Become/Find a Consultant for the Lab/Equipment
This gives an opportunity to the experts of different domains to consult for any S&T labs on a part-time basis and help them in smooth running and maintaining the R&D facilities on Payment basis. The experts/Consultants may register at the portal and they may call the custodian to support them in case of non availability of the operator of the equipment. Also the listing of experts/consultants will also provide an option for the custodian to contact them (based on availability) as and when samples/specimens are collected for testing to execute further the service requests, received from the internal and external users.
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