(8th Jan 2021) Building Technological Capabilities for a Truly Atmanirbhar Bharat

Friday, 08 Jan 2021, Time: 4 pm – 6 pm

Speaker : Prof. Rishikesha Krishnan, Director and Professor of Strategy at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) 

Abstract:  

Covid-19, geopolitical tensions and the quest for an Atmanirbhar Bharat have renewed focus on India’s ability to develop and commercialize technology.  This debate is happening amidst major changes in innovation systems across the globe. His talk  will cover (1) why India needs to focus on building and commercializing new technology; (2) how the challenges involved vary across industry sectors; and (3) what is the role of government, established industry players, start-ups and academic & research institutions to address these challenges.

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