Shriram Institute for Industrial Research (SRI) is an independent, self sustaining, not-for-profit multidisciplinary contract research institute conducting research and development in the areas of special significance to industry, government agencies and other organizations. SRI is committed to develop, innovate, analyse and apply technology for products and processes. SRI also brings its innovations to the marketplace by licensing its technologies and helps in establishing production units for the interested clients. The Analytical Sciences Division provides prompt, precise and dependable analytical services in the fields of metal and minerals, rubber and plastics, building materials, paper, leather and textiles, chemicals and agro chemicals, food and pharmaceuticals, petroleum products, home appliances and Microbiological studies. The Division standardises develop and validate new methods for analysis . It provides assistance to customers to ensure the quality of products laid down by various certifying agencies and statutory bodies. It also provides Calibration services. SRI's Life Sciences Division conducts research on various aspects of Environment including Biological Impact Studies, Rapid Environmental Impact Studies and Comprehensive Environmental Impact Studies. The Division undertakes toxicological studies to establish safety levels of chemicals, agrochemicals and herbal products.