The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) has signed a MoU with Centre for Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) to initiate a joint effort in nurturing deep-science innovation in agriculture, food technology and allied areas towards sustainability and food security in India’s agri sector.
Agreement was formally inked by Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed, CEO and Director of C-CAMP and Dr. Sridevi Annapurna Singh, Director, CFTRI at the third edition of the ongoing TechBharat Conclave in Mysore.
Present on the occasion were Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of Science and Technology, Govt. of India and Shobha Karandlaje, Minister of Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare, Govt. of India.
On the occasion, Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed, CEO & Director, C-CAMP said “We are delighted to formalize this pact with CFTRI, India’s leading food technology research institute. The agreement will identify and foster agri innovations and agri entrepreneurships led by the twin pillars of deep-science and sustainability.”
The Ministers acknowledged the contribution by both organizations in the development of agritech and agri entrepreneurships in India and appreciated this effort of unifying ecosystems for greater impact.
The new signing is envisioned to augment C-CAMP’s current efforts in Agritech and allied space under its recently launched Centre of Excellence for Agri Innovation in collaboration with the Govt of Karnataka. It will also strengthen science-based entrepreneurships in the CSIR affiliated CFTRI.