Department of IT, Biotechnology and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka
The Department has been working with specific focus to promote Karnataka as the most preferred destination for frontier technologies and create a conducive environment for innovation led industries. Its initiative, Bengaluru Tech Summit is now recognized as Asia’s largest Technology Summit for IT, Biotech and Deeptech. The initiative of Bengaluru INDIA NANO was one of the first step in fostering a business environment for the development of Nanoscience and the Nanotech Industry in Karnataka.
Karnataka Science and Technology Promotion Society (KSTePS)
Karnataka Science and Technology Promotion Society (KSTePS) is a registered autonomous organization established in 2013 under the Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology, Govt. of Karnataka. KSTePS aims at serving as a mechanism in supporting the preparation and implementation of policy initiatives of the Department of Science and Technology and act as a nodal agency in channelizing the funding and in coordinating programs of the Department across the State.
KSTePS is Chaired by Additional Chief Secretary to Govt., Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology, GoK with members drawn from various line Departments. Director (Technical), Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology is the Member Secretary and Managing Director of KSTePS.
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)
JNCASR is a well-known multi-disciplinary Research Institute with a mandate to pursue and promote world-class research and training at the frontiers of Science and Engineering, covering broad areas ranging from Materials to Genetics. The Centre is flourishing under the aegis of Prof. C.N.R Rao, Honorary President and the Linus Pauling Research Professor.
Vision Group on Nanotechnology
The Vision Groups constituted by Government of Karnataka on Nanotechnology consist of industry captains, research heads, Policy Makers and academia.
The Vision Groups act as a think tank of Government of Karnataka and help government in formulating various policies and initiatives to foster the Nanotech ecosystem in the state. The Vision Groups have also been instrumental in connecting the state globally with leading organisations, research & academic institutes and innovation hotspots for collaborations.
MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications
MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications is India's leading event curator in the field of frontier technologies. MM Activ, since its inception in the year 2000, has held over 100 National and International conventions in sectors like IT & Electronics, Biotechnology, Agritechnology, Nanotechnology, Space Technology, Nutraceuticals, R&D and Higher Education, Sustainable Chemistry, Transport & Logistics, MRO, Renewable Energy, Water and Investments.
MM Activ is also the publisher of leading business magazines like Bio Spectrum (Asia & India), NuFFooDS Spectrum (Asia & India) & Agro Spectrum.