The Indo-German Science and Technology Centre (IGSTC) was established in 2010 by the Government of India (Department of Science and Technology DST) and the Government of Germany (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research BMBF) to facilitate bilateral science and technology networking and to play a proactive role in catalyzing institute - industry cross-border partnerships through joint R&D efforts.
The IGSTC has the mandate
- to facilitate and promote Indo‐German bilateral collaborations in basic and applied science, research and technology
- to encourage public‐private partnerships (PPP) to foster elements of innovation and application and cultivating
- to nurture contacts between young and mid‐career scientists and engineers.