Technology Transfer Mechanisms:A Study of International and National Agencies


  • Indian Statistical Institute, Documentation Research and Training Centre, Bangalore, 560003, India


Industrial research and industrial production in a country cannot be solely based on its own resources. National economy requires borrowing and adoption of technical know-how on a global scale Such a transfer of technology from one country to another needs the services of several promoting agencies. During the last two decades, several international organisations have come forward to provide technical assistance and dissemination of scientific and technical information to the industry on an international level. Some of the non-commercial international organisations are briefly described. A suitable Infrastructure has to be developed by every country in order to absorb the foreign know-how into its scientific and technological stream. This paper, describes the infrastructure developed in India to utilise the foreign technical know-how effectively.

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