Bangalore chapter of Industry and commerce (BCIC) organized one day seminar on Innovation on 15th September 2011 at Hotel Chancery Bangalore. Prof HS Mishra of ISME Bangalore attended the seminar. The eminent speakers who participated in the
Seminar were Sam Pitroda, advisor to Prime Minister, Dr. Manish Gupta, Director IBM Research –India, Ms Devika Devaiah director Erehwon-Innovation consulting, Mr. Pavan Soni, Innovation evangelist and many others.
Mr Chandramouli chaired the morning session. The speakers spoke highlighting the importance & relevance of innovation. The concept, ideas, commercial viability and need of patenting an innovation was discussed in detail. Ms Devika gave examples of need & developments of products like Samsung small sized handsets, Tanishq, Arla foods, Novo pen (for diabetic patient), Shantha Biotech ( Affordable Hepatitis Binjection )etc. Mr Pitroda gave a road map being planned for the nation for creating an eco system of innovation at grass root level.
The seminar was quite educative, thought provoking & very well attended by industry experts, faculty and students of Bangalore.
Prof HS Mishra, ISME Bangalore