Yearly Archives: 2018

clinical research
Putting the patient at the centre of clinical research

The increasing use of RWD – Real World Data – is being driven by legislators, regulators and pricing bodies across the world. They are increasingly requiring companies and health systems to demonstrate the true real-world value and impact of their treatments, pathways, devices, and medications…

CLI2018 review: Tech is coming, but it’s not quite there yet

Technology brings disruption at an incredible rate. What wasn’t possible just a year or two ago, is now possible today. And yet, AI as a tool isn’t quite there yet for widespread adoption but will evolve over time to become increasingly more important. But legal…

The financial markets revolution
Breakfast Briefing: The financial markets revolution in India

Within a decade, GIFT City in India will be a location where the price of some of the largest internationally traded products will be decided. That was the vision, set by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, outlined in a special Breakfast Briefing organised by financial…

ICC and techUk
EPG facilitates ICC-techUk MoU

The UK’s technology trade association techUK and East India’s premier business chamber the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) agreed to facilitate two-way technology collaborations between British and Indian companies, with a special focus on West Bengal, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today.  …

Where will the UK’s post-Brexit trade come from?
Where will the UK’s post-Brexit trade come from?

A relationship that started in 1972 after a year of negotiations between Britain’s Conservative prime minister Edward Heath and European leaders, embarked on its formal demise on 23 June 2016, when 51.9% of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. One of the…

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Kolkata can become an innovation hub if it addresses a perception gap

Think Indian IT hub and Bengaluru, Gurgaon and others come to mind. Kolkata was once a flourishing economy and the country’s industrial engine, but in recent decades, that economic might has faded. Now a new initiative, spearheaded by the Kolkata 4.0 Foundation, a not-for-profit initiative…

Review of EIC2018 in London: Educate youth for their future, not our past

The EIC2018 saw attendees from around the world gather to discuss the future of education. Andreas Schleicher, the Director of the Education Directorate at the OECD, started the day with a global perspective on education trends. He said the last PISA assessment of learning outcomes…

New report says Kolkata can become a broad-based industry hub by making itself for attractive for entrepreneurship

LONDON: Kolkata has the opportunity to leapfrog other cities in India to establish a broad-based digital industry hub, particularly with a focus on smart manufacturing, analytics, Artificial Intelligence and related disciplines. These are the findings of “Kolkata 4.0: Developing an innovation ecosystem”, launched by the…

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