Pune: Prof Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director of IIM Bangalore and Professor in the area of Strategy and Innovation, will be talking on how innovation is critical to driving India's growth under the Atma Nirbhar Bharat program at an online event on 08 January organised by the technology transfer hub TechEx and co-organized by the Pune Knowledge Cluster.
Interested participants can register for the talk at: http://www.techex.in/8th-jan-2021/
Covid-19, geopolitical tensions and the quest for an Atmanirbhar Bharat have renewed focus on India's ability to develop and commercialise technology. His talk will cover why India needs to focus on building and commercializing new technology, and the role of different players including technology transfer offices to address potential challenges.
The talk will be followed by a panel discussion that shall feature select young leaders from the industry, entrepreneurship and incubation worlds exploring how we can make the most of the opportunity presented by the current times.
Prof Krishnan held the Jamuna Raghavan Chair in Entrepreneurship at IIMB from 2007 to 2010. His main areas of interest are strategy and innovation. He has been listed in the Thinkers50 India list of most influential management thinkers from India.
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Dr Premnath, Director Venture Center, says, "TechEx is delighted to organize this talk by Prof Rishikesha Krishnan who is recognised as an expert in innovation, technology strategy/policy and management with in-depth experience of Indian innovation systems and a ring-side view of National policies in the making. The panel discussion following the talk will feature industry and innovation leaders exploring what Atma Nirbhar Bharat will mean for the innovation ecosystems and enterprises."