Research Planning and Business Development Division


The Division acts as an interface between the laboratory and the collaborators from Industry, Academia and Government. The Division is the first point of contact for the new clients that are seeking solutions for their R&D problems. Further, the Division serves as a gateway to reach the concerned technical area expert and helps the client to find appropriate solutions. The Division then suggests a feasible mode of collaboration and facilitates in completing all required formalities.



Technology Marketing


CSIR-NML has a bundle of Technologies and Products ready for commercialization, and a number of them are already in market. The Division strives to ensure that the Technological solutions on offer reach a suitable market place. Industrial business meets and presentations are organized time-to-time by the Division to create awareness amongst the industries of various sectors about the available technologies.



Technology Incubation

Aligning with the policy of central government to create a conducive entrepreneurial eco- system in India, CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory (CSIR-NML) established a section 8 company named CSIR-NML Technology and Business Incubation Centre [NML-TBIC] at Jamshedpur. This facility can be availed by the entrepreneurs utilizing one of the CSIR-NML technologies.


IP Services

We offer technical IP services in (1)IP search and Analysis, (2)Evaluation of FTO Space, (3)Patent Landscaping, (4)Patent portfolio Analysis, (5)Patent Mapping, (6) Patent Citation Analysis, (7)White Space Mapping and (8)Competitive Intelligence.

IP Services