Curtain Raiser - AIM PRIME Program

When : 31st March, 2021 @ 18:00 IST / 6:00 PM IST

Where : Virtual Event

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About the Event

This curtain raiser is an official kick off event for the PRIME Program. PRIME stands for Program for Researchers on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The event is open to all to learn more about the program. The call for applications will also be opened during the event. 

Event Schedule

6:00 pm-6:05 pm

Welcome remarks and Introduction –V. Premnath

6:05 pm-6:20 pm

Program website launch
Keynote address: Building deep tech startups for India – R Ramanan

6:20 pm-6:30 pm

Overview of the PRIME Program – V. Premnath

6:30 pm-6:35 pm

PRIME Program and the STI cluster – Ayesha Chaudhary

6:35 pm-6:40 pm

PRIME Program and the AIM Network – Ishita Agrawal

6:40 pm-6:45 pm

Solving the pressing needs of humanity via science-led innovation and entrepreneurship – Anjani Bansal

6:45 pm-7:10 pm

Expert talk: On building vibrant high-tech clusters, innovation ecosystems and local technology commercialization capabilities: Global experiences – Ashley Stevens

7:10 pm-7:15 pm

Q&A, vote of thanks, closing remarks, and application call is opened – V Premnath

The Speaker List

R. Ramanan

mission director, Atal Innovation mission

Ashley Stevens

president, focus IP group & Past president, AUTM

V. Premnath

Director, venture center

Anjani Bansal

Deputy director, global development, BMGF

Ishita Agrawal

programme Director, atal innovation mission

Ayesha Chaudhary

officer on special duty, office of PSA to GOI

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