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24th October 2016 Mumbai, India

Uma Patil

by Uma Patil

Science & Innovation Adviser

Industrial biotechnology mix: fermentation, fuels and festivals

In India it is believed every new activity should be planned on an auspicious day for future success. So when the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) organised a 3-day programme in Mumbai and Chennai for UK academics it fell (somewhat coincidentally) across Ganesh Chaturthi, Eid and Onam from 12-14 September 2016. Industrial biotechnology is […]

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7th April 2016 Mumbai, India

Dr Teresa Inkster

Lead Infection Control Doctor, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Design for infection control and prevention

Dr Teresa Inkster, Lead Infection Control Doctor with the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, UK recently visited Mumbai to explore UK-India collaborations in design for infection control and prevention. Through this guest blog, Dr Inkster shares her experience, thoughts, and possibilities. In March 2016, I travelled to Mumbai, India with two Infection Control colleagues from […]

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4th March 2016 Bangalore, India

Sunil Kumar

by Sunil Kumar

Senior Science & Innovation Adviser

Li-Fi brings digital enlightenment to India

One of the UK’s brightest (quite literally) and revolutionary technological developments is Light Fidelity or LiFi. Invented by Professor Harald Haas, LiFi has the power to change how we access and transmit data in offices and home around the world. You can read more about my visit to Prof. Haas’s lab in the University of […]

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11th December 2015 New Delhi, India

Swati Saxena

by Swati Saxena

Senior Science and Innovation Adviser

Post Harvest Technologies – New Ties – UK and India

The end of November saw the much anticipated launch of a joint funding call on Agri-Food. This call is funded by Newton-Bhabha – our five year £50 million joint programme with India. Under Newton-Bhabha, Innovate UK, the UK Research Councils and India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) plan to invest £10 million on developing joint industrial […]

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30th November 2015 Mumbai, India

Vijay Iyer

by Vijay Iyer

Senior Science & Innovation Adviser

India-UK collaboration in intellectual property

Last month, Neil Feinson and Andrew Davidson, both from the International Policy Directorate of the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), visited India – Mumbai, Chennai, and New Delhi. We met with representatives of government, industry, and society to discuss how India and the UK could collaborate in the increasingly important area of IP rights. Herein, […]

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23rd November 2015 Mumbai, India

Vijay Iyer

by Vijay Iyer

Senior Science & Innovation Adviser

A debate and exhibition at St. Xavier’s

Awareness about intellectual property rights is necessary to promote genuine products in the marketplace and seize fake goods. What better way to achieve this than starting off with high school students! Earlier this month, I was honoured to be a judge for a debate competition and exhibition, both on the theme of intellectual property rights, […]

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16th November 2015 New Delhi, India

Karanpreet

by Karanpreet

Science and Innovation Adviser

UK innovation express tour

One week, four Indian cities and over 300 Indian attendees gives SIN an opportunity to promote the UK’s excellence in innovation and incubation and celebrate ‘Technology is GREAT’ across India. The SIN India team and UK innovation experts showcased the strengths of our innovation and incubation ecosystem in India. Experts from Cambridge Enterprise, IdeaSpace, Isis […]

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5th October 2015 New Delhi, India

Jagori Dhar

by Jagori Dhar

Head - Press and Communications, UK Trade, Investment & Prosperity

India celebrates some classic flavours of British food & beverage

Food lovers in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru got a bite of some authentic British favourites prepared by Indian celebrity Chef Ajay Chopra at Godrej’s Nature’s Basket (GNB) outlets in their cities. Having spent a good number of years in the UK, Chef Ajay Chopra gets down to doing what he does best – making some […]

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20th August 2015 Mumbai, India

Vijay Iyer

by Vijay Iyer

Senior Science & Innovation Adviser

Maharashtra Police visit the UK

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of welcoming Maharashtra’s two senior police officials to London for a 3-day programme on exchanging best practices in intellectual property (IP) enforcement between the UK and India. Mr Sanjay Kumar IPS, Additional Director General of Police – Criminal Investigation Department (Pune), and Mr Dhananjay Kamalakar IPS, Joint Commissioner […]

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12th August 2015 New Delhi, India

Jagori Dhar

by Jagori Dhar

Head - Press and Communications, UK Trade, Investment & Prosperity

Oliver Letwin: London committed in financing India’s journey to becoming an economic power

Investment, infrastructure, smart cities, bonds and financial services were the top agendas for Cabinet Minister and Duchy of Lancaster, Oliver Letwin’s three day visit to India from 27-29th July. Mr. Letwin’s visit was the first visit by a British minister to India after the polls in the UK in May. Mr. Letwin carried the message […]

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