MATLAB Software and I-STEM Portal

MATLAB Software and I-STEM Portal

News: For the first time in the country, academic users in India will be able to access the MATLAB software suite at no cost through the Indian Science Technology and Engineering facilities Map (I-STEM) portal.

• It is a proprietary multi-paradigm programming language and numeric computing environment developed by MathWorks.
• MATLAB, allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages.

About I-STEM Portal:
• I-STEM is a National Web portal for sharing R&D (Research and Development) facilities.
• The portal facilitates researchers to access slots for the use of equipment, as well as to share the details of the outcomes, such as, patents, publications and technologies.
• In July, 2021, I-STEM project was accorded an extension for five years, until 2026 and entered its second phase with added features.
• Launched in January 2020, it is an initiative of Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India under the aegis of Prime Minister Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC) mission.

Objectives under Phase II of the Scheme:
• The portal will host indigenous technology products listed through a digital catalogue.
• Access to selected R&D software required to undertake research projects by students and scientists.
• The portal will also provide a platform for the various City Knowledge and Innovation Clusters to enhance effective use of R&D infrastructure.
• Focus on Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities to boost research and innovation for emerging start-up ecosystem.  

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