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The Centre for Society and Policy (CSP) is a policy research centre based at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Established as an interdisciplinary centre for science and technology policy, the centre explores interactions between science, technology, society, and development.

The laboratory aims to undertake cutting edge bilateral / multilateral research on different topics, and to enhance higher education collaboration and partnership, and facilitate exchange of intellectual capital. The lab collectively addresses, analyzes, learns and nurtures the issues related to India and Japan and beyond, and make it more relevant to the global communities.

Centre for Society
and Policy, IISc


“Science in the 21st century is about expanding the social compact, that is, honouring the implicit agreement between science and society to work together for sustainability, and mutual benefit.”  – Professor Anjula Gurtoo, Chairperson, IISc-CSP

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