09. FUTURE program


FUTURE is CSIR’s five year plan program for the period 2012-2017 focused on setting up the foundation for a technology development program in currency technology.

Labs involved in the project:


  • Pune; Chemicals, materials & bio sciences & engineering
  • Largest non-profit filer of patents in India and abroad; track record of working with industry, both Indian and MNC
  • Amongst the largest producers of PhDs and publications in chemical sciences in India
  • Home to the largest inventive enterprises incubator in India

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  • Pilani and Chennai; Electronics, photonics, instrumentation/ automation
  • Pioneering institute in India in the area of electronics. Founded 1953

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MOU between SPMCIL and CSIR-NCL:

SPMCIL and CSIR-NCL signed an MoU on 27 Jan 2015.