Confidentiality and transparency
Confidentiality and transparency in evaluation:
It is important to maintain confidentiality, as each proposal is a commercial proposal. The TDB, to the extent possible, respect the applicant’s apprehensions in disclosing certain vital information on the processes that may impinge upon the confidentiality / patent rights.
In order to have transparency in processing of project proposal, TDB always get the evaluation done by independent eminent domain experts, financial experts etc.