India R&D 2011 is a two –day conference and exhibition on 2-3 November, 2011 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi organized by FICCI and DST. The objective of the conference is to look at challenges and opportunities in the existing framework of R&D collaboration between industry & academia and catalyze a process of enhancing such interactions towards more robust and effective outcome.

While the conference will focus on structured discussions, debates and brainstorming through a mix of plenary and parallel sessions, the exhibition will provide an opportunity to showcase the R&D initiatives and meet potential partners through close interactions.


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India R&D 2010

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About India R&D: FICCI, in partnership with Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, has been organizing India R&D conferences on an annual basis. Previous editions of the event met with incredible success in terms of sensitizing the industry, R&D institutes and investors on various issues influencing the growth of India's science and technology.

The programmes focused on the following themes- “India as World's Knowledge Hub of the Future” (2005); “Commercialization of Innovation: Mind to Market” (2006); “Innovation - Advantage India” (2007); Nanotechnology- Science of the Future (2008); ICT Innovations (2009); Geospatial Technologies (2009).

"Today India has become one of the strongest in the world in terms of scientific manpower in capability and maturity.

Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam

The education system has reached a point where industry academia collaboration is no longer just a desirable thing, but an absolute imperative. And it’s the government that can play a key role in creating an environment for team work”

Dr. Manish Gupta