Chennai, NFAPost: SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST), Kattankulathur has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Intellectual Property Cooperation and Commercialisation with the MSME – Technology Development Centre (PPDC), Govt of India, Ministry of MSME, and Intellectual
Property Facilitation Centre EC – Chennai.
The MoU aims at increasing IP co-operation and commercialisation between the two institutions by way of: Sensitisation on IPR among the MSME and public majorly in 4 districts – Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur; Facilitating the service for IPR Filing for MSMEs, SRMIST Faculty members, students and outside researchers; Facilitating Startup Mentorship; Conduction of Workshops/ Seminars; Organizing Conclave/Conference; Facilitating New Product Commercialization; Supporting Projects (Technical & Social Impacts); Offering and facilitating Internships.
Speaking at the event, SRMIST Vice Chancellor Dr C Muthamizhchelvan said there are five things
that we as a multi-disciplinary university follow – innovation, Intellectual Property Rights,
Standardization, entrepreneurship, and Hi-tech startup. The expertise of MSME will support SRMIST in
all these fields in a very a big way.
Registrar of SRMIST Dr. S. Ponnusamy and Principal Director of MSME – Technology Development
Centre, Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre, India, Dr. R. Panneerselvam signed the MoU virtually.