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

M. Tech (Indl.), University of Kerala, 2000

B. Tech (Mech.), University of Kerala, 1991

Scientist/Engineer-F (Technology Business Divn) since 2007

Scientist/Engineer- C/D/E between 1994-2007, Biomedical Technology Wing, SCTIMST

Deputy Engineer, HMT Ltd 1992-94

Medical Devices Technology, Medical Devices Regulation, Commercialization of Research/ Industry-Academia Interaction, Intellectual Property Rights, Incubation

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

Japanese Government (Monbusho) scholar for research at Japan, 2003-05

Indo-US fellowship for short internship at Office of Technology Transfer, NIH, USA- 2007

UK Science & Innovation Network fellowship to visit UK based Medical Device Regulators, 2013

Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), USA

All India Management Association.

Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs (India)

TBI for Medical Devices and Biomaterials funded by DST, Govt. of India- Principal Investigator

Materio-Vigilance Programme for Medical Devices Safety of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Member-Working Group

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

Ms Asha Rani V - Technical Assistant, CSC


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
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