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Friday, August 29, 2008

TATA NEN Hottest Startups Awards

TATA has joined with NEN to bring these Awards, with support from Major Partners Helion, Seedfund, Mint and Wadhwani Foundation.Eligibility for start-up:
  • A registered business (not an idea or plan)
  • Headquartered in India
  • 5 years or younger (founded in 2003 or after)
  • Independent business - not subdivision
The nomination open on August 27 and closes on October 22 and nomination are invited from public. For details:

The Entrepreneur Show

Milagrow and Zee Business are launching the TV programme, “The Entrepreneur Show”, geared towards Entrepreneurs and MSMEs. Managers and opinion leaders in the MSME space can participate live as audience members.The inaugural episode will tackle a critical issue for start-ups everywhere: Organisation Design and Readiness. The discussion will drive home several key points about building the organisational capacity required to successfully face challenges in today's highly competitive space.

The details of the first episode shooting are as follows:

Date: Saturday, September 6th
Time: 10:30 am (the shooting will last for around 3-4 hours)
Venue: Zee Business Limited: 19, Film City, Sector 16 A, Noida – 201301

For participation :

Technologies for license, Rabies vaccine and Stem Cell

Two very promising technologies from India, ready for being licensed and are looking for Investors/Buyers.



Interested? Contact:
Akash Bhavsar
skyquest labs pvt. ltd,Address: 1, Prem Sagar Complex, Nr. Anand Bungalows, Gurukul Road, Memnagar, Ahmedabad - 380 052 ,T: +91 79 4005 4111 | D: +91 79 4005 4112 | C: +91 937 407 4084 | F: +91 79 4005 4113

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Innovations 2009,Pune

IIT Bombay Alumni Association, Pune Chapter announced `Innovations 2009' an event to showcase brilliant innovations. The mentoring program prepares the innovator ready to face VCs and craft a business plan.Innovators from all fields, irrespective of their educational qualifications, age group or affiliations to any organizations are welcome to submit their entry. The event will be held on 10th and 11th January 2009 in Pune.
Contact person:
Shantaram Kane
1, Indradhanushya Apt.
Agarkar Road, 827/A Shivaji Nagar
Pune 411 004
Tel: (except between 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm)
91 - 20 - 2567 2833 OR 2567 6160

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Future Group Business world NID Design Brilliance award 2008

Ticket Design has won the Future Group Business world NID Design Brilliance award 2008 for two of our product designs. The first one is a multiplay product that brings internet, satellite television, education and communication to a TV, a first of kind project launched in March 07 successfully working in Pune, soon to be launched in 20 cities by BSNL. The second one is a industrial programmable logic controller for industrial automation.


Svapas takes to market research results of AU-KBC Researcg Centre. Innovations include Flurobat, a portable low cost instrument for rapid detection of disease causing pathogens from human blood, stool and body fluids. Svapas fills a structural gap in the innovation eco-system.

Webguard against web page defacement

AU-KBC Centre has come out with this product, WEBGUARD, an internet security appliance.WebGuard complements firewall security by adding a last line of defence against hacker sabotage of the corporate Web site, even if all other security systems fail. The WebGuard specializes in foiling Web site defacements, thus saving its users expensive downtime, public embarrassment, and legal complications. It automatically replaces defacements with copies of the proper data. Instead of checking whether the people accessing a Web server are the right people, the WebGuard checks whether the data exiting the Web server is the right data — the right text, numbers, pictures, etc. WebGuard prototype setup consists of a 400 MHz Intel Celeron uniprocessor machine with 128 MB RAM, running RedHat GNU/Linux 7.3. This prototype easily scales up to load intensities of 100 page requests per minute.

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Solar Mosquito destroyer

One of the thousands of innovations scouted and documented by NIF is Solar mosquito destroyer. It attract the flies from a drainage/septic tank and trap them into the translucent top (`solar furnace'), where they perish in the heat of the sun. The assembly has to be put in the place where it can get direct exposure to sun. This SMD attracts mosquitoes into it by using biogas from a drainage tank or a septic tank and gets them trapped in its upper part where they perish in the heat of the sun.
Technology is available for transfer from NIF.


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Inviting Indian experts to register as IIA TeK expert

Indian Innovators Association (IIA) encourages and facilitates global networking of Indian scientists, engineers, researchers global market for high value services. TekScout is an open innovation network where companies post complex development projects in order order to leverage resources available worldwide.
Indian engineers/ scientists/researchers are invited to register as IIA TeKExpert.
This is free service provided by IIA in association with TekScout. And it is the right time for Indian experts to go out and test their competencies in the global market.

Saturday, August 09, 2008

Innovations at Olympics

Chinese dazzled the world with grand opening ceremony, setting standard so high that we would find it difficult to catch-up on the track or off the track. This is also called green Olympics backed by several innovations. Water cube is one such an innovation. The Water Cube integrated the geometry of water bubbles into a rectangular, plastic structure. It was designed by Dr. XiGuang Fu, chief engineer, Grandar Landscape Lighting and Technology Group and used 440,000 Cree XLamp LEDs.
Chinese also fired more than 100o rockets to disburse clouds so that rains do not spoil the show.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Mnemonic Dictionary

Mnemonic Dictionary is promoted by Amit Aggarwal, graduate from IIT, Mumbai. Take a demo at:

He is looking for promoters to market his product. Contact:

Intelizon Energy Pvt. Ltd.

The start-up firm promoted by Dr Kushant Uppal , backed by Emergic Venture Capital, Ventureeast Tenet is ready with its first product-Zonlight. LEDs powered with Lithum Ion battery and solar recharged costs Rs 700/- and gives 125 lux.