The Science and Expertise Coverage Council is responsible for setting public policy in issues of science and know-how in Iceland. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has discovered a breed of natural cures for cancer in Quercetin, a compound found in fruits and leaves, and plant VernoniaCondensata, which might considerably scale back the tumour measurement and improve the longevity of life.
InnoNano Research, a clear water technology firm, has raised US$ 18 million from NanoHoldings, a US-primarily based energy and water investment firm, which might be used to arrange manufacturing facility, modern research laboratory and know-how delivery offices throughout North America, Asia and Africa to make India an exporter of water applied sciences.
Dr Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, outlined Government of India’s plans to pursue a green path to progress by doubling investment in clean power research to US$ one hundred forty five million within the subsequent 5 years from present funding of US$ 72 million.
Intertek Group, a UK-based whole quality assurance supplier, has launched an Agricultural Technology (Agritech) laboratory in Hyderabad, which can perform excessive-tech Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) analyses for the agri-biotech, plant seeds breeding, and plant seeds production industries.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Airports Authority of India (AAI), aimed toward providing area know-how for development of airports, which can help make flight operations safer and provide optimum utilisation of land.