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NCL Innovations


NCL Innovations (NCLI) undertakes consulting and research projects for agencies, organizations and companies. NCL Innovations strength is the technology and innovation management with an emphasis on actual practice. Our studies and prescriptions are often backed by real-world experience.

Expertise domains:

  • Technology and innovation management in practice
  • Technology road-mapping; technology and R&D strategy; building a technology pipeline
  • Technology assessments/ valuation
  • Patents landscaping
  • Market and industry assessments/ feasibility studies
  • Practical aspects of technology management systems, mechanisms, processes; sharing our methodology and best practices
  • Technology business incubation; design of a incubation program
  • Planning and setting-up of business incubators
  • Technology commercialization/ licensing
  • Technology policy and planning

Types of projects:

  • Research and analysis reports
  • Plans, strategies and road maps
  • Assessments and opinions
  • Training, courses and workshops
Name Background & Skills

V Premnath

  • Tech commercialization, company start-up, IP planning, tech roadmapping/ landscaping/ assessment, market research, business planning.
  • Head, NCL Innovations; Head, Intellectual Property Group; Scientist, Polymer Science & Engineering Division, NCL.
  • PhD (MIT), B. Tech (IIT-B) (Chemical engineering, Polymers, Biomedical materials); Chevening Technology Enterprise Fellow (Cambridge/ London Business School)

Vinita Panchanadikar
  • Biotechnology R&D, technology development, project management, lab development
  • Scientist, NCL Innovations; Previously, Project Leader for Biotech projects at NCL and RRL-Bhubaneshwar.
  • PhD (Microbiology); PGDIPR (NALSAR)

A D Kulkarni

  • Intellectual property, Patents, Law/contracts/ agreements
  • Technical Officer, NCL Innovations; Legal Counsel and Mentor, IP Group, NCL; Previously, IPR Coordinator, NCL.
  • Lawyer and Patent Agent. Basic training in Chemistry.

Magesh Nandagopal
  • New product development in chemical/material sciences, Assessment, Valuation, portfolio management & marketing
  • Scientist, NCL Innovations
  • PhD (Polymer Science) & MBA (Finance & Operations), University of Connecticut

Nitin Shukla Tewari
  • Patent drafting & prosecution, IP portfolio planning, management and value addition
  • Scientist, IP Group / NCL Innovations
  • PhD (Biomed Research), WoS-C fellow of DST, Patent Agent

As per needs, we collaborate in our effort with other experts and partner organization (for example: Venture Center business incubator at NCL)