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Can India become the hotspot for global innovation in pharma?

There has been a lot of discussion and speculation around whether or not India is capable of producing novel drug targets. Traditionally, the Indian pharmaceutical industry has stayed away from drug discovery or out-licensed molecules to large global companies in the early phase of development…

PRESS RELEASE: Leading Hindu organisation adds up to £5.4m value to British economy
PRESS RELEASE: Leading Hindu organisation adds up to £5.4m value to British economy

HFB social impact report launch at House of Commons, 10 October 2013: (From left to right) Arjan Vekaria, President of HFB; Alok Sharma MP, Vice Chair of the Conservative Party; and Pratik Dattani, report author. LONDON 10 OCTOBER 2013: A first-of-its-kind study for any religious or…

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PRESS RELEASE: UK Conclave Explores Indian Education Investment Potential

03 October 2013, London: The first-of-its-kind India Education Investment Conclave 2013 concluded on an optimistic note regarding the strong synergy between India and the UK in the education and skills sector. The conclave was organised by business news channel IndiaIncorporated.com and technology-led global university U-Aspire, in conjunction with Deloitte, the UK-India…

The Balance Sheet
The Balance Sheet: The Global Citizen Forum – For the greater good

Last Sunday, I was invited to speak at the London conference for the Global Citizen Forum (GCF) on social innovation and impact. GCF sought to bring together global leaders on a common platform to deliberate upon issues that affect youth across the globe and attempt…

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PRESS RELEASE: EPG becomes Knowledge Partner for India Education Investment Conclave 2013 on 2-3 October

LONDON, 4 July 2013: EPG Economic and Strategy Consulting (EPG) is delighted to announce that it has been confirmed as the Knowledge Partners for the India Education Investment Conclave 2013, taking place in London on 2-3 October, and hosted by professional services firm Deloitte. The…

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PRESS RELEASE: Up to £11.7 million of economic benefit to Britain during Sewa Day last year

28th June 2013 – Fifty thousand people clocked up 39,000 hours of volunteering during Sewa Day in 2012, the annual global initiative. Voluntary organisations, schools and companies including Lloyds Banking Group took part in over 200 projects helping their local area and adding real value…

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Sewa Day 2012 generates up to £11.7 million of additional value for Britain

The growth shown by Sewa Day in the last three years has been astounding. From 5,000 volunteers in 2010, to 15,000 in 2011, to nearly 50,000 in 2012 is a phenomenal growth story. And in 2012, independent economic research by EPG found that for every…

The Balance Sheet
The Balance Sheet: Private versus social returns of innovation

This article is part of an ongoing series of articles by EPG in India Incorporated, entitled The Balance Sheet – Taking Stock of India. This article was first published here. Two weeks ago, India's Supreme Court dismissed Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG's attempt to win patent protection for…

The Balance Sheet
The Balance Sheet: India’s higher education challenges

This article is part of an ongoing series of articles by EPG in India Incorporated, entitled The Balance Sheet – Taking Stock of India. This article was first published here. Two weeks ago, India's Supreme Court dismissed Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG's attempt to win patent protection for…

The Balance Sheet
The Balance Sheet: Higher and Lower Education in India: Comparisons and Conjectures

This article is part of an ongoing series of articles by EPG in India Incorporated, entitled The Balance Sheet – Taking Stock of India. This article was first published here. Two weeks ago, India's Supreme Court dismissed Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG's attempt to win patent protection for…

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