Sunday, September 30, 2007
Thursday, September 27, 2007
Hospital Management Information System
CII – Godrej GBC is organizing the “National Award for Excellence in Water Management” on 29 & 30 November 2007 at Chennai.The objective of the Award Scheme is to recognize and Award “Excellence” in Water Management in industries ‘within the fence and beyond fence’ and facilitate sharing of information by excellent water efficient companies.
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The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) has selected Rajya Sabha member and former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Kasturirangan for the prestigious Theodore Von Karman award for this year.The award will be presented to Kasturirangan, one of the country's top scientists, here Monday on the first-day of the 58th International Astronautical Congress.The Theodore Von Karman award is the highest distinction of the IAA given annually to recognise outstanding lifetime achievements in any branch of science.The award, instituted in 1987 in the memory of the legendary Theodore Von Karman, aerospace scientist and founder-president of IAA, is being given to Kasturirangan for his contribution to the Indian space programme, including the development of launch vehicles and satellite technology, applications in remote-sensing, communications and education that have benefited the society.
Friday, September 21, 2007
The Fourth International Conference (Tbilsiplus30) on Environmental Education co-sponsored by UNESCO and UNEP is being organized by the Government of India. Centre for Environment Education is the nodal agency for the conference and is going to be held from 26th to 28th November, 2007. There will be around 30 working sessions in this conference and 2 of them i.e. “Innovations and Technology” and “Sustainable Waste Management” will be organized by Waste & Resource Management Group of CEE. The details of the conference could be found at http://www.tbilisiplus30.org/
Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Santa Clara-based Playspan has raised venture funding even thought its founder, Arjun Mehta, is in the 6th grade.
PlaySpan works with games publishers to integrate eCommerce functionality so that they can sell merchandise as well as provide financial rewards for game play. It has also built community features. The company claims to have won 7 licensing deals with large game publishers in the MMOG category.
PlaySpan started in Arjun's garage San Jose in 2006. Seed funding came from Arjun's game challenge winnings at the 5th grade at Challenger School in San Jose. Today Arjun's company announced that it has raised $6.5M in Series A funding led by Easton Capital land was joined by Menlo Ventures, STIC International out of South Korea and Novel TMT Ventures in Hong Kong.
Monday, September 17, 2007
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Google.org launched its RechargeIT Initiative to accelerate the adoption of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and vehicle-to-grid technology through technical demonstrations, grant-making, advocacy and investments. As part of this initiative, we are issuing a $10 million request for investment proposals (RFP). We plan to invest amounts ranging from $500,000 to $2,000,000 in selected for-profit companies whose innovative approach, team and technologies will enable widespread commercialization of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, electric vehicles and/or vehicle-to-grid solutions. This RFP is global in scope, and we encourage responses from companies anywhere in the world.
Google.org is seeking companies with technologies, products and services that will accelerate widespread commercialization in the following fields:
- Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs)
- Electric vehicles (EVs)
- Vehicle-to-grid solutions (V2G)
Wednesday, September 05, 2007
For details contact:Dr GV Ranga Rao at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, September 03, 2007