Why TNTDPC

Tamil Nadu Technology Development & Promotion Centre

Tamil Nadu Technology Development & Promotion Centre (TNTDPC) is a joint initiative of the Government of Tamil Nadu and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). TNTDPC is incorporated as a Society. It is governed by an apex Governing Council chaired by the Secretary, Technology Development Board, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, and consisting of members from Government of India, Government of Tamil Nadu, Industries and CII.

TNTDPC is a unique model in the country conceived as a one stop shop for Technology Identification, Promotion, Technology Upgradation for industries in Tamil Nadu. The major task of the centre is focused towards providing a helping hand to the Micro, Small & Medium businesses and entrepreneurs in Tamil Nadu to reach and to compete in the market place through technology innovation and meeting international standards. As the Indian economy progresses, the role of MSMEs changes and they are facing new challenges. International competition requires enhanced competitiveness in all quarters. The Centre provides a user-friendly environment, linking support and guidance from experts in upgrading the industrial growth of the State. The Centre uses networks of R&D institutions, industries and CII Members in order to create and facilitate the Capacity Building, Networking platforms, Technology Transfer, Advisory services and undertake projects on need basis.

Vision :
Connect Emerging Technologies with MSMEs to promote research, innovation and economic growth and reach the global markets.

Mission :

  • • To create and facilitate knowledge sharing and learning opportunities on emerging technologies.

  • • To facilitate the protection of Intellectual Property Rights.

  • • To facilitate networking opportunities to share, learn and grow.

  • • Be the connect between Industry and Academia in enhancing research & innovation.

  • • To provide regular inputs to the Government on sustaining the conducive ecosystem for the growth of MSMEs.


Objectives :

  • • Bridge the Technology Gaps : To identify technology gaps in key industries in Tamil Nadu and to facilitate the Capacity Building, Networking, Problem Solving, Technology Transfer, IPR and Consultancy.

  • • Prepare for Future : To lay the basis for future and high technology through global partnerships and to disseminate the knowledge for the promotion of industries.
  • • Develop Talent : To enable technology promotion and development through emphasize and nurturing entrepreneurship, talent development through education, training and support.