• The Research & Development office of IISER Bhopal has been established to provide specialized administrative and managerial support for the operation of sponsored research, consultancy and other R&D related activities of the Institute. The research viewpoint has now progressed from an individual laboratory work to a collaborative one that occurs not just at national but at international level. The office provides support for the interaction of an IISER faculty with external agency around the globe. The office also provides support for the Institute-Industry interaction and takes care of the filing and management of patents.