Collaborative R&D for sustainable cooling in India

This report highlights the need to tap into the expertise available across research institutions, universities, government agencies and industry to create a thriving ecosystem of collaborative R&D dedicated to cooling. It examines some of the key public–private R&D collaborations that have led to successful outcomes and determines the underlying factors of success. It analyses these factors in the form of the best practices that collaborative innovative programmes follow across areas such as policy vision, financing, intellectual property negotiations, intensity of collaboration and deployment strategies in order to increase chances of success and operational efficiency. Further, the study lays out a summary of these best practices and recommendations to operationalise them.