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IISR gets Patent for Black Pepper Micronutrient

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Indian Institute of Spices Research (IISR) got patent for black pepper micronutrient foliar formulation for which it had submitted application in 2013. Key Points ICAR-IISR submitted an application for patent in 2013 to the patent office under Central government. Technology has been licensed to seven entrepreneurs for commercial production, on ..

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ISRO receives Patent for Liquid Cooling and Heating Garment

The Indian Space Research Organization has received patents for its LCHGs. LCHGs are Liquid Cooling and Heating Garment that are used to provide comfortable temperature to the astronauts in space. About LCHG The garment protects the astronauts from hot and cold environments. It removes the sweat of the astronauts. They also help protect the astronauts ..

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NSTMIS report: India placed 3rd in scientific publication

The National Science and Technology Management Information (NSTMIS) has conducted a survey on Research and Development Statistics and Indicators 2019-20. Highlights The report says that India ranks 3rd globally in the scientific publication. The first two ranks were occupied by USA and China. The gross expenditure on Research and Development in the country has tripled ..

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Govt proposes to significantly reduce fees for IPRs

The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has proposed to reduce fees for various intellectual property rights like patents and designs for micro, small and medium enterprises and startups to promote innovation. Reduction in IPR Fees The fees for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and startups for filing of patent applications will be reduced to ..

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Benny Antony conferred with National Intellectual Property Award for 2019 in category of Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization

Dr. Benny Antony, co-founder of Kochi-based Arjuna Natural Ltd, has been conferred with the National Intellectual Property Award for 2019 in the category of Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization. Along with the National IP Award, the Intellectual Property Office India and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) have jointly conferred the ‘WIPO Medal for ..

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