Mr. S. Balram
Scientist 'G' & Scientist-in-Charge
Phone : 2520308

M. Tech (Mech./Industrial)

B. Tech (Mech.)

Scientist/Engineer C/D/E/F

Deputy Engineer, HMT Ltd

Medical Devices Technology, Technology Business Incubation and mentoring startups, Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property Rights, Quality Management systems and Regulation of Medical Devices

Member of Advisory Committee on IPR of Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE)

Mentor in the SPARK SEED mentoring program of Stanford University

Member of Ethics Committee of Health Action by People (HAP)

Advisory Committee of Karunya Innovation and Incubation Centre (KIIC) of Karunya (Deemed University), Coimbatore

Mentor of IITB & other Institution startup pitch events, Kerala Startup Mission and TIE Kerala Capital Cafe

Head of Dept. (Technology & Quality Management)

Chief Executive Officer of SCTIMST-TIMed (Technology Business Incubator for Medical Devices & Biomaterials)-Ex-Officio

Japanese Government scholarship

Indo-US fellowship for training at Office of Technology Transfer, NIH, USA

UK Science & Innovation Network invitation to visit UK based Medical Device Regulators

All India Management Association

Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs (India)

Society for Technology Management (STEM)

Establishing TBI for Medical Devices and Biomaterials funded by Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India at SCTIMST

Establishing PRAYAS Centre and Implementing NIDHI-PRAYAS program funded by Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India at SCTIMST-TIMed

Establishment of SPARSH Centre with project titled TIMED CENTRE for Social innovation supported by BIRAC-2nd Cohort

Implementation of NIDHI-Seed Support System (NIDHI-SSS) funded by Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India at SCTIMST-TIMed

Setting up of Technology Transfer Office at SCTIMST-TIMed funded by National Biopharma Mission, BIRAC

Social Innovation Immersion Program (SIIP) project titled TIMED FELLOWS for Innovation in Ageing and Health supported by BIRAC

Managing Technology Value Chains for Directors and Division Heads conducted by Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Bella Vista, Hyderabad (Nov 2020)

Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policies conducted by UN Univ (UNU-MERIT) and Centre for Development Studies (Feb 2018)

Setting up of SCTIMST TIMed

Fast Track Technology Transfers during COVID 19 Pandemic

Ms. Sandhya C.G- Engineer-F, TBD

Mr Rajkrishna Rajan-Engineer-F, IP Cell

Ms Asha Rani V - Technical Assistant, CSC

Kerala Startup Mission grant proposals

BIRAC BIG proposals


Balram Sankaran, Medical Technology during COVID 19 in India: A Commentary, Trends in Biomaterials & Artificial Organs, 2020, 34(S1), 3-5
Debrata Chatteerjee and Balram Sankaran, Commercializing academic research in emerging economies: Do organizational identities matter?, Science and Public Policy, 2015, 42 (5): 599-613, doi:10.1093/scipol/scu076
Debabrata Chatterjee, Liudvika Leisyte, S Dasappa, Balram Sankaran, University research commercialization in emerging economies: a glimpse into the black box, Science and Public Policy, 2018, Volume 45, Issue 3, June 2018, Pages 361-372,


Balram Sankaran and Bhuvaneshwar G S, Commercialisation of Medical Devices-A Regulatory Perspective, Book: Regulatory Requirements for Drug development and Clinical research: ICMR, 2013, Chapter 21, 269-293


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