Kanchan Lala

Project Associate

Kanchan Lala is currently working as a Project Associate with the DST- Centre for Policy
Research at the Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru. He holds M.Phil and Ph.D degree from the
Centre for Studies in Science Technology and Innovation Policy, Central University of Gujarat.
His Ph.D thesis explores the role of academic incubators and start-ups in India’s Innovation
ecosystem and what role it plays in the technological and economic development.

Research Interests

Kanchan’s research interest revolves in exploring the domain of Science Technology and
Innovation Studies understanding the role of universities in the development discourse.
In addition to it, he also interested in exploring the domain of technology incubation, Academic
Entrepreneurship, Open Innovation, Scientometric Analysis, IPR, Global Value Chain,
Sustainable and Innovative Public Procurement & Eco-design, and Innovation System.