• Foster multidisciplinary translational research and communication
  • Create a database on various technologies being developed
  • Mining research and technology needs of the industry
  • Support innovative research and entrepreneurship
  • Refining technologies by networking and collaboration with institutions, incubators, and industry
  • Bridge the gap between academia and industry in order to move conceptualization to commercialization

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Nitte University Technology Enabling Centre (DST NU-TEC) is one among the 10 centres established at the national level. DST has provided the support for setting up state-of-art networking equipment and infrastructural facilities to the centre.

Vision and Mission

  1. Be a centre of excellence addressing socio-economic needs of the country to revitalize the economy of the nation
  2. Promote innovation and translating academic research to technology
  3. Establish network and collaborative community of researchers, entrepreneurs and industrialists


FAO Expert Meeting on microbiological risk profile

DST TEC organises FAO Expert Meeting on microbiological risk profile FAO Expert meeting on developing risk profile for antimicrobial resistance in Vibrio parahaemolyticus was hosted by DST TEC Nitte DU on May 19, 2022. The Expert meeting was coordinated by Dr. Iddya Karunasagar and Dr. Indrani Karunasagar and was attended by Dr. Jaime Martinez Urtaza from University of Barcelona, Spain, Dr. Parveen Salina from University of Maryland, US; Dr. Dorothy Jean, Consultant from New Zealand, Dr. Francesca Leoni, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale, Ancona, Italy; Dr David-Verner Jeffreys, CEFAS, UK; Dr. Son Radu from Malaysia; Dr. Qing Wang and Yiqin Deng from Pearl River Fisheries Research Institute, China. FAO was represented by Dr. Melba Reantaso and Hao Bin. The expert meeting discussed V. parahaemolyticus as a sea foodborne pathogen and shrimp pathogen, current knowledge about antimicrobial resistance in this organism and the possible human health impacts of antimicrobial resistance in this organism.This Expert meeting will be followed up with drafting a risk profile document. This will be the first attempt to apply Codex Guidelines on risk analysis for foodborne antimicrobial resistance.

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Research Scholars visit TEC

The research directorate in collaboration with IIC arranged a visit on 18 May 2022 to the DST Technology Enabling Centre followed by an interactive session. The purpose of the visit was to introduce the TEC that has been set up for the state of Karnataka, to the research scholars. During the interactive session, Prof Dr Iddya Karunasagar advisor Research and Patents explained the philosophy of setting up such centres in the country and its vision and mission. He enlightened the research scholars on how TEC could facilitate translational research by connecting the results of research to industry. It could network candidates with industry for professional support and play a role in improving the outcome of the research leading to technology transfer, help with startups or patenting. About 30 PhD scholars from the constituent institutes of Nitte (DU) participated in the session in two batches. A glimpse of ongoing activities at TEC and the efforts at bringing together academia and industry was briefly explained. Various products and technologies available at the centre was showcased to motivate them.

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Visit to Medorganics India Pvt Limited

Dr Iddya Karunasagar Advisor Research and Patents Dr Indrani Karunasagar Director TEC visited on 16 May 2022, Medorganics India Pvt Limited, leading manufacturer of Herbal & Nutraceutical Products based at Baikampady, Mangaluru for collaborations related to technology transfer and commercialization of products available at the Technology Enabling Centre and support the industry with patenting their products.

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