The Department has been working with specific focus to promote Karnataka as the most preferred destination for frontier technologies and create a conducive environment for related industries. Its initiatives, Bangalore IT.biz and Bangalore INDIA BIO are now recognized as India' s leading Events in their respective fields. The initiative of Bangalore INDIA NANO was the first step in fostering a business environment for the development of Nanoscience and the Nanotech Industry in Karnataka.
JNCASR is a well known multi-disciplinary Research Institute with a mandate to pursue and promote world-class research and training at the frontiers of Science and Engineering, covering broad areas ranging from Materials to Genetics. The Centre is flourishing under the aegis of Bharat Ratna Prof. C.N.R Rao, Honorary President and the Linus Pauling Research Professor and Chairman of the Science Advisory Committee to the Prime Minister of India.