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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Solar Cooking Atlas

Solar Cooking Atlas is a resource center on all aspects of solar cooking with articles, videos,links etc.

iAccelerator 2011- accelerating value creation for start-ups

iAccelerator currently in the third year is an incubation program run by CIIE.The program is now accepting application, last date 1st August. Finalist start ups will receive total Rs. 5 Lacs in seed funding from CIIE and/or an angel investor. The start ups will join the bootcamp at CIIE( Ist November 2011 to 30th January 2012)  where they will be assisted to develop a working prototype and business model. Demo day which will be held towards the end of the program will give iAccelerator start ups an opportunity to showcase their value to angel investors/ VCs CIIE would take equity stake in the start-up on mutually agreed terms and sign a term sheet before start of boot camp. 

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Innovation in Health Care awards 2011

These awards are sponsored by MEDEXPERT as part of MEDICALL 2011 expo, Chennai, August 12-14.
Only registered organisations are eligible to apply. Last date 20th July 2011. Details:

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Gas Stove with fan

Indian cooking involves occasional stirring on flame , the exhaust fans do not provide comfort and ceiling fans cannot be used. Innovator Kishor Anandrao Shiralkar wanted to help his wife and came with innovation Stove with fan. This is patent protected.3356/MUM/2010.
Business partners can contact: Mr. Kishor Anandrao Shiralkar, 1217 D ward umraokar galli, Uttreshwar peth, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India, 416002, cell" 09370510842

Sunday, July 03, 2011

RCB-Young Investigator Awards

The Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) is a newly established institution of education, training & research in the National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India under an agreement with UNESCO. RCB is designed to be a centre of excellence in biotechnology with intimate contributions from the countries of the region and academic institutions from the rest of the world. It provides a meeting place where innovation, enterprise, and industrial development will germinate.

RCB-Young Investigator Awards are designed to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desirous of pursuing research in frontier areas of biotechnology related (but not limited) to structural, systems and synthetic biology, nano science & technology, cellular and molecular biology, disease biology, and data-intensive discovery research, under the mentorship of senior faculty at the Regional Centre for Biotechnology. Young scientists (below the age of 35) having PhD degree (or likely to complete in next 3 months) in any discipline of natural sciences are eligible to apply.

The award shall be initially for the duration of three years, subject to annual review. It may be further extended for additional two years, based on a review by a committee of experts. The award carries a consolidated stipend of Rs. 40,000/-per month. The awardee shall not be entitled to draw any other fellowship or salary.

Interested candidates may submit their application by filling the application form available on the website ( to email id: Copy of the application should be sent by registered post to The Registrar, Regional Centre for Biotechnology, 180 Udyog Vihar Phase 1, Gurgaon-122016. Haryana, India so as to reach by 31st July 2011.