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  1. 1. Nano Science & Technology Consortium
  2. 2. NSTC – An Overview <ul><li>NSTC is a non-governmental, privately run body, which came in to being in the year 2005. It aims to provide, or facilitate in providing of the services that lead to awareness creation, research and development, consultancy, partnering/ collaborations, technology transfer and commercialization of budding Nanotechnologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Nano Science & Technology Consortium (NSTC) endeavors to function as a platform that is conducive for the growth, promotion and partnering in the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. </li></ul>
  3. 3. NSTC Aims and Objectives <ul><li>It is high time to make the students- institutions, entrepreneurs- industries, policy makers- governments, and the public at large informed, on the importance, relevance and potentialities of this cutting edge technology. NSTC attempts its best to function as a platform for fostering the Nanotechnology in India and other parts of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>NSTC aims to provide, or facilitate in providing of the services that lead to- awareness creation, research and development, consultancy, partnering/ collaborations, technology transfer and commercialization of budding nanotechnologies. </li></ul>
  4. 4. NSTC Portal – Home Page
  5. 5. <ul><li>     </li></ul>NSTC Activities <ul><li>Conducting Nano Sensitization Program </li></ul><ul><li>Content Development Services </li></ul><ul><li>Event and Product Promotion Services </li></ul><ul><li>Conducting Nanotechnology Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Consultancy, Outsourcing, Technology Transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Publication of online (bimonthly) journal, ‘NanoTrends: A </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Nanotechnology and Its Applications’ </li></ul><ul><li>Publication of online newsletter, ‘NanoSpectacle: A Monthly </li></ul><ul><li>10-9 Newsletter’ </li></ul><ul><li>. Publication of other Technical Publications </li></ul>
  6. 6. Content Development Services <ul><li>NSTC specializes in the areas of multimedia content development and multimedia animation. It has in- house expertise, having content developers, layout designers, concept creators, multimedia animators and software programmers. They develop 'specialized contents' by joining hands with the subject matter experts in this emerging domain. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>NSTC provides solutions that facilitates, ready usability of contents created by it, in the LMS (Learning Management Systems) and claims to deliver customized animated contents, providing a net based or an offline (CD) option. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Event and Product Promotion Services <ul><li>NSTC's web site, online publications with global reach, and other offline resources are quite suitable platforms to fulfill the subject aim/ services. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Nanotechnology Workshops <ul><li>NSTC organizes workshops to cater to the interests  of two types of participants: </li></ul><ul><li>(i) Students/ Institutions </li></ul><ul><li>(ii) Professionals/ Industries/ Corporates </li></ul><ul><li>These workshops aim to provide broad level information and develop interest in the emerging and exciting area of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in the students on one hand and to meet the information requirements of the  specialized participants from Industries/ Corporates on  the other hand. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Consultancy and Market Research <ul><li>NSTC entertains this activity in domains that are related to Nanotechnologies. It can deliver customized strategies including complete business plans for ventures or corporate divisions. We may advise specific actions for entering new markets, launching a product, raising money, or improving revenues/ your business. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Our initiatives in these areas provide information on current market trends, future prospects/ projections and the viability of a Nano proposal/ project or query under research. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Outsourcing <ul><li>Outsourcing solutions for relevant business enterprises and other bodies may be provided by the NSTC to elevate their performance. </li></ul>Technology Transfer NSTC extends its expertise and support to guide the clients on matters relating to the 'know how', availability of up- to- date information and technology transfer issues. It is being equipped to undertake an important function of Technology Dissemination Platform soon. We endeavor  to function as a true match maker in this process .
  11. 11. Other Publications <ul><li>NSTC has launched a series of  Scientific & Technical Publications in the domain of  Nanotechnology. It has entered in to agreements with a number of reputed Indian and foreign Nanotechnologists, who have consented to author publications  under this series for the NSTC. </li></ul><ul><li>Titles under agreement/preparation: ‘Carbon NanoTubes, Technology and Applications’, ‘Nanotechnology for self Cleaning Coatings’, ‘Nanoelectronics', ‘Nanotechnology Opportunity: A report for Indian Business Industry’  etc. </li></ul>
  12. 12. NanoTrends - Journal
  13. 13. NanoSpectacle - Newsletter
  14. 14. Collaborations <ul><li>Nanotechnology Victoria Limited </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><li>Cinvestav </li></ul>
  15. 15. Nanotechnology Sensitization Program
  16. 16. Nanotechnology Sensitization Program Aims/ Objectives <ul><li>Nano Sensitization Program is first of its kind in India. It is a six month certification program. It focuses on providing a broad knowledge base and present/ prospective applications in the areas of Nanotechnology. </li></ul><ul><li>This program also provides a comprehensive insight to the candidates for making an exciting and rewarding career in this emerging domain of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. It also caters to the need for career advancement of existing professionals in various industries. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Course Material The course material focuses on providing an up- to- date overview, basic knowledge and major present/ prospective applications areas in the Nano science and Nanotechnology.
  18. 18. Program Methodology
  19. 19. Program Facts and Figures <ul><li>Inception of the program - January 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Number of batches conducted till date - 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Total number of registered students - 1218 </li></ul>
  20. 20. Participant’s Institutional affiliation
  21. 21. 10 th Batch Statistics Nanotechnology Sensitization Program Follows……..
  22. 22. 6 14 PhD 42 90 Post Graduate 35 77 Graduate 17 37 Under Graduate (%) No. of Participants Qualification
  23. 23. 16 35 Others 52 113 Student 4 9 Res./Sci. 16 35 Teacher 8 18 Engineer 4 8 Doctor (%) No. of Participants Profession
  24. 24. (%) No. of Participants Qualification 4 4 PhD 32 36 Post Graduate 37 43 Graduate 27 30 Under Graduate
  25. 25. Age of Participants
  26. 26. Thank You