History

The TERI-Deakin Nano-biotechnology Centre (TDNBC) was established in 2010 through a joint collaboration between India’s research think-tank The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Australia’s Deakin University. TDNBC came into existence through a MOU to integrate the complementary competencies of TERI (in Agricultural Biotechnology) and Deakin University (in Material Sciences) at TERI’s green campus in Gurugram, Haryana with the aim to establish world-class facilities aim to establish world-class facilities for Nano-biotechnology Translational research using Next Generation Methodologies to create innovative and green solutions to challenges and imperative problems in the field of agriculture, environment, bioenergy and food security with a common vein “Nano-science”.

Year Achievement
2010 TDNBC launched HDR Program Initiated: First PhD Batch
2011 HDR Program: Second Batch Visit of Delegation led by Hon’ble Minister Mr. Christopher Evans.
2012 Inauguration of the TDNBC’s Lab at TERI Gram by Hon’ble Minister Louise Asher, Visit of Vice Chancellor, Deakin University.
2013 First patent filed from the TDNBC
2014 TDNBC Expansion phase launched.
2015 Commencement of new building Successful Completion of PhD of First batch.
2016 Completion of TDNBC building Successful Completion of PhD of Second batch Submission of third batch PhD thesis
2017 Inauguration of TDNBC by Hon’ble Prime Minister‘s Mr. Narendra Modi and Mr. Malcolm Turnbull Inauguration of Researcher's Residence by Hon’ble Minister Mr., Simon Birmingham, and Secretary, DST, Dr. Ashutosh Sharma.
2018 The coming of TDNBC in its full glory.