NRDC wins two awards

M Somasekhar Hyderabad | Updated on January 09, 2018

NRDC, the technology transfer and commercialisation arm of the Ministry of Science & Technology, has won two accolades. It has won the Assocham Services Excellence Award 2017 and its Chairman and Managing Director, H Purushotham, an international recognition.

The International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) Sweden honoured Purushotham with the IAAM Medal 2017 for his outstanding R&D contributions in the Advanced Materials Science & Technology during its award ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden.

The award was presented during the three-day European Advanced Materials Congress held from August 22-24, where over 800 researchers/ scientists representing 92 countries had congregated. Purushotham delivered the IAAM Medal lecture on 'Commercialising advanced materials technologies from Indian R&D institutions to industry-challenges and case studies'.

According to a press release from NRDC, several renowned scientists inlcuding Nile Martensson, Chairman of the Nobel Committee in physics 2017 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sweden; Z.L. Wang, High Tower Chair, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA and founding Director of the Chinese Academy of Science were also honoured for their contributions.

NRDC also won the Assocham Services Excellence Awards 2017 in the area of Technology Transfer Services. NRDC has transferred IPs and technologies to about 5,000 SMEs /start-ups / corporates.

Published on August 29, 2017

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