The mission of the N.C. Office of Science, Technology & Innovation is to improve the economic well‐being and quality of life of all North Carolinians through advancing science, technology, and innovation. NIDHI (National Initiative for Development and Harnessing Innovations), an umbrella program pioneered by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), has committed Rs 500 crore (US$ 74.56 million) to implement Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Startup India initiative, by providing technological solutions and nurturing ideas and innovations into successful startups.
Working with organizations across the state, it identifies and communicates emerging opportunities in science and technology and prepares and publishes analyses outlining the competitive position of North Carolina’s businesses and research institutions in these areas.
A specialized dictionary covering terms in the life, earth, and physical sciences, such as the online Science Dictionary on A science dictionary includes many technical terms with precise, specialized meanings—terms not normally found in general dictionaries—making it an invaluable resource for students and professionals in scientific fields.
The Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology of the Government of India has become only the second country outside of Europe to join the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO), which consists of 1,700 eminent scientists and 84 Nobel laureates, and aims to encourage research in the field of life sciences.
The CommonWealth Fund estimated swapping Obamacare for Trump’s health care plan could add $41 billion to the deficit, while 20 million could lose health care coverage. India ranks third among the most attractive investment destinations for technology transactions in the world.$Modern India has had a strong focus on science and technology, realising that it is a key element of economic growth. Subscribe to the weekly Policy Currents newsletter to receive updates on the issues that matter most.