CSIR-IHBT is committed towards development and transfer of knowledge. The Business development and marketing unit of the institute facilitates the techno-commercial negotiations, and manages contracts and IPR issues. IHBT pays special attention to customer’s needs and satisfaction and offers services by way of contract R & D projects, consultancy, R & D facilities, and trainings. It maintains strict confidentiality with respect to data received from the customers and guarantees data protection under confidentiality agreement. IHBT also monitors levels of satisfaction of its clients through customer’s satisfaction evaluation form. IHBT also provides licenses for the technologies developed by the Institute.

CSIR- IHBT also offers consultancy services for:

  • Setting up of Tissue Culture units
  • Establishment of low cost Acclimatization units
  • Plantation and processing of Medicinal and Aromatic plants
  • Setting up of Floriculture units
  • Establishment of low cost Green House
  • Preparation of Feasibility reports

For Business / Technology / Marketing

Dr. Ram Kumar Sharma, 

Principal Scientist & Co-ordinator
Business Development & Marketing Unit
CSIR-IHBT, Post Box No. 6, Palampur (HP - 176061)
Tel.-+91-1894-233339 Ext. 358
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