National Technology Awards announced

Published: Feb 22, 2021, 6:03 pm IST

The Samikhsya Bureau

NEW DELHI: A total of 12 companies have been selected for the National Technology Awards 2020 for commercialization of successful commercialization of innovative indigenous technologies.

They have been selected under three categories –indigenous technologies, MSME, and startups, Ministry of Science & Technology sources said.

These awards conferred to various industries provides a platform of recognition to Indian industries and their technology provider, who have worked as a team, to bring innovation to the market and contributed to the vision of “Aatma Nirbhar Bharat”.

The awards were given by the Technology Development Board (TDB), a statutory body of Government of India functioning under Department of Science of Technology for the year 2019-20.

The winners were selected from a total 128 applications after thorough examination by eminent technologists and a stringent two-tier evaluation process.

The Technology Development Board is a statutory body of Government of India functioning under Department of Science of Technology which provides financial assistance to companies working for commercialization of indigenous technologies and adaptation of imported technologies for domestic applications.

The awardee companies include M/s L&T Special Steels and Heavy Forgings Private Limited, Surat; M/s Vinati Organics Limited, Mumbai; M/s AKS Information Technology Services Private Limited, Noida; M/s SVP Laser Technologies Private Limited, Chennai and M/s Kan Biosys Private Limited, Pune.

The list also includes M/s AlgalR NutraPharms Private Limited, Thanjavur; M/s RAR Engineering Private Limited, Delhi; M/s Fibroheal Wound care Private Limited, Bengaluru; M/s Althion Tech Innovations Private Limited., Hyderabad;       M/s KBCols Sciences Private Limited, Pune; M/s Shira MedTech Private Limited, Ahmedabad and M/s Newndra Innovations Private Limited, Jaipur.

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