Session - 8

MSME plays a critical role in driving the economy of the region. The session will discuss about the MSME expectations from Institutions to make it globally competitive, boost economy and create quality jobs. The Session focussed on the following key areas:

  • What are the technology needs for the growth of the MSME sectors and How Research Institutions/ Universities can support the Industry.
  • What are the challenges of the Industry in competing the Global Market.
  • Success stories of the Industry Academia linkage in driving the economy.
  • How Research Institutions/Universities can address technology gaps of MSMEs

The Panel included Researchers from Academia, Industrial Association Heads and leading Technology Heads from Industry and other Experts.

In the valedictory session, all partners were facilitated & recognized for their continuous support to take the Mission Innovate Punjab forward and were requested a commit to jointly foster the setting up of Global Innovation Hub in Mohali.

The brief outcomes of various Technical Sessions were as under :