CSIR-CFTRI is organizing a virtual 6-week TEDP (Technology-based Entrepreneurship Development) program from February 25th, supported by the Indian Ministry of Science and Technology (DST) for Food Processing and Technologies. Participants will gain insights into indigenous technologies developed by CFTRI for commercial purposes.
Topics include food processing opportunities, novel food technologies, regulatory issues, etc. Thirty potential entrepreneurs with a degree or diploma in S&T will be trained through a structured program lasting 6 weeks. The selection is based on various criteria determined by an internal team. However, admission is free and the teaching medium is in English. During the training, participants also learn the intricacies of setting up and running a business. According to a press release, interested parties can register on the CFTRI website (www.cftri.res.in).