Mumbai: A session on Computational Electronics on the second day of the 102nd Indian Science Congress (ISC) here today received an encouraging response from students.
Haiwon Lee, president of Korea Nanotechnology Research Society spoke of 'Talent mobility and global research networking in science and technology'.
"Are the crisis of today confined within a single country or region" he said, pointing towards a statement made by Hillary Clinton on science diplomacy and global partnership.
Director of Technology Policy Research Institute Kyung ho-Shin said he was greatly inspired by the speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at ISC yesterday.
His presentation focused on the Bridge Program for the crystallisation of sciences and technology. He explained the concept of 'Valley Of Death' and defined it to be the gaps between invention and practical implementation of research and development.
On the barriers of commercialisation of research and development, he said low motivation is one of the barriers while the other one could be the tendency of researchers undertaking too many projects at the same time.
Asked about the future of Indian student in Korean institutes, he said positive interactions between the two ministries were going on.
He also encouraged exchange educational and research programme initiatives between the two countries.
Dr Paul Jeong, Director General of Christ University, Bangalore, spoke of business studies and management and discussed about Science business showcase in Korea.
He spoke about the bright future of India in Plasma-based science business as India is a rich centre of low quality high ash coals.
Dr Micheil Kolman, the senior Vice President of Global Academic Relations, said India's universities and research institutions' collaboration with others can significantly boost India's research performance and will impact rankings positively.