• “Coupling light onto single-mode fiber via GRIN lens.”
  • “Setup for coupling light into and out of the chip, partially using 3D printed parts.”
  • “Honorable Minister of Education, Science and Technology
    inagurating Nepal's first nanophotonic chip, developed by PRI.”

Who are we?

  • We are a nonprofit research organization headquartered in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • We focus on scientific, technological and socio-economic innovations that improve livelihoods in developing nations.
  • We incubate and support innovations and turn them into successful business startups.
  • We provide consultancy services to inventors, investors and innovative industries.
  • We collaborate with institutions across the globe to conduct research and produce peer-reviewed research articles, patents, and academic theses.


Cutting-edge research in Nepal.

We focus on the cutting edge, yet simple and cost effective scientific and technological research projects. Our research aim to produce tangible results to help solve problems that matter to Nepal, and other developing nations.

From the lab to the industry.

Our technological research projects always aim for a definite invention. The inventions and innovations are incubated further and valorized to generate a value. Our projects also aim to support socio-economic and technological entrepreneurship with plans of concrete start-ups.


You decide!

Be our intern, a member, a volunteer, a donor or a well-wisher. We are incorporated with egalitarian principles and provisions of guaranteed public involvement. Public engagement is not only our core value, but also our key asset. Our members are not all scientists but from different backgrounds. Get involved.

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