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NBRI to scout for commercial partners for herbal innovations

12 May 2011

Lucknow-based National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) is looking at commercial exploits of a host of products developed by its scientists, especially consumer products such as herbal drinks.

The premier Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) lab is gearing up to patent such products and subsequent transfer of technology to the interested private company for commercial and industrial use.

Since, some products are for human consumption, they are being subjected to a number of tests pertaining to safety standards and taste at present.

“For herbal drink, we have many considerations as it is for direct human consumption,” NBRI director C S Nautiyal told Business Standard on sidelines of the National Technology Day celebrations today…..

Read more: http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/nbri-to-scout-for-commercial-partners-for-herbal-innovations/435247/

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Written by csirindia

May 12, 2011 at 9:21 am

Posted in NBRI

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