NRDC Seed Funding for Promoting Manufacturing Start-Ups

National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) is a Government of India enterprise, under the administrative control of Department of Scientific &Industrial Research (DSIR), established in 1953 under section 25 of the companies act. The main objective is to Promote, Develop and Commercialize technologies emanating from various national R&D institutions. The Corporation offers its services through-out the country for improving the Nation’s manufacturing base with innovative technologies specially suitable for our entrepreneurs and conditions.


NRDC promotes and accelerate start-ups / aspiring entrepreneurs in the country who are incubating their ideas in any state / central government funded incubators. NRDC proposes to participate in the equity share capital of start-up and early stage growth focused, innovative companies.

 The application form along with guidelines may be downloaded from NRDC website