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NBEC, India’s largest and most prestigious national competition for bio entrepreneurs is held by C-CAMP every year to attract, identify and nurture pathbreaking deep science driven business ideas.
With digital payments constantly growing, financial service providers need to collaborate with fintech developers to build ‘resilient front-ends’ to safeguard consumer interest in view of rising cyber frauds
The trials were to commence in the first week of September, but currently awaits approval for safety of the first 100 participants recruited till now, from the Data Safety and Monitoring Board.
WE HUB, an incubator to foster and promote women entrepreneurship, has announced its partnership with NutriHub, a first of its kind incubator to cater start-ups needs in the Nutricereals sector.
Days after edtech startup Unacademy was roped in by BCCI as the official partner of Indian Premier League (IPL) for 3 seasons, the board announced CRED, another Bengaluru based startup also as the official partner on Tuesday.
In its continued endeavour to enable startups to achieve more, Western Digital concluded its flagship startup challenge – Data Innovation Bazaar 2020. Data Innovation Bazaar 2020 was hosted in partnership with Startup India and Invest India, and Ecosystem partners – Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Department of Science & Technology – Ministry of Science & Technology (DST) and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE Delhi-NCR). The annual startup challenge delivered a platform to promote data-driven solutions for industries including healthcare, education, agriculture, energy & environment, smart transportation and smart cities.
Alibaba is among several Chinese investors who have applied brakes on new investments in Indian startups after changes in FDI rules that made prior government approval mandatory for investments from countries that share a land border with India
Emphasising that the triangle of innovators & startups, industry and government is imperative to bring such solutions to scale, Goyal stated that such efforts can help to strengthen our ‘transmission network.’
Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine tracker August 25: Senior Chinese health official revealed on state television that it was already being administered to people since July 22 under emergency use authorisation.
The government is drawing up a framework for resolution of MSMEs under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), which could be rolled out soon, said a senior official. “We may experiment with pre-packs for MSMEs and then expand it,” said the official.
Dr CN Ashwathnarayan has said that the State government has embarked on developing GIA with the prominent innovation hubs of the world keeping in mind the importance of co-creation in innovation
The Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Burla in Odisha’s Sambalpur district on Tuesday became the first University in the country to set up a Space Innovation-cum-Incubation Centre with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), a statement from the government of Odisha said.
The seventh edition of MIT COVID-19 challenge is inviting participants from across the world to come up with solutions for India. The aim of ‘India: Turning the Tide’ is to improve healthcare sector, revive informal economy, curb misinformation, and provide practical solutions to fight the pandemic.
The GAIN (Global Accelerator for Innovation Network), a leading startup growth accelerator and a section 8, not for profit organization from Bengaluru, implementation partner of MeitY Startup Hub (MSH), Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), Govt. of India is poised to launch the first cohort of 10*(an additional set of 5 startups are selected in case of drop outs) startups under “StartupToScaleup” program on 27th August, 2020 at 11.00 am (IST).
Ten rural women entrepreneurs from Narayanpet district have been selected by WE Hub for the second cohort of the ‘Her&Now’ programme of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
‘As far as Sputnik-5 vaccine is concerned, India and Russia are in communication. Some initial information have been shared,’ Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union health ministry said in a press conference
A high-powered jury led by Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO and MD of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), selected nine winners, including Zerodha, for the Startup Awards from a shortlist of 45 companies at a virtual meeting on August 20.
Revenue in the toys and games segment in India was $38.1 billion in 2020 and is likely to see 9.6 per cent CAGR till 2023. Globally, China leads the market with a $62.8-billion size of its domestic toy market.
Will attract 20,000 entrepreneurs from over 25 countries, world leaders, influencers and policy makers; offer potential funding for 250 startups by 200 global investors attending the summit.
These ventilators, supported by a tracking software, can not only auto adjust oxygen flow of a patient but can also send alerts to the doctors/nurses and alerts to family members in case of an emergency, allow remote monitoring while the doctor is away from the hospital, claims the startup.
HPE has launched HPE Digital Catalyst Program — an initiative in partnership with the angel investing platform LetsVenture — to identify, support, co-innovate and go to market with the next generation of digital disruptors in the Indian startup ecosystem. With more than 50,000 startups, India is believed to have the third largest startup ecosystem in the world.
The two-day conference is scheduled between 27 and 28 August 2020. The 90-day virtual exhibition is scheduled between 27 August and 24 November. The objective of this initiative is to explore investment opportunities and new partnerships.