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Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates the MAGIC” process lab at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune

The Union Minister for Science & Technology & Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan, inaugurated a unique MAGIC [Modular, Agile, Intensified & Continuous] Process Lab at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL) Pune last evening. While inaugurating the facility he announced that The MAGIC processes and plants will bring about a paradigm shift in the way in which Indias Fine and Specialty Chemicals industry will operate in the future. Over the past three decades, the global fine and specialty chemicals industry has shifted manufacturing base from the western world to countries like India and China. The MAGIC processes developed in CSIR-NCL can radically change currently practiced process technologies into modern processes that are cleaner, greener, safer, compact, scalable and economical. As a result, the MAGIC processes have the potential to transform the country into a global powerhouse in this important sector, thus enabling the country to increase its contribution to global production of chemicals from the current levels of 3 to 5% over the next few years.”He consequently called upon the Indian chemical Industry to work closely with this National facility to realize this goal….

Read more: http://www.business-standard.com/article/government-press-release/dr-harsh-vardhan-inaugurates-the-magic-process-lab-at-csir-national-116020300376_1.html

Written by csirindia

February 4, 2016 at 10:08 am

Posted in NCL, Uncategorized

Pune scientist selected for the Open Innovation Challenge

18 December 2015

CHANDIGARH: Dr. M. Karthikeyan, a scientist from CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune has been selected for the Open Innovation Challenge, Thomson Reuters and CodeX Award 2015 in the area of Big Data Analytics. The award comprises a citation and a cash prize of 10000 USD and is sponsored jointly by Stanford Computer Science Department and Stanford Law School. …

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Pune-scientist-selected-for-the-Open-Innovation-Challenge/articleshow/50230269.cms

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December 18, 2015 at 4:21 pm

Posted in NCL

When ace scientists like Rajesh Gokhale turn rookie entrepreneurs

When Rajesh Gokhale sets up a new lab, he orders sophisticated equipment and some chemical reagents. For a research collaboration with the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) in Pune, he ordered six buffaloes along with the regular stuff. He could have ordered elephants, but buffaloes were more manageable for the laboratory staff. These two animals have something in common. They get white patches on the skin, similar to the human disease leucoderma that Gokhale is now studying. Drug companies a ..

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November 26, 2015 at 9:57 am

Posted in IGIB, NCL, Uncategorized

Edinburgh University keen to join hands with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Chemical Laboratory

04 March 2013

PUNE: Chemistry scientists from University of Edinburgh, School of Chemistry (UK), recently visited city-based Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL) and expressed interest in doing collaborative research projects, especially on using thorium for generation of nuclear power….

Read more: http://www.dnaindia.com/pune/report_edinburgh-university-keen-to-join-hands-with-council-of-scientific-and-industrial-research-national-chemical-laboratory_1807094

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March 18, 2013 at 7:15 am

Posted in NCL

Best lab award for NCL

20 February 2013

PUNE: The city-based National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) has received the ‘best laboratory award’ for production of resins for development of critical components of the Brahmos missile. The award is constituted by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)….

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-02-20/pune/37199519_1_brahmos-missile-ncl-development-of-critical-components

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March 4, 2013 at 4:45 am

Posted in NCL

Negishi to deliver NCL foundation day lecture

02 January 2013

Pune: Nobel laureate Ei-ichi Negishi will deliver the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) foundation day lecture on January 7, at the laboratory auditorium. Negishi is a professor at the department of chemistry at the Purdue University in the US. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in the year 2010. He will speak on the topic: Magical Power of Transition Metals: Past, Present, and Future…..

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-02/pune/36111236_1_ei-ichi-negishi-ncl

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January 4, 2013 at 2:44 pm

Posted in NCL

National Chemical Laboratory scientist honoured

24 November 2012

PUNE:  Ashish Lele, a scientist from the city-based National Chemical Laboratory, has been honoured with the Infosys Prize, 2012, for hisoutstanding research contributions in the field of engineering and computer science, a statement released by the Infosys Science Foundation on Friday said….

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/National-Chemical-Laboratory-scientist-honoured/articleshow/17343939.cms

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November 24, 2012 at 2:05 pm

Posted in NCL

Pune to host proteomics seminar

31 October 2012

PUNE: The National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) has organised an international symposium on proteomics in the city between November 22 and 24. The objective of this symposium is to provide a platform to discuss these new developments in proteomics that look beyond mere protein/peptide identification….

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-10-31/pune/34836465_1_symposium-protein-ncl

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November 3, 2012 at 4:00 pm

Posted in NCL

A fun way to learn how science applies to kitchen activities

24 October 2012

PUNE: Why do a few drops of iodine turn raw bananas black, but have no effect on ripe bananas? How do you determine the content of vitamin C in colas? How do you measure acidic level of food using red cabbage juice? These and many such intriguing questions about application of science in day-to-day kitchen activities will be answered by scientist Magesh Nandagopal at the ‘exciting science programme’ to be held at the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) on Pashan Road at 9.30 am on October 28. Entry is free for all students……

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/A-fun-way-to-learn-how-science-applies-to-kitchen-activities/articleshow/16933638.cms

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October 25, 2012 at 5:44 am

Posted in NCL

NCL scientist wins Bhatnagar award

28 September 2012

PUNE: Gangadhar J Sanjayan, a scientist at the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) in Pune, has been selected for the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award 2012.

Sanjayan is associated with the organic chemistry division of the NCL and leads a research group engrossed in the design and development of diversely functionalised synthetic protein structures. Sanjayan is among the 11 scientists in the country who will receive this award in the field of science and technology…..

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-09-28/pune/34147307_1_ncl-scientist-shanti-swarup-bhatnagar-award-national-chemical-laboratory

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October 1, 2012 at 7:03 am

Posted in NCL