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Bangalore-Cambridge Innovation Network Meet Sep/13/2012 @ IISc by informationexcellence
September 4, 2012, 9:01 pm
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Bangalore-Cambridge Innovation Network event

Participation is free, but registration is compulsory. To register, please send an email to: <bangalore2012@admin.cam.ac.uk>, by 08 September 2012.

The University of Cambridge and the Indian Institute of Science warmly invite you to the

Bangalore–Cambridge Innovation Network

SCIENCE, INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 Thursday 13 September 2012

J N Tata Auditorium Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012

Biotech • CleanTech • Entrepreneurship • Jugaad Innovation

To be opened by Mr. M.N. Vidyashankar (Principal Secretary, Department of Commerce & Industries, Government of Karnataka), Professor Padmanabhan Balaram (Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore), and Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz (Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge)

This event will bring together business leaders, entrepreneurs, academics, technology transfer experts, and government representatives around four themes: Biotech, CleanTech, Entrepreneurship and Jugaad innovation.

The aim of the event is to enhance the Bangalore–Cambridge Innovation Network, showcase current collaborations and foster new collaborations in science, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Date: Thursday 13 September 2012   Time: 12 noon onwards

Venue: J N Tata Auditorium  Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012

Tentative Programme:

12:00-13:00  Registration and Lunch

13:00-13:05  Welcome

Dr Parameshwar Iyer (Principal Research Scientist, Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)

13:05-14:05  Opening addresses

Mr M.N. Vidyashankar (Principal Secretary, Department of Commerce and Industries, Government of Karnataka)

Mr Ian Felton (British Deputy High Commissioner, Bangalore)

Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz (Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge)

Professor Padmanabhan Balaram (Director, IISc, Bangalore)

Dr Shai Vyakarnam (Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge)

14:05-14:15  Launch of Bangalore-Cambridge Innovation Network

14:15-15:30  Plenary presentations

14:15-14:30 Jugaad innovation: A frugal, flexible and inclusive way to grow Professor Jaideep Prabhu (Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business and Enterprise, and Director of the Centre for India & Global Business, University of Cambridge)

14:30-14:45 Radical innovations from Philips Innovation Bangalore Dr. Wido Menhardt (Invited) (CEO, Philips Innovation Campus, Bangalore)

14:45-15:00 Innovations in Bio-engineering at the Indian Institute of Science Professor G K Ananthasuresh (Professor of Mechanical Engineering, IISc)

15:00-15:15 What SMEs are doing for cleantech Dr Ashok Das (Founder CEO, SunMoksha; and Chair, CleanTech Special Interest Group, TiE, Bangalore)

15:15-15:30 Translational medical research: Forging frameworks and models Professor Ashok Venkitaraman (Ursula Zoellner Professor of Cancer Research, University of Cambridge, Director of the Medical Research Council Cancer Cell Unit, and Jubilee Professor of the Indian Academy of Sciences)

15:30-16:15 Tea break and poster sessions

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Participation is free, but registration is compulsory. To register, please send an email to: <bangalore2012@admin.cam.ac.uk>, by 08 September 2012.

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