R&D Ecosystem for Indian Industry – Challenges and Opportunities in Technology Transfer & Commercialization

09-March-2018 10:00 -13:00
Conference Room C - Hall 2
SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

  • To raise awareness on R&D-Industry ecosystem in India with focus on Micro Small and Medium (MSME) engineering enterprises.
  • To provide a platform for various Government Ministries such as DHI, Min of MNRE, Min. of MSME, DIPP etc to discuss how their schemes provide infrastructure and assistance for R&D to industry.
  • To Sensitize technology collaboration procedures including transfer, commercialization, IPR etc.
  • To provide a platform for MSMEs to participate in the deliberations with leading Government representatives and R&D fraternity to evaluate their opportunities by investing in New Technologies.
  • To deliberate upon challenges and issues faced by the industry in availing the available opportunities through Government policies, R&D infrastructure, Labs, Skills and training etc.
  • To deliberate upon how the Government policies and investments in the country could be effectively aligned with industry requirements and achieve ‘Make in India’ and exports target goals.

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE
10:00 – 10:05 am Welcome Address by EEPC India.
10:05 – 10:10 am Address by Bhupinder S Bhalla, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Government of India.
Session I Addresses by Government Departments and Agencies on discussing how Government schemes provide infrastructure and assistance for R&D to industry; deliberate upon overcoming challenges faced industry in availing R&D interventions:
10:10 – 10:20 am Address by Mr. Ram Mohan Mishra, Additional Secretary & Development Commissioner, Ministry of MSME (tbc).
10:20-10:30 am Address by Mr. N Sivanand, Joint Secretary, Department of Heavy Industries, Government of India.
10:30 – 10:40 am Address by Dr. Ashwani Gupta, Scientist ‘G’, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India (tbc).
10:40 – 10:50 am Address by Mr. Mayank Dwivedi, Scientist ‘G’, Head Industry Interface and Technology Management, DRDO.
10:50 – 11:00 am Address by Dr. Suresh Kumar, Scientist ‘F’, Office of Principal Scientific Advisor, Government of India.
Session II Addresses by R&D Academia, Labs and International Technology Providers on Sensitizing technological collaboration opportunities, including procedures on technology transfer, commercialization, IPR etc & deliberations on the challenges and suggested reforms to make the current R&D ecosystem more efficient.
11:00 – 11:10 am Address by Dr. Prashant Goswami, Director, CSIR- National Institute of Science Technology, & Development Studies (NISTADS), New Delhi.
11:10 – 11:20 am Address by Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthy, Director Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai (tbc).
11:20 – 11:30 am Address by Dr. Anurag Kumar, Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (tbc).
11:30 – 11:40 am Address by Ms. Anandi Iyer, Director, Fraunhofer India, Bangalore.
11:40 – 11:50 am Address by Mr. K. V. Karthik, Vice President, SIEMA on success story of Smart Pumps.
11:50 – 12:00 pm Address by Mr. N. Shekar, President, Aerospace Industry Development Association of Tamil Nadu.
12:00 pm Vote of Thanks by EEPC India.