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Mandate of IMTECH

  • To provide integrated research, development and design base for microbial technology.
  • To undertake basic and applied research and development programmes in established and newly emerging areas of relevant biotechnology including genetic engineering.
  • To optimise the existing microbial processes currently available and in use in the country.
  • To develop and maintain gene pool resources and genetic stocks of microbial cultures and other cell lines. This could also serve as a reference centre to assist other centres.
  • To establish facilities for biochemical engineering, instrumentation development including microprocessor systems, a computer centre and development of mathematical models for process parameters.
  • To establish facilities for design of process equipment and bioreactors.
  • To impart training in microbiology, microbial technology and biochemical engineering.
  • To conduct training and refresher courses for research workers and technologists.
  • To establish documentation and information retrieval and dissemination facilities and a data bank to meet the needs of the Institute.
  • To establish and maintain effective linkages with industry and educational institutions.
  • To develop capabilities for producing design and engineering packages for industrial plants.