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Saturday, March 23, 2013

E Book: Promoting Innovation in Clusters

The E Book `Promoting Innovation in Clusters- a guide book for promoting innovation in MSME clusters' is now available as DVD. This book is authored by me along with Mukesh Gulati,Dr.Tamal Sarkar, Ranjan Singh, Keerthi Lal kala, Sourabh Gargav, Dr.Ashutosh Khanna.
Contents:

Chapter1: Overview of Clusters in India
Defining cluster 
Presence of Clusters Globally 
Presence of Clusters in India 
Cluster Development in India, its Challenges and the Vision Ahead 
Chapter 2: Global Models of Innovation
Regional Innovation Clusters and the US Model of Innovation
European Model of Innovation
Asian Models of Innovation 
Chapter 3: Technology Upgradation for Promoting Innovation in Indian Clusters
- Case Studies 
Phase 1- Technology Procurement Through Funds 
i.) Shantha Biotechnics Vaccine Innovation Case – Funded by TDB 
ii.) Revival of Kinhal Art Innovation – Funded by TEPP
Phase 2 – Technology Transfer 
i.) Coimbatore - SBI Uptech Programme
ii.) Indo- German Tool rooms for new dies and moulds- GTZ, Ministry of SSI
Phase 3 – Collective Approach 
i.) Ludhiana Knitwear Cluster- A case on providing multiple inputs 
ii.) Technology change through benchmarking in Ganjam Cashew Cluster
iii.) Jalandhar Sports Goods Cluster 
Phase 4 – New Trajectory towards Innovation
i.) Conceptualisation of Bio Technopreneur Programme
for Ahmedabad Pharmaceutical Cluster 
ii.) Formation of NITEE & its various focus areas in ICT Cluster Delhi-NCR
iii.) Design intervention reflecting knowledge flows among network partners leading to new
designs in Samalkha Foundry Cluster
Chapter 4: Implementation Challenges and Opportunities, Analysis in the Indian Context 
An overview of Innovation Clusters
Challenges that limit knowledge flows into the clusters in India
Indian Pilots for Promotion of Innovation in Clusters 
Innovation and MSME Clusters- Indian Context 
Chapter 5: Proposed Implementation Framework at Cluster Level 
Diagnostic Study Report and Action Plan.
Trust Building, Social Capital and Implementation
Monitoring and Evaluation.

The DVD priced at Rs 799/- contains an E Book ( E Reader not required) and a PDF file.
For copies but online at E bay or contact:
Foundation for MSME Cluster
USO House, 2nd Floor, USO Road
off Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg
6 Institutional Area, New Delhi 110067

1 comment:

Piyush Jain said...

Congratulations Sir, brilliant work by the team.