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India ranks 43 out of 45 nations in global innovation index

India ranks 43 out of 45 nations in global innovation index

India ranks abysmally at 43rd out of 45 countries in a global innovation index, according to a report released by US Chambers of Commerce which cited the country's "anemic" Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy and patent act as challenges to innovation.

Adobe unveils VR, character animation ahead of ''IBC 2016''

Adobe unveils VR, character animation ahead of ''IBC 2016''

Keeping pace with content demands across new and traditional platforms, Adobe on Wednesday unveiled a series of innovations, including virtual reality (VR) and motion graphics which are coming soon in Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Marketing Cloud.
 

India needs to tread the innovation path to progress

Can we truly afford to shun innovation?
 

What an innovation! Bus that drives over traffic! Perfect for Delhi roads – MUST Watch

What an innovation! Bus that drives over traffic! Perfect for Delhi roads – MUST Watch

The Transit Elevated Bus has recently taken its first test drive in China's Qinhuangdao!

India lacks innovation; students must rebel, challenge status quo: Javadekar

India lacks innovation; students must rebel, challenge status quo: Javadekar

"Innovation is a process of rebellion essentially. Unless you rebel, unless you challenge the status quo, how can you innovate anything," HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

Prince William lauds Indian innovations and technology

Impressed with Indian innovations, Duke of Cambridge Prince William Monday said entrepreneurs have a major role to play as the country is home to a sixth of the world population.

Start-up India movement begins today: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the 'Start-up India' movement will begin on Saturday, adding that the movement celebrates the energy and enterprising spirit of the youth of the nation.

India should balance energy needs with environment: President

India should balance energy needs with environment: President

President Pranab Mukherjee said that open innovation was "most essential" for government entities which are tasked to serve the citizens.

Government to start portal for innovators

Innovators seeking government help to transform their ideas into reality can now turn to a dedicated web portal to be set up for them, a minister said on Thursday.

EU to invest $18 billion in research, innovation

EU will invest around $18 billion in research and innovation in the next two years under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation funding scheme, the European Commission said in a press release on Tuesday.

PM Modi to woo Silicon Valley with Digital India initiative

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now out to win over the Silicon Valley for his Digital India initiative.

'Modi's US visit to focus on innovation, digital economy'

'Modi's US visit to focus on innovation, digital economy'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to interact with technology and business leaders and focus on innovation, digital economy and renewable energy during his US trip next month, a top Indian diplomat has said.

Will do everything possible to make India innovation hub: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight promised to do everything possible to make enterprise and innovation easier so that India emerges as an innovation hub and keeps pace with the fast changing world.

NITI Aayog holds consultations on innovation, entrepreneurship

NITI Aayog holds consultations on innovation, entrepreneurship

As part of its efforts to promote innovation and entrepreneurship, NITI Aayog on Wednesday held consultations with top officials of various departments and ministries.

US manufacturing sector appeals for 'serious policy reforms' in India

US manufacturing sector appeals for 'serious policy reforms' in India

The US manufacturing industry on Wednesday said it is ready to invest in India but for this it needs Prime Minister Narendra Modi to enact "serious policy reforms" that level the playing field for all and encourage and protect collaboration and innovation.

Chinese leader calls for innovation as economic growth slows

The TV coverage of Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to an eastern province was Thursday a tour de force of Communist propaganda, showcasing what's seen as an emerging cult of personality around the country's strongest leader in decades.

Infosys to develop Mysore campus as 'Smart City'

"Our model ecosystem at Mysore will serve as a live, replicable example of smart city innovations that will harness all the advantages of digitization. These technologies promise to revolutionize the physical spaces we inhabit," Infosys CEO Dr Vishal Sikka said, after meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka meets PM Modi; commits $250 mn for innovation

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka met Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday and is said to have committed USD 250 million towards innovation in India.

India needs to overcome 'white hair syndrome' to innovate: Ratan Tata

Tata group's chairman emeritus Ratan Tata Thursday said Indians have tremendous potential for inventions and innovations but the country needs to overcome its "white hair syndrome" which restricts opportunities.

Govt to formulate IPR policy, set up think tank: Sitharaman

The government will come out with a policy on intellectual property rights and set up a think tank on IPR to strengthen the country's patent regime and encourage innovation.