Technical Readiness & Performance Indicators
IMPROVING INNOVATIONS' READINESSTechnical Readiness Level
This metric is used to assess the maturity of a technology.
The scale consists of nine levels where each level characterizes the progress in the development of a technology, from the initial idea (Level 1) to the full uptake of the product into the marketplace (Level 9).
The I-STEM Web Portal: a National Portal that is the gateway for researchers to locate the specific facility(ies) they need for their R&D work and identify the one that is either located closest to them or available the soonest.
To protect the IP involved in building the I-STEM Portal, a provisional patent application entitled, "A method and process for efficient use of geographically dispersed resources", has been filed with the Indian Patent Office.
The statement from the distiguished scientists on setting up of the national portal I-STEM