The Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC), Nagpur, signed an MoU with the CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (CSIR-IMMT), Bhubaneswar, CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory (CSIR-NML), Jamshedpur, National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO), Hindalco Industries Ltd. and Vedanta Limited, to extract Rare Earth Elements (REE) from Red Mud (Aluminium waste).
CSIR-CCMB and the Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. on 10 December 2020 announced a collaboration for joint manufacturing and commercialisation of an innovative dry swab test, Direct Amplification rapid RT-PCR (DArRT-PCR) for SARS-CoV-2 detection.
The main aim of the IIC is to create and support an ecosystem for nurturing start-ups and MSMEs in aerospace and allied engineering, to add strength to the Make-in-India, Start-up India and Skill India programmes.
CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), Pilani, signed an agreement with M/s Cuboid Iotech Pvt. Ltd, Gurugram on 7 November 2019 for manufacturing and marketing the Adulteration Monitoring System in the milk supply chain.