Indian wins at the 3rd ASEAN India Grassroots Innovation forum

New Delhi, December 31, 2022: Shalini Kumari from India received first prize in the Grassroots Innovation Competition at the 3rd ASEAN India Grassroots Innovation forum for her innovation ‘Modified walker with adjustable legs’. The technology which was transferred to the industry, Vissco Rehabilitation Aids, a leading manufacturer of orthopaedic products in the country, is available […]

An indigenous technology from IIT Madras can now produce new-generation superabrasive tools

New Delhi, November 12, 2022: A newly developed technology can now produce new-generation multi-point/single-layer superabrasive tools for advanced grinding applications to meet high productivity and energy-efficient material removal requirements. The tools produced also have enhanced tool life. Grinding industries have aired their voices for developing advanced superabrasive cBN/diamond tools that meet high productivity and energy-efficient material […]

DST-IISc energy storage platform moves towards enabling fast-charging solid-state batteries

New Delhi, July 01, 2022: Researchers have reported on an innovative interfacial engineering approach to enable fast charge-discharge rates in solid-state lithium metal batteries. They have found that nanoscopic refractory metal layers like Tungsten could improve the performance of these batteries which are crucial for purposes like electrical mobility. Conventional Li-ion batteries employ a graphite anode, […]

New technology can autonomously repair and restore high-value components such as moulds, turbine blades and aerospace components

New Delhi, March 05, 2022: An Indian Scientist has developed a completely autonomous technology for the repair and restoration of high-value components such as moulds, turbine blades, and other aerospace components that require minimal human intervention. It is expected that this technology will leap-frog the restoration and repair industry to the next level and help in […]

Tech for prediction, control of vapor explosion induced accidents in boilers

New Delhi, December 10, 2021: Artificial Intelligence and machine learning may soon be used to develop indigenous technology for prediction and control of vapor explosion -induced accidents in boilers so as to prevent such mishaps. A staggering 23,000 boiler accidents have been recorded worldwide over the past 10 years, wherein India alone accounts for the 34% […]

Kerala farmer’s innovative technique can save senile cashew gardens from debilitating pests & frequent cyclonic storms

New Delhi, November 2, 2021: A woman farmer from Kannur district of Kerala has come up with an innovative practice to develop support roots in cashew trees to protect her senile cashew garden from devastating borer attacks and frequent cyclonic storms. The area under cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.) cultivation in India is around 10.11 lakh ha, […]

LTCC: New toxic-free, superior multilayer technology that packages together electronic components

New Delhi, October 12, 2021: Indian Scientists have indigenously developed toxic-free and superior multilayer technology that packages together electronic components like resistors, capacitors to produce multilayer circuits. These technologies, known as Low-Temperature Cofired Ceramic (LTCC) and High-Temperature Cofired Ceramic (HTCC) substrates with applications as satellite communication components, are currently being imported in India. The indigenous development can plug the […]

Fuel Cell-based Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system of DRDO’s Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL) will soon be fitted onboard INS Kalvari

DRDO develops Single Crystal Blades for helicopter engine application

New Delhi, April 29, 2021: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed single crystal blades technology and supplied 60 of these blades to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as part of their indigenous helicopter development program for helicopter engine application. It is part of a program taken up by Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), a […]