IBSD inks MoU with CSIR-IHBT


IMPHAL, May 12
Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Palampur for research on bioresource development to promote bioeconomy through translational research.
CSIR-IHBT has a mission “to discover, innovate, develop and disseminate the processes, products and technologies from Himalayan bioresources for society, industry, environment and academia”, said a press release by IBSD, Imphal.
IBSD is working on development of bioresources of NER for boosting the bioeconomy of this region under the leadership of Professor Pulok K. Mukherjee, Director, IBSD, Imphal.
This MoU was signed between the two institutes for synergizing interdisciplinary research to promote the bioresources of NER.
The MoU was signed at CSIR-IHBT, Palampur during the National Technology Day programme. This collaboration will help in development of bioresources and capacity building of scientists/students of NER in future.
During the programme, Dr Sanjay Kumar, Director, CSIR-IHBT, scientists, scholars, staff were present and Professor Pulok K Mukherjee, Director, IBSD, Imphal delivered the Technology Day lecture, added the release.