Birla Institute of Scientific Research (BISR) was established in realization of the dreams of visionary industrialist Shri Braj Mohan Birla to foster and promote Science and Technology. His vision was carried forward by Late Shri Ganga Prasad Birla and now by Shri Chandra Kant Birla by strengthening and diversifying the activities of BISR.
BISR undertakes goal oriented applied research in the frontier areas of science and technology. Besides, in-house initiatives government and industry sponsored projects are also undertaken. It also organizes quality improvement and customized training programme. It has established effective linkages with industry, educational and other institutions. It organizes conferences, symposia, workshops and scientific meetings in the areas of strategic needs of the country.