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Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) is an autonomous organization set up in 1988 under the Department of Science & Technology to look ahead in technologies, assess the technology trajectories, and support technology innovation by network actions in select technology areas of national importance.In 1993, TIFAC embarked upon the major task of formulating a Technology Vision for the country in various emerging technology areas. The outcome of the Technology Vision 2020 exercise led to the set of 17 documents, including sixteen technology areas and one on services.
 


  • TREMAP - Technology Refinement & Marketing Programme
    Our country has very high innovation potential.  However, the conversion ratio from innovation to the marketable product is very low. There are programme to support innovative ideas to prototype development or towards entrepreneurship development.  But the need had been felt to extend support in the form of hand-holding in identifying the market, conducting market research, assessment of business potential, preparing business plan, structuring & negotiating the deals for technology transfer / commercialization, etc.  
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