ITEC Programme


Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

Poster for ITEC event

“The Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme,  ITEC  for short, is the leading capacity building platform of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Instituted in 1964, ITEC is one of the oldest institutionalized arrangements for international capacity building having trained more than 200,000 officials from 160+ countries in both the civilian and in the defence sector.”

IISc, Bangalore’s Science Technology and Innovation Policy course through the ITEC Programme will provide a forum for discussion on development of public policy to promote Science, Technology and Innovation. The course will include lectures, popular talks, group activities, roundtables, panel discussions, field visits and cultural immersion programs.

The online information session, scheduled for 05 Jan 2024, 5 PM IST (Indian Standard Time), will provide details on this course on Science Technology and Innovation Policy. The link to register for this session is here. You will receive the meeting link to join the online information session, once you register.


Eligibility Criteria:

1. Participants must belong to one of the ITEC countries. (S/he must be in the age group of 30-59 Years or as per the rule of ITEC programme)

2. Participants should have a Bachelor’s degree (from a recognized University) in any branch of Science and Engineering.

3. Participants should be senior scientists and technologists, science and technology policy makers, senior administrators, and Heads of National Academies.

Those interested to join this training program, please apply in this link. (to get in touch with the Indian missions in their respective countries for joining letter and visa)