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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…

Implications of Brexit on India-UK economic relations
What Brexit means for India-UK economic relations

The UK is leaving Europe. A relationship that started in 1972 after a year of negotiations between the Conservative Prime Minister Edward Heath and European leaders, started its formal demise on 23 June 2016, when 51.9% of the country voted to leave. The vote showed…

What Indian startup ecosystem can learn
What Indian startup ecosystems can learn from abroad

London’s startup ecosystem brings together talent, capital, innovation and an openness to do business that few other cities in the world can match. But it was not always known for its startups. After the financial downturn in 2008, Britain’s politicians actively nurtured and created creative…

Education Innovation Conference
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 workshop sessions, please email rekha@economicpolicygroup.com. Workshop  1: Informed Strategy Planning:…

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…

bioConclave 2017 review

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. Industry leaders in bioConclave 2017 BioConclave 2017 started…

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…

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