innovation and entrepreneurship

CII to set up Centre for Excellence in Kerala

June 22nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in association with the Kerala government, will set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in the state, its southern ... Read more...

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African envoys meet to assess progress of India-Africa initiative (With Image)

June 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Envoys of 25 African countries and charge d'affaires of 11 others assembled at the Hyderabad House here Wednesday to take stock of the ongoing ... Read more...

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Microsoft keen to set up centres in Tamil Nadu

March 7th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) Global software giant Microsoft International Tuesday expressed interest in setting up cloud computing centres in Tamil Nadu in a meeting with Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa.Microsoft International president ... Read more...

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Intel Capital invests $200 million in six Indian firms

September 30th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 30 (IANS) Intel Capital will invest $200 million (Rs.980 crore) in six Indian technology firms to support innovation and entrepreneurship, the global chip maker Friday said."As we see ... Read more...

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Foreign investment in US rose 49 percent in 2010

June 21st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS/EFE) The US is the No. 1 destination for foreign direct investment, with close to $228.5 billion received in 2010, up 49 percent over the previous ... Read more...

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Industry-institute need to collaborate more in research: Experts

January 4th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) The need for collaborative research between industry and universities, building more university research parks and sector-specific research institutes, and focusing on research that brings down costs for the ... Read more...

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American business seeks incentives for educational investment in India

July 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The US-India Business Council has expressed support for the Foreign Education Bill pending before the Indian parliament, but said certain financial requirements could deter foreign educational institutions from ... Read more...

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How should entrepreneurs protect their big ideas?

September 12th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Successful entrepreneurs turn big ideas into business opportunities, but how should they protect those ideas? A new paper offers a "how-to" guide on intellectual property protection, laying out ... Read more...

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Undercapitalization not a death sentence for start-up companies, say researchers

June 3rd, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): The conventional wisdom that a lack of capital is a "death sentence" for start-up companies may not hold good any longer, with researchers at North Carolina State University ... Read more...

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Bharti sets up Rs.2-bn fund to promote enterprise

September 11th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Thursday announced the launch of a fund to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the telecommunication sector.Called the Airtel Innovation Fund, it will ... Read more...

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Entrepreneurship to drive Indian economy: National Knowledge Commission

August 11th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): The key drivers of the Indian growth story since the reforms movement was introduced have been innovation and entrepreneurship, said Dr Ashok Ganguly, member of the ... Read more...

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Technopark bags national award for best technology incubator

May 13th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) The Technology Business Incubator (TBI) at Technopark here has bagged the prestigious national award for the best technology business incubator in the country for 2007. Technopark Tuesday said ... Read more...

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