Sunday, June 16, 2013

CfPs: Global R&D Summit 2013; 25-26 July 2013, at The Ashok, New Delhi

Global R&D Summit 2013
25-26 July 2013, The Ashok, New Delhi
Organised by FICCI and DST

Global R&D Summit 2013, a two-day integrated conference and exhibition, to be held from July 25-26, 2013 at The Ashok, New Delhi, will be a magnanimous milieu of local and global institutions, academia and industry that constitutes the R&D ecosystem.
Accomplished individuals from India and across the globe, comprising, senior R&D experts, policy-makers, business leaders, innovators, investors and entrepreneurs from various sectors and areas of specialization will be brought together to exchange fire wire ideas, experiences and best practices in R&D management and strategy, delivered through a mix of plenary addresses, panel discussions, presentations and workshops.
The event will also aim to create a high level networking ground for people to explore new collaborations, refresh existing ones and showcase projects, programs and demonstrated success stories to connect with players and stakeholders of R&D community.

Program Objectives
  • India as a preferred destination for global R&D
  • Identify strategic and economic rationale for corporate R&D outsourcing
  • Stimulate industry-academia-public lab partnerships in national R&D
  • Endorse best practices in R&D management and strategy
  • Foster R&D leadership for emerging Indian economy
  • Analyse national R&D environment and policy
  • Create culture of R&D investment and IP creation

Focus Areas
  • Healthcare & Pharma
  • Manufacturing & Production
  • ICT & Telecom
  • Defence & Security
  • Sustainable & Renewable Energy
  • Agriculture & Biotech
  • Water Purification, Recycle & Reuse

Paper Submission
Global R&D Summit 2013 invites researchers from industry, academia, public labs and independent research organisations to submit papers pertaining to above mentioned areas for poster presentation at the event. Papers must be submitted as per following guidelines -
  • Papers must be submitted only as an email attachment (MS Word/PDF format) and sent to Mr. Dipanjan Banerjee, Sr. Asst. Director, S&T/Innovation Division, FICCI, at  
  • Papers must include a one-page abstract not exceeding 300 words, without sketches, tables etc.
  • Each author is entitled to submit only one paper.
  • Selected papers will be allowed only for poster presentation at the event.
  • Organisers will provide standard display boards for poster presentation.
  • Principal author along with one co-author of each selected paper will be entitled for complimentary passes of the event.
  • All participating authors should be able to organise their own travel and stay arrangements.

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