Punjab Innovation & Technology Summit 2019
The State of Punjab is known for its leadership position in the country with rapid strides in all round growth and prosperity. The State has done remarkably well in sectors across the spectrum such as Agriculture, Industry, Health, Education, Sports, Arts, Literature and Culture. The State has excellent infrastructure, human capital, progressive and enterprising people, who can transform every potential opportunity into success. Punjabi diaspora is spread across the world and has carved out a niche for itself.
The Government of Punjab is now focussed on developing the State as Hub of Research and Innovation. It has accordingly conceptualized Mission Innovate Punjab, to build an ecosystem, which will synergise a complex set of relationships among key actors in the system such as Government, Universities and Research Institutions, Industries, Human Capital and Finance.
Punjab Chamber of Commerce and Industries (PCCI) has joined hands with Government of Punjab to promote Mission Innovate Punjab and in pursuance of the same, Innovation and Technology Summit 2019is being jointly organized.
Punjab Innovation & Technology Summit 2019
Eminent Speakers in Innovation & Technology Summit 2019
Dr. Girish Sahni
Former Director General, CSIR
Prof. Youngjin Yoo
Western Reserve University, USA
Ms Ratika Jain
CEO, Global Innovation & Technology Alliance
Dr. Abhay Jere
Chief Innovation Officer, MHRD, Govt. of India
Prof. Henry Chen
Director, Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India, Embassy of Taiwan
Mr. Karan Bajwa
M.D., IBM India
Mr. Balasubramanian Sundararaman
Session-wise Glimpse of Summit
Innovation & Academia
Exploring Global opportunities for Collaboration and Convergence
Disruptive Technologies New Paradigm of Development
Social Innovation & Enterprises Transforming Public Delivery System
Young Innovators & StartUps
Making Punjab MSME Competitive
Valedictory, Recognition & Startups
Goals of Innovation & Technology Summit 2019
Capture global trends in technology management and strategy & become a leader in sustainable technologies by scouting, spawning and sustaining grassroots innovations, in tune with ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’.
Promote Punjab as the global destination for Innovations & Research, progressive ideas for policy reforms and regulatory environment.
Harness demographic dividend of the State, evolving into an innovative society by nurturing the mindsets of the youth, provide an environment to translate knowledge and innovation into creation of successful entrepreneurs and create a mechanism for mentoring by successful entrepreneurs to accelerate young enterprises in the State.
Fostering international cooperation & collaboration in Science &Technology.
Technology development and commercialization, support science & technology entrepreneurship development for promotion of knowledge based technology driven entrepreneurs. Popularization of Science & Technology in the State.
Provide platform for entrepreneurs, financers, mentors and other stakeholders from Punjab and across India to engage and collaborate; connect local and global research & development community for collaborative engagement.
Build capacities for market assessment and rapid commercialization of research, create avenues for industry-academia-government partnerships.
Bridging the technological gap between inventor & industry, manufacturers & academia. Facilitation of technology seekers and technology owners, Creation of extensive database of innovative products, technologies and intellectual properties within the state.
To understand how technology can be leveraged to transform Punjab’s socio-eco landscape, Science &Technology interventions for rural & weaker sections, to meet the socio-economic and environmental needs of our society.
Apart from Government of Punjab, following are the key Stakeholders in the Summit:
23 State, Central and Private Universities and Research Institutions of the State
Ministries of Science and Technology, Ministry of HRD, Ministry of MSMEs,Ministry of Industries and Commerce,STPI,Makein India (Invest India)
Leading Banks & Financial Institutions, Private Equity Firms, VCs, Angel Investors,Legal and Tax Consultants,CEOs of prominent Start Ups, Successful Entrepreneurs.
Incubation Centers and Accelerators,Mentors, Motivational Speakers.