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. Deepa Balan
Scientist, RPBD

Dr. Rajkumar

Scientist, RPBD