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NRDC inks MoU with IICB to promote entrepreneurship

NetIndian News Network

New Delhi, February 11, 2016

The National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) has entered into  a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB), Kolkata to promote entrepreneurship.  
NRDC Chairman and Managing Director H. Purushotham and CSIR-ICCB Director Samit Chattopadhyay signed the MoU in the presence of Union Minister of Science & Technology Harsh Vardhan  and West Bengal Minister  for Science, Technology & Biotechnology Rabiranjan Chattopadhyay.
CSIR-IICB is engaged in research on diseases and certain biological problems of global interest. To spin out these R&D outcomes and with a view to contribute country’s startup movement, CSIR-IICB established a Translational Research Unit of Excellence (TRUE) which includes an Incubation Centre of about 10,000 sq. ft..  
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