c. Incubation of enterprise models
To test the viability and develop technology packages, small to medium scale innovations are incubated in controlled and commercial conditions.
TARA has done many projects imparting Technology Management Services. One such project was on Greening of brick industry in the states of Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand for India Canada Environment Facility
The project looked at augmenting the supply of walling materials through resource efficient, environmentally sound technologies i.e. the Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln while creating sustainable livelihoods and ensuring social equity in the brick sector.
The major impacts of the project were establishment of around 80 VSBK units in India thereby increasing visibility across 7 states. Commercial service providers created has been providing services in the country thereby ensuring replication mechanism entrenched within a commercial set up.