This provides the technical capabilities of the equipment, requirement of specimens, and if specific requirement for conducting the tests/experiments. This section ensures that the technical specifications of a facility are sufficiently detailed to enable prospective users to judge its suitability to their requirements (including application notes, samples of data actually gathered on the equipment, publications based on measurements made “there”, etc.).
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