Sponsored Research (RESPOND) and Academic Interface (AI) at SAC

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) provides financial support under RESPOND Programme for conducting research and development activities related to Space Science, Space Technology and Space Applications in Academic Institutions in India. The main objectives of the RESPOND Programme are to establish strong links with Academic Institutions to carryout quality research and developmental projects of relevance and derive useful outputs to support ISRO Programmes. RESPOND Programme aims to enhance Academic base, generate human resources and infrastructure at the Academic Institutions to support the Space Programme. Under the broad umbrella of RESPOND, ISRO runs Space Technology Cells (STC) at IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, IIT Guwahati, IIT Rookee, IIT Delhi, IISc Bangalore and University of Pune which coordinate research proposals within their respective institutions.

Recognising the need for a broader academic interface with institutions across the country, a series of capacity building initiatives have been taken up to further strengthen the involvement of academia for ISRO programmes. These initiatives include:

For details please visit https://www.isro.gov.in/capacity-building/sponsored-research
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