Centre for International Trade in Technology

Centre for International Trade in Technology (CITT)

Current Projects
Project Title: Emerging and Contemporary R&D and Innovation Indicators in National S&T System and Policy Implications - A Comprehensive Study

Sponsor: Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India

Start Date: January 2015

Duration: 18 Months

Scope & Purpose: It is a study traditional R&D indicators and develop new R&D output indicators in Science and Technology for Indian context which are globally comparable. It is an attempt to evolve a performance evaluation system/measure for National R&D system/activities to develop a comprehensive model for assessment of scientific innovation activities.The objective is to find relevant qualitative and quantitative indicators to measure the output of National R&D system for policy assessment.
The main emphasis of the study is to contribute to development of some reference framework for scientific R&D statistics validated by experts in research institutions, technical institutes as well as scientific R&D laboratories in public and private sector to establish a more reliable system of indicators for international R&D comparisons.

Project Investigator: Dr. Sonu Verma IIFT

Co - Project Investigator: Dr.O.P.Wali IIFT