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EIC2018: Workshop sessions’ details

This page outlines details for the training sessions at the Education Innovation Conference 2018 taking place in London on 23 January 2018. For full details see the website here and to sign up to any of the sessions, please email rekha@economicpolicygroup.com. Workshop  1: Informed Strategy Planning: using…

India is missing a huge export opportunity in education

The Association of Indian Universities’ annual survey of international students in India last month made for sober reading. While India has 30,423 international students in its universities, a fall from the previous year, China has nearly 450,000 and is anticipated to grow at more than…

Finding success in the US market for Indian companies

Are you a successful Indian business looking to expand overseas? Are you curious about the opportunities the US market offers? Would you like to speak to experts flying in from the US and UK especially for this? These are the questions that more than 200…

Review of bioConclave 2017

LONDON, 6th September 2017: Life sciences  leaders from around India and Europe gathered for the third annual bioConclave 2017 in London today. The bioConclave is annual conference to bring together industry leaders from India and Europe together. Keynote speaker and Executive Chair of Genomics England…

Indian biotech leaders visit Birmingham for life sciences briefing

A delegation of Indian biotech company leaders visited the University of Birmingham to see the life sciences cluster, where the University’s world-leading research is translated into new medical therapies.   The delegation travelled to Birmingham as part of bioConclave 2017 - an annual gathering of Indian…

Prevention vs Cure for antibiotic resistance

We are all acutely aware of the ‘ticking time bomb’ of antibiotic resistance and this is of particular importance in India, the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics. The challenge is that new classes of antibiotics will be held in reserve and used sparingly, a problem…

Looking back at EIC2017 Pune

27 JULY, PUNE: Last month saw our first-ever Education Innovation Conference taking place in India, in the city of Pune. The conference saw 150 attendees from across India, as well as the US, South Africa, UK, Germany, UAE and elsewhere talk about education innovation in…

Indian life sciences of great importance to the UK
Indian life sciences of great importance to the UK

India remains one of the largest foreign investors into the UK, with 11,644 jobs created or safeguarded in 2016/17 and 127 projects during the year. Biotech, pharma and life sciences investments from around the world created or safeguarded 7,049 jobs in the UK. India's contribution…

Robots are coming
The robots are coming – India’s education challenge

I gave a talk recently in Delhi on how automation will change the nature of the Indian workforce over the coming years. It is no doubt an exciting change for some, but for many others it may be a challenging transition. This article is a…

EIC2017 London
EIC2017 announces important global partnerships

LONDON, 24 FEB: Two new international education initiatives were announced today in the presence of education world leaders, investors and education technology companies. Nearly 200 delegates gathered for the annual Education Innovation Conference 2017 (EIC2017), held in partnership with the University of London and ISDC, including…

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