ICAR-CII Industry Meet 2011 ICAR Initiatives for Technology Commercialization and Agri-business Development May 23, 2011 S MAURIA Assistant Director General (Intellectual Property and Technology Management) Indian Council of Agricultural Research
The Policy Framework and Initiative from ICAR IP Management System BPD from NAIP/ICAR ATMC/ ICAR HQ/ CTMC ZTMC/ Zonal Institute ZITMC ZTM&BPD/ Zonal Institute ITMU/ITMC
Recommendations: From Research to Development –Interest of private sector was quite visible; discussed specifics/general;emphasized linking old/new sciences, business, peace, and gross happiness.
ICAR-Industry Meet 2010 - Action Points ICAR-Industry Meet as Annual event in New Delhi; plus Meets in Institutes, SAUs and KVKs; Commodity/Region-specific Meets Directory of Agri-entrepreneurs; also to be resourced from FICCI /ASSOCHAM / CII / Others Database development on profiles of important agro-companies for drawing resource persons on ICAR Committees Arranging annual road shows with different groups of companies Efforts for ICAR-Industry consortium for Africa agriculture initiative, plus with other potential developing, less developed and other countries
ICAR-Industry Meet 2010 - Action Points 6. Enhancement of ICT services in a PPP mode 7. Students’ secondment to industry for hands-on training/project work 8. Initiating new agri-entrepreneurship awards from ICAR 9. Formation of a corporate platform in ICAR for a single window mechanism, and establishment of technology parks and incubators 10.Formulation of a National Agricultural Entrepreneurship Project in consultation with the industries, associations and chambers of commerce
ICAR-Industry Meet 2010 - Action Points 11. Inviting industry support for creation of professorial chairs in the NARS with specific objectives of research, education and development; efforts for capacity building for vocational education to address the burgeoning unemployment 12.Creation of working groups in frontier areas of basic and strategic research, including development of joint platforms for translational research and other development requirements 13. Participation of industry partners in annual Vice Chancellors’ Conference for curriculum and other educational reforms 14.Joint initiative to address the important post-harvest technology interventions in food-chain management 15. Addressing the issues of cost and efficiency for testing and adaptive research for higher success rate in commercialization of technologies in different sectors
Areas of Partnerships with Industry Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms Publications & Presentations Problem-solving Consultancy Professional Development Programs Contract Research Joint Technology Development Programs Sponsored Research Programs Feasibility Studies Technology Commercialization Better varieties and parental lines in crops, horticulture, etc Growth promoters and protection products (e.g. micronutrient formulations, bio-fertilizers, bio-pesticides, and pest management) Farm implements and machinery Diagnostics, vaccines, improved breeds, and other products Other veterinary, dairy and fishery technologies Post harvest processing and value addition
Both Top-down and Bottom-up Approaches - Institutionalizing a permanent platform
Protection and management of intellectual properties generated – its commercialization/ distribution for public benefit.
Production, marketing and popularization of ICAR’s products, processes and technologies.
Professional extension of skilled services from ICAR, such as consultancies, contract research, contract service, customized capacity building, etc.
Setting up research and production farms outside India, especially in Africa and in the Asia-Pacific region.
Providing technical support for turnkey projects on production and processing plants in different sectors, viz. agriculture, horticulture, dairy and animal husbandry, fisheries, agriculture engineering, etc.
Public-private partnerships in research, education, and other capacity building in agriculture and allied sectors.
Activities to integrate proficiencies in agriculture sciences with management, such as market intelligence, pricing and valuation issues, to nurture demand-driven research
Partnership Requirements for Better Indian Agriculture
Inputs Fertilizer(Trade, Regulation, Information on Best Practices)
Seeds and other inputs (Research, Supply, Regulation)