Session - 1

Quality and cutting-edge research is a key booster for technology led innovations, impacting competitive growth and economy of the nations worldwide. The session reflected on the following key issues:

  • How to make our Universities focus on research and innovation and not merely on academic pursuits.
  • How some universities/ institutions have undertaken innovation driven research and its application in various sectors including successful commercialization.
  • Provide opportunities to the research institutions, universities and technological institutions to showcase/ emphasize on how they have leveraged research capabilities for driving tech based novel solutions, processes and products for social/ economic growth.
  • What is the importance of industry for academic institutions?
  • Creating Local to Global, Global to Local network of researchers and Innovators.