal Scientist, RPBD

Mr. R.S. Praveen Raj
Principal Scientist, RPBD

Dr. Riju Davis
Principal Scientist, RPBD

Dr. Deepa Balan
Scientist, RPBD

Dr. Rajkumar

Scientist, RPBD