Know-How Transfer and Licensing

About Know-How Transfer and Licensing

A Know-How Transfer And Licensing will be done at the Technology up-scaling Centre (TuC) at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. Technology up-scaling Centre (TuC) is a centre conceptualized by Solar Urja through Localization for Sustainability (SoULS) Initiative, a flagship program of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay ( This centre deploys the technologies at a scale that resolves a globally relevant social problem and can be replicated in multiple geographical locations. This centre is a key enabler to deploy the technological solutions that are at a ‘prototype’ stage to ‘ready for adoption’ stage.

This licensing aims at technology transfer, which will allow participants to understand the solar PV cookstove technology. They will be able to have a coherence of its design, performance, working, and its related market potential. Participants will be able to get an in-depth understanding of the technology transfer process.

Register for Licensing

The licensing will impart knowledge regarding solar PV cookstove technology. It will help the parties to understand the complete cycle of the process of technology transfer and commercialization. This exclusive one-day Know-How Transfer And Licensing is organized at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay on 15th September 2018. Interested parties can participate in this Know-How Transfer And Licensing by registering online on the The participants are expected to pay the fees to be a part of this exclusive Know-How Transfer And Licensing.


The participation in this Know-How Transfer And Licensing is open to all institutions and entities interested in getting an understanding of the working of the solar PV cookstove. These entities can be and not restricted to NGOs, Micro Enterprises, Small Enterprises, and Medium Enterprises.

Benefits of the Know-How Transfer And Licensing

The major focus of this Know-How Transfer And Licensing will be the technology transfer of the solar PV cookstove award-winning prototype developed by the SoULS Team, IIT Bombay. Technology transfer and its related licensing have played a crucial role in the overall development of the technology which in results in the economic growth of the country. Further, technology transfer has a great importance to bridge the gap between the developing and deploying the technology related products.

  • It strengthens industry by identifying new business opportunities
  • The Know-How Transfer And Licensing will also contribute to enhancing the know-how and competitiveness of the technology providers, which ultimately results in broadening the business area
  • The technology transfer in this Know-How Transfer And Licensing will bring economic benefits by increasing revenues for both technology donors and receiver’s benefits with new and better products, processes, and services that will lead to increased efficiency and effectiveness, greater market share and increased profits
  • Industry partners can also reduce the costs incurred during their research and development stage by licensing technology from Technology upscaling center IIT Bombay
  • The ultimate beneficiary of this technology transfer in the Know-How Transfer And Licensing will be the public, who benefits from both the products that reach the market and the jobs resulting from the development, manufacturing, and sale of products

Know-How Tranfer And Licensing Agenda

The Know-How Transfer And Licensing will be conducted in three broad sessions, the first session will include the demonstration of the award-winning prototype solar PV cookstove developed by SoULS team, IIT Bombay. This session will be followed by a session on the design, performance, and Market of the solar PV cookstove. The final session will be on the introduction to technology transfer, assessment, and contracts

  • Time
  • 10:00-11:00
    Session 1
    Demo of Solar PV Cook stove
  • 11:00-11:30
    Tea Break
  • 11:30 - 1:00
    Session 2
    Design, Performance and Market of Solar PV Cook stove
  • 1:00 - 2:00
  • 2:00 - 3:30
    Session 3
    Introduction to Technology transfer, Assessment and Contracts

Know-How Transfer And Licensing Pricing

A one time registration fee of Rs. 15,000/- for all the instituions is applicable. The fee structure for various institutions and entities is given below:

NGO and Small Entrepreneurs

Know-How Transfer Fee : 0.50 Lakhs + 1.5% Royalty on sales

Small Enterprises, (Turnover*>10 Crores)

Know-How Transfer Fee : 2.5 Lakhs + 0.75% Royalty on sales

The payment for the Know-How Transfer Fees will be conditional on the attendance of the third session of the Know-How Transfer And Licensing in which the participants will be given Technology Transfer Package. This technology package will include:

  • Handover of Knowledge between Technology upscaling center and organizations
  • Reliable support and consultancy by Technology upscaling center experts
  • Assurance of clear documentation of all process through development and manufacturing