Friday, November 4, 2016

Issue 91
Dear Mr Naresh Sagar, Orange
Welcome to the November Edition of the UK Science and Innovation Network in India's Newsletter. In this edition we talk all about the  India UK Technology Summit, to be held in New Delhi from 7- 9 Nov'16, which brings together the most exciting thought leaders, businesses, educational institutions and innovators to connect an explore the future of India-UK collaboration.
SIN Spotlight
The India UK TECH Summit 2016, India's largest knowledge and technology conference and exhibition, will be held in New Delhi from 7-9 November 2016.  Tech Summit supported by the Government of India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), provides a platform for promoting technology-intensive trade and investments between the two countries. The relationship between India and the UK is nothing less than unbeatable - the UK is the largest G20 investor in India, whilst India has emerged as the third largest investor in the UK.
The biggest names in UK-India business will be attending, along with thought leaders and opinion-formers, exhibitors and speakers and the three-day event will host 1000 delegates per day, spanning business, government, higher education institutions as well as the media.
Mixing trade expo, thought-leadership and business-to-business conclave, TECH Summit will be a celebration of the unbeatable combination between India and the UK, providing a forum for business, a space for new connections, and a showcase of future technologies.
TECH Summit comprises five inter-related summits, including:
  • Technology
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Higher Education
  • Design
  • Intellectual Property
To know more and register...
Top Storiestopstories
Professor Rob Richardson Director of the EPSRC writes about the latest Robotic technology. Our plans for robotics research include greater collaboration with international partner businesses and universities, which is why the UK-India Tech Summit is such an important show case for us. Read more..
Technology and Collaboration. Could these be a winning combination for the future of India UK relations for the rest of the 21st Century? Actually, they already are!   Did you know that the Bloodhound World Land Speed Record Car could already be described as the best of Indian/British engineering? Read more..

Bruce Bucknell ,DHC Kolkata writes about his visit to IIT- Kharagpur. The visit was perfectly times as the Director of IIT-Kharagpur,Professor Partha Chakravorty, had just agreed to be a speaker at the Summit.  Read more..

Some say we are in or entering the age of the robots. Why? Because robots are transforming the way we work and live - from manufacturing to farming, space exploration to surgical operations, cleaning our homes to entertaining us. Read more..

One of the commonly used buzz word today is 'ecosystem' especially when it comes to Technology Business Incubator (TBI) and start ups. So to find out more Tamil Chandru spoke with Karthik Durgaprasad, who works in South East England for local government.Read more...
Do you want to keep up to date with all the opportunities funded through the UK's Newton Fund?  Follow this page on Newton Fund.
BBSRC call for India partnering awards to set up partnership links between UK and overseas laboratories, to promote the exchange of scientists, particularly early career scientists and promote access to facilities. For more details please visit here...

Chevening is the UK government's international award scheme aimed at developing global leaders since 1983. Funded by the Foreign Commonwealth Office and partner organisations. Chevening offers two types of awards - Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships. For more details please visit here...

For a full list of funding opportunities, please check out our monthly summary.

India-UK TECH Summit , New Delhi 7-9 November 2016
UK India Precision Agriculture workshop, New Delhi 7 November 2016
UK India Precision Medicine workshop, Bangalore 9 November 2016
UK India Precision Medicine workshop, Chennai 10 November 2016
Workshop on Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation,Bangalore 11 November 2016
Workshop on Advanced Engineering, Pune and New Delhi 9 & 11 November 2016
Workshop on Technology Business Incubator, Chennai 2 2& 23 November 2016
Workshop on Technology Business Incubator, Kolkata 24 & 25 November 2016
Workshop on Technology Business Incubator, Chandigarh 28 & 29 November 2016
Workshop on Technology Business Incubator, Pune 30 November & 1 December 2016
SIN India Team News
The SIN team is all set for the India-UK TECH Summit with several delegations in the areas of robotics, smart cities, precision agriculture, advanced manufacturing,precision medicine and veterinary sciences.
Stay tuned for more and thanks for reading!

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