Indian companies having innovative indigenous technologies at commercialization stage in waste management now have an opportunity for support to take them to the next stage.
Technology Development Board (TDB), a statutory body of Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, has invited applications from companies with innovative/indigenous technologies in areas focusing on municipal solid waste, plastic waste, construction and demolition (C&D) waste, agricultural waste, biomedical waste, E Waste, industrial hazardous and non-hazardous wastes, battery waste, radioactive waste, AI based solutions, aligning with the national requirement and focus on ‘Swachhta’.
TDB will provide financial assistance to select Indian companies for technology commercialization. The evaluation for selection will be based on scientific, technological, financial and commercial merit and financial assistance will be provided in the form of loan, equity and/or grants.
The invitation or call for proposals titled TDB ‘Waste to Wealth’ is in response to the challenge to keep big cities in the country waste free and at the same time generate wealth from waste. With the call, TDB which is a pioneer in helping innovative indigenous technologies, aiming at improving the ease of living for common man, has reached out to help Industry & Academia collaborate to overcome this challenge aiming to realize the vision of the Hon’ble Prime Minister under Swachh Bharat Mission- Urban 2.0 at making all our cities ‘Garbage Free’.
For detailed Funding Guidelines and Proposal Submission, Applicants can TDB’s website- www.tdb.gov.in . Last date to submit the proposal is 03rd July, 2022.