Innovation

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.

Feb 08, 2017, 21:37 PM IST
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.
 

Sep 07, 2016, 14:47 PM IST

India needs to tread the innovation path to progress

Can we truly afford to shun innovation?
 

Aug 25, 2016, 13:10 PM IST
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!

Aug 04, 2016, 18:37 PM IST
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.

Jul 07, 2016, 18:36 PM IST

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.

Apr 11, 2016, 20:41 PM IST

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 n

Jan 16, 2016, 10:46 AM IST
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.

Dec 17, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

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.

Nov 19, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

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.

Oct 13, 2015, 20:14 PM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2015, 23:58 PM IST
Space science has an important role in achieving good governance, says PM Modi

Space science has an important role in achieving good governance, says PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the National Meet on Promoting Space Technology based Tools and Applications in Governance and Development at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi today.

Sep 07, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

Javadekar asks forest officers to focus on innovation

Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday asked forest and wildlife officers to focus on innovation and initiative to maintain and improve the quality of forests in the country.

Sep 02, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

Intel unveils innovation initiatives

Intel India on Thursday unveiled Intel India Maker Lab and Intel India Maker Showcase to power product innovation in India in Internet of Things (IoT), mobile devices and other computer focused domains.

Aug 27, 2015, 22:19 PM IST
'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.

Aug 25, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

New innovation to check purity of milk

Rajasthan electronics & instruments limited have introduced a new innovation to check the purity of milk.

Aug 14, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

FSSAI needs to streamline provisions: Harsimrat Badal

Expressing concerns over "fear" in the food processing sector following the regulatory steps taken by the FSSAI, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal Wednesday said the regulator needs to streamline its provisions and stress on innovations in the sector.

Jul 08, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

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.

Jul 05, 2015, 21:04 PM IST
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.

Jun 17, 2015, 21:32 PM IST
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.

Jun 17, 2015, 17:03 PM IST