Business Development Group (BDG)

The Business Development Group (BDG) of CMERI is engaged in various activities pertaining to R&D management and generating higher external cash flow through sponsored R&D projects, Technical & Consultancy Services including Testing & Calibration services for the industries/clients providing training to industries, technologies licensing to Indian industries/clients. The activities also include various communications in technical services including testing & calibration, interaction with industrial organizations for sponsored/collaborative projects.

As per ISO the activities pertaining to RPBDG are :

Monitoring & Coordination:

Coordination and approval of contract research, industry-oriented consultancy Projects, Coordination of Technical Services, Testing, Calibration, Training & Interaction with Audit (CAG etc.),

Technology Transfer & Business Development:

Preparation of Research Utilization Data (RUD), ECF statement, Monthly Service Tax statement & CoEFM, Ludhiana Coordination, Overall business development activities of CMERI, Technology transfer documents, drawing of MoUs & License agreement etc.

Business Promotion & Liaison:

Business Promotional activities through exhibition, maintenance of technology treasure and model room etc., Interaction with visitors & preparation of Customer feedback and analysis document & follow up for recovery of outstanding dues. ,Videography/Photography – preparation of business promotional materials in soft/ printed documents.

Market Coordination and Demand Response:

Preparing suitable business plans for the developed technologies and also analyzes the corresponding Socio-Economic Impact to cater the industrial and societal need. The group is also responsible for supplying the current market scenario of a specific product, bridging with the internal R&D groups to model the futuristic scopes and outcomes.

Section Activities: 

R&D Management and generation of higher External Cash Flow through sponsored R&D Projects, Technical Services, Testing, Calibration & Training to industries, licensing of developed Technologies to Indian clients & business development & business promotional activities. The offering trio of this group includes mainly:

  1. Technology Transfer
  2. Industry Advisory & Technical-Consultancy Services
  3. Testing & Calibration providence

The broad activities include the following points:

  • Single window correspondence for testing and calibration of Industrial equipments.
  • Providing information to CAG Audit, RTI, Parliamentary Questionnaires,
  • Drawing of Agreements, MoUs for licensing of technologies.
  • Compilation of Research Utilization Data (RUD), Monthly Report of the Institute.
  • Records & documentation of ECF generation & Service Tax payable.
  • Evaluation of CSIR-CMERI Customer Satisfaction Report and customer analysis thereof.
  • Interaction with marketing partners – NRDC, CSIR Tech Pvt.Ltd., Pune
  • Records and documentation of official Tours.
Collaboration:  IIT Guwahati IIT Kharagpur National Institute of Technology, Durgapur INDO DANISH TOOL ROOM The Baruipur Surgical Cluster (BASIMAA) Bose Institute IIT Delhi DRDO ISM Dhanbad PIET, Pune Central Tool Room, Ludhiana DSIR Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur Division Head E-mail:  anjali@cmeri.res.in Achievement: 

Technology licensing/transfer of

  • Sonalika Tractor of 35 hp & 20 hp
  • Solar Power Tree
  • Solar Artifact
  • Plasma Disposal of plastic waste & generation of Syngas
  • Improved Iron Removal Plant
  • Small Tractor “KrishiShakti”
  • Metal Detector
  • Salivary Fluoride detection Kit
  • Pre-paid Energy Meter
Division Head:  Anjali Chatterjee (251) Scientist:  Manju Singh (275) Technical Staff:  Biswajit Patra (1053) Banamali Deghoria (1065) Asit Sau (1069) Suman Char (1195) Ajoy Roy (538) Pranabendu Saha (666) Jyotsna Chowdhury (706) Non Technical Staff:  Rimjhim Bose (1057) Belongs To:  Director Department category:  Support Groups