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Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
In India since: July 1977
About: APCTT is a Regional Institute of UNESCAP with a geographic focus of the entire Asia-Pacific region. The mandate of APCTT is to assist the members and associate members of UNESCAP through strengthening their capabilities to develop and manage national innovation systems; develop, transfer, adapt and apply technology; improve the terms of transfer of technology; and identify and promote the development and transfer of technologies relevant to the region. In this direction, the Centre has focused on three specific areas of activity: technology information; technology transfer; and innovation management, which are SME-oriented, Information Technology (IT)-powered, environmentally responsible and gender conscious.
Location: New Delhi, India
Focus Areas: Science, Technology and Innovation; Technology Transfer; Technology Intelligence
Nodal Ministries: Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology