TI Programme

The TI programme has been initiated to strengthen institutional capability in technology development and commercialisation-including upgradation and expansion of facilities, training scientists, collaborating with national and international TIs and building marketing and business development capabilities. So far the programme has assisted 50 such projects. To be eligible for assistance, the project must be relevant to the industry. The programme provides interest free rupee term loan with service charge of 1% per annum. Repayment is structured as per the project and programme requirement.

Guidelines for Financial Assistance: To avail the facilities, the companies are requested to submit a project profile covering the following information:

  • Project title
  • Brief particulars of the TI
  • Description of existing facilities and R&D projects
  • Technical staff and budgets
  • Products developed / under development
  • A note on proposed project
  • Need and rationale of the proposed project with benefits to industry
  • Major activities involved
  • Cost of project with break-up and proposed means of financing
  • Schedule of implementation
  • Expected benefits / outcome of project and projected external cash flows as a result of the project

The project is evaluated taking into account the relevance to the industry