IPR Support for Startup


Technology & Innovation Support Centre/ IPFC/ PIC Services

Punjab State Council for Science & Technology (PSCST) has been rendering various services to industry & academia of Punjab and Chandigarh for Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) promotion and protection though its Patent Information Centre (PIC), which is supported by Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.

Based on the expertise, infrastructure and activity profile of PIC, PSCST, The World Intellectual Property Organization of United Nations with the support of Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India has set up its 1st Technology & Innovation Support Centre (TISC) of India in PIC, PSCST. The agreement for setting up TISC at PSCST was signed between Govt. of Punjab and Govt. of India in July, 2017.

The Centre was inaugurated on 4thDecember, 2017 by Dr. Roshan Sunkaria, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Science, Technology & Environment, Govt. of Punjab and Mr. Andrew Czajkowski, Head, Technology & Innovation Support Division of World Intellectual Property Organization of United Nations.

The following services are being provided by TISC to innovators and startups of region:

  • Facilitating access to International standard IP facilities to the innovators of the region in terms of database access for ascertaining the novelty & inventiveness

  • Filing of Patents, Designs, Trademarks and Copyrights

  • Training & Capacity building & IP Technology Scan Reports

  • Information on global inforce/off patent industrial inventions & Government initiatives for promoting innovations & IPRs

  • Case studies/best practices of other countries

  • Experience sharing platform

  • IP commercialization, technology transfer & licensing.


For Further details, please contact:

Mr. Gurharminder Singh
Sr. Scientific Officer & Incharge (TISC)
Punjab State Council for Science & Technology,
MGSIPA Complex, Sector-26, Chandigarh-160019
Ph. 0172-2792325, Fax: 0172-2793143
Email: harminder1978@gmail.com
Website : www.pscst.gov.in