• 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


Nitte University DST TEC to mentor students for participation in Anveshan 2023

Anveshan is a student research convention organized by the Association of Indian Universities. This year, Anveshan is being organized in a hybrid mode to enable students from India to collaborate with students from universities overseas. Students from the undergraduate to doctoral level can participate, and this year, students are to form teams of a maximum of four, including at least one student from an overseas university. The team is to prepare a project that will be evaluated based on scientific thoughts and principles, thoroughness, creativity, relevance, and cost-effectiveness. Projects can be prepared in six themes: agriculture, basic sciences, health sciences, engineering and technology, social science, and interdisciplinary. DST TEC will be able to mentor students in team building, international collaboration, and project preparation.

Last updated: 2023-11-20 05:33:15

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Guidance session for potential applicants of BIRAC BIG

Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Mumbai, in collaboration with DST TEC, Nitte, and other ecosystem partners, organized a guidance session for potential applicants to BIRAC BIG on July 25, 2023. Dr. Indrani Karunasagar was a panelist.

Last updated: 2023-11-20 05:23:26

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PAG meeting

PAG meeting for the DST-NUTEC was held on 23 November 2023 at the DST NUTEC, Paneer campus. Dr Iddya Karunasagar, Advisor, Research & Patents, Nitte DU presented a detailed report of the activities of the centre for the year October 2022 to October 2023 and Dr Indrani Karunasgar moderated the entire session. The TEC activities were reviewed and evaluated by DST representatives Dr Anita Aggarwal HoD, Technology Development Transfer, Department of Science and Technology, GoI, New Delhi (online), Dr Karishnakanth Pulicherla Scientist E, Technology Development Transfer, Department of Science and Technology, GoI, New Delhi and DST NUTEC advisor Dr K Sankaran, Anna University, Chennai. Prof Dr MS Moodithaya Vice Chancellor Nitte DU chaired the committee and delivered the opening remarks. Partner institute representatives Dr Rio D’Souza, Principal St. Joseph Engineering College, Dr Ganesh Prabhu, Principal Canara Engineering College and emeritus Prof Shridhar, Mangalore University explained how DST NUTEC enabled their activities towards technology transfer, patents and obtaining funds. Industry Partners Dr Ashwin Rai, Aquatic Biosystems; Mr Anand, Mangalore Biotech Lab and Mr Srinivasa Raju (online)- Jigsaw BioSolutions discussed on the research needs. In house members Dr Harsha Halahalli Registrar, Nitte DU, Mr Punit Rai, a representative from the AIC, NMAMIT, Dr Anirban Chakraborty, Director NUCSER and Dr CS Shastry, Principal NGSMIPS were also present as invitees at the committee meeting.

Last updated: 2023-11-28 10:48:14

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