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Indo-German Science & Technology Centre

Indo-German Science & Technology Centre (IGSTC) established by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany to foster innovation through Indo-German R&D networking including industrial research partnership in PPP mode.
IGSTC intends to catalyse innovation centric R&D projects by synergising the strength of research/academic institution and public/private industry from India and Germany.



  • advance industrial research partnership with mutuality of interest and respect
  • create platform for cross fertilisation of ideas
  • develop knowledge networks for industrial sectors to enhance competitiveness
  • establish joint knowledge pools to address global challenges
  • serve as a nerve centre to promote Indo-German technology partnership

A Backgrounder

“IGSTC will emerge a new joint path for cogeneration of values to people of both countries through innovation led manufacturing.”

- Dr. T Ramasami, Secretary, DST

"“It is for the first time that Germany has created such a centre together with another country. We have done so because we knew that India has excellent scientists and the best know how... For the first time, we have the chance to not only provide an impetus to new ideas and concepts, but also to produce them. ”

- Mr. Thomas Rachel, Parliamentary State Secretary, BMBF

Annual Report

IGSTC Brochure

Inauguration of IGSTC on 7 Dec 2010