Mr. Shalendra Porwal Managing Director & CEO Battelle India

Officer Incharge

Ms. Geeta Hosmane - Designation: Associate Director

Contact: 91-20-25709151
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Promote innovation facilities and  infrastructure for industries in Pune.


1.To increase awareness of the value of  Intellectual Property (Patents, trademarks, copyright etc.) to MCCIA member
2.To create a platform  for social networking among the R & D professionals, scientist, etc. on a regular basis.
3.To increase awareness of R & D resources available in Pune so that Industry can solve their technical problems and

develop new products and technologies



The aim of the Innovation and R&D Committee is to create a vibrant and effective infrastructure for multidisciplinary R&D

in Pune.  We would like to facilitate active interaction among academia, industry, and financial community so that scientists

and entrepreneurs can create new impactful products and technologies.  This may lead to creating centers of excellence
in different technology areas.

One specific objective of this committee is to come up with a directory of R & D labs in Pune. The directory will have information on R & D, Professionals working and the domain on which the work is carried out.


Further this committee will focus on promoting the concept of Applied R&D and Contract R&D so that industry can solve their technical problems expediently.