Thursday, September 24, 2009
P.M. RavinderProject CoordinatorBiosym 2009 Secretariat
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Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Friday, September 18, 2009
Last date for application:21st October 2009. event date: 11th &12th December 2009.
contact: Rajeev Surana, 9381755790(M)
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Any suggestions on improving our ranking in this critical area?
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
The Foundation for MSME Clusters was conceptualised to contribute towards the process of cluster based development of MSMEs and thus enhance their competitiveness, generate sustainable employment and alleviate poverty. At the suggestion of the Ministry of Small Scale Industries, Government of India, the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) conceptualised and initiated the process of creating the Foundation for MSME Clusters. Subsequently, the Foundation was legally constituted as a non-government, non-profit registered trust under the auspices of the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI), Ahmedabad, in the year 2005.
The institute has been awarded a project by DST to develop sustainable model for Innovation clusters. Under Phase-2, proposals are invited from entrepreneurs, academic and research institutes.
The three categories under which Innovation will be awarded are – Business Innovation (Products/Services, Business Model and Innovation in social space by a business organisation) and Social Innovation (innovation by a social organisation). Public Services Innovation (innovations by Central or State governments or any wing of the government including public-private partnership) The Award winners will get felicitated in Mumbai in the presence of industry stalwarts and some of the best innovators in the country. Besides cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, the Foundation would also extend its illustrious Governing Council’s support as mentors to the winners and a platform with VCs and angel investors.
To apply for the Awards visit http://www.maricoinnovationfoundation.org/.
Vihaan Networks Limited (VNL) promoted by Telecom veteran Rajiv Mehrotra won the bronze prize in the WSJ 2009 Technology Innovation awards for their solar powered GSM base station. Read details:
Monday, September 14, 2009
Wrench Enterprise is one of the commercial firms supported by TDB, which so far provided more than Rs 1000/- crores as soft loans for technology commercialisation. Wrench , started with Project Life Cycle Management for engineering and manufacturing sector, is one of the successful firms. The product range includes product for NPD (New Product Development). Read the L&T case.
Kafgaon, patented and registered under Trade Mark contains a unique mixture of 5 herbs- Acorus calamus (vach), Alpina galanga (Kulanjan), Psoralea corylifolia (Bavchi), Piper nigrum (Kaali Mirch) and Piper longum (Pippli).
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Tuesday, September 08, 2009
- It traps smoke and heat inside a locally cast housing in such a way as to heat two pot-holes with a high rate of efficiency to require less fuel;
- It then directs the smoke through a chimney chamber that includes a stack of slotted clay tablets – they capture particulates as the smoke moves through, cleaning the exhaust before it ever leaves the assembly; and
- The Chulha’s chimney then includes an indoor access for cleaning, eliminating the need seen in previous devices for a family member, usually the mother, to climb on the roof and attempt cleaning. This has been blamed for many accidents, along with the toxicity of the smoke.
Maker Fair Africa show cased over 100 African innovations. Core 77 team captures them. Link:
Monday, September 07, 2009
Corporate Gurukul aimed at training graduates and under graduates on industry readiness was promoted by alumnus of SPJIMR, Rajesh Panda and Radhika Datar. In short period of 18 months, they trained over 5000 graduates & under graduates and assessed over 50,000 participants on industry readiness / employability.