Asia

India: the Place to be in a Changing Order of Science and Technology

Innovation and progress

July 10th, 2017
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India, as a developing country, has been progressing and innovating itself more and more during the last decades. On the 13th of July 2017, the Embassy of India wants to promote this great revolution by organizing an event which aims to explain how science and technology are changing the Indian scenario from this point of view.

This event will take place at 10.00 am at the Embassy of India, in Berlin where Prof. K. Vijay Raghavan, who is also Secretary of department of Biotechnology and former Director of the National Centre for Biological Sciences, will introduce and discuss the conference.

India ranks third among the most attractive investment destinations for technology and scientific transactions. It realized that both elements are the keys of economic growth. It is classified as one of the topmost countries of scientific research and it is one of the top five nations in the field of space exploration.

India analytics industry is expected to touch US$ 16 billion by 2025 from the current US$ 2 billion, as per the National Association of Software and Services companies. Through the support of the government, investment and development has increased in different sectors, such as agriculture, space research, health care and nuclear power.

A significant issue is that India has also become an Associate Member State of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), which aims to increase collaboration in teams, exchange and further innovations between India and Europe. It also enhances relations among European and Indian physicists, engineers and electronics in global experiments.

Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State with Independent Charge for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry planned some projects of setting up a committee to examine and implement measures to improve India’s innovation landscape. India is definitely stabilizing itself in the global development as a leader in industrialization and technology and it is planning to expand its capacities, most of all the nuclear one. This progress allows both India but other countries as well, to develop and exchange skills and experiences through the most powerful scientific and technological workers in the world.

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Valentina Di Carlantonio, Berlin Global