R & D Support GroupTTBD

Technology transfer and business development (TTBD) is the nodal section acting as an interface between the industry/clients/customers and CSIR-CECRI.It facilitate and serves as the important contact point between the institute and customers for interaction and exchange of ideas leading to a better understanding of the requirements and to formulate appropriate research projects and services to meet those requirements.

CSIR-CECRI focuses on developing state-of-the-art technologies for clients in India and abroad and associated fundamental research. We also offer selected scientific services to our clients. CSIR-CECRI looks forward to opportunities to work with clients on challenging research problems. We realize that it is our industrial clients that keep our research relevant to and focused on real world problems and opportunities

Functions Handled:

  • Contract Research: Business driven R&D objectives with clearly defined output result in a product, process, tacit knowledge and Intellectual property generation.

  • Consultancy: Professional advice rendered to clients based on the knowledge-base available

  • Technical Service: Testing & analyzing using specialized facilities available

Services Offered:

  • Licensing

  • Unencumbered Patents

  • Know-how / Knowledgebase

  • Knowledge alliance between CECRI and Industries

  • Incubation Centre

  • Special Purpose Vehicle (SPVs)

  • Autonomous Functional Units

  • Autonomous Business Units

         NMITLI Innovation Centers

    Recent MoUs of CSIR-CECRI:


     On-Going Projects


     Major recent technologies



Contact Persons:

Dr. Jonas Davidson D

Chief Scientist & Head TTBD


Karaikudi-630 003

Ph: 04565-241506

Fax: 04565-224973

Email: ttbd[at]