Punjab gets India’s maiden innovation support centre

5/12/2017 361 Science Affairs | IPR | View Recent Current Affairs

  • India’s first Technology & Innovation Support Centre (TISC) has been set up at Punjab State Council for Science and Technology (PSCST). It has been set up by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) of the United Nations through the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP).
  • The centre was inaugurated by Roshan Sunkaria, Principal Secretary, Department of Science, Technology & Environment, Punjab, and Andrew Czajkowski, Head, Technology & Innovation Support Division of WIPO.
  • The centre will serve as a gateway to connect innovators of the region with the global TISC network. To date, WIPO has established over 600 such centres in 71 countries.

The TISC programme aims at providing innovators in developing countries access to local high quality technology information and related services, helping them create, protect and manage their intellectual property rights.

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Khushbakht Kaur Dhaliwal CIPAM being the nodal agency in TISC prog of WIPO would provide a platform for access to resources,monitoring competitors, on demand searches among others. It will be set up by DIPP , M/ o commerce and Industry.

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Ashutosh shukla Innovation support center setup by world intellectual property organisation is a very good step in the field of innovation and technology

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