Department of Science, Technology & Environment, Govt. of Punjab has launched Mission Innovate to promote Research & Innovation ecosystem in Punjab and for setting up of Global Hub of Research & Innovation in Mohali, Punjab. To promote these initiatives, an Innovation & Technology Summit, 2019 is being organized at The Lalit Hotel, Chandigarh by DSTE, GoP.
To give boost to the Summit & motivate all academia & research institutions for active participation, various meetings have been held and inline to the same a Pre-Summit Meeting was held on 29.10.19 at Punjab Bhawan. The meeting focussed on expression of interest by partner organizations such as Plaksha University, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Chitkara, IIT, Ropar, Thapar & LPU in establishing Global Innovation Hub. They presented their strengths and experiences which will be helpful in developing state-of-the-art infrastructure in research & innovation.
During the meeting the summit session wise convenors shared the speakers and their topics of discussion. The participating organization were also informed that B2B / Round Table Meetings will be facilitated with the eminent speakers so that institutes can be benefitted by the same.
The conveners also shared the expertise of the global experts who would be sharing their thoughts on Research & Innovation during the Summit. The partnering institutions were urged to take full advantage of the summit by one-to-one meetings or round table meetings with global as well as national and regional experts/panellists.
It was stressed that the Summit will provide a unique platform for sharing of ideas and thoughts and will provide a road-map for taking forward the agenda of the Mission Innovate Punjab, which is a very ambitious Mission of Department of Science, technology & Environment.