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A missed opportunity – Why is the UK not already a partner of choice for Indian companies in R&D, product development?
A missed opportunity – Why is the UK not already a partner of choice for Indian companies in R&D, product development?

The UK and India share a long history of collaboration in research. Recent successes show that this relationship is further developing extremely positively. For example, the Newton Fund is a landmark collaboration between the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Government of India Department for…

GDPA in Kirklees
Running a NEETS charity – a personal perspective from GDPA

My name is Satvir Meen and I am a trustee for Global Diversity Positive Action. The charity's ethos evolves around the concept that everyone is capable of great endeavours. We aim to connect NEETS (Neither in Education, Employment or training), hidden NEETS, people that are…

What’s trending in biotech India?

“What’s trending in biotech India?” That was the theme of Bangalore Bio this year, said to be the India’s leading biotechnology event, where it showcased the industries like Bio Pharma, Bio Agri and Bio Services. The answer is, quite a lot. The event was filled with most exciting…

Asian Voice Charity Awards powered by Charity Clarity launched to showcase the best charities

To submit your nomination, visit asianvoicecharityawards.com/how-to-enter. Just 1% of charities in England and Wales hold 71% of the income, or a staggering £50bn. That’s almost enough to wipe out the entire British national budget deficit. By contrast the smallest 66,838 charities have less than 0.3% of…

India Education Innovation Conference 2016 concludes
India Education Innovation Conference 2016 concludes

Thanks to everyone that attended the IEIC2016 over two days on 2-3 February. We had some great conversations, and stimulating discussions. Read our finding on 5 Things We Learnt About UK-India Edtech Collaboration here. Read what other people said about it: 6 Highlights from the India…

Corporate Legal Innovations 2015 concludes

Thanks to everyone that attended the Corporate Legal Innovators 2015 conference over the last couple of days. We had some great conversations, and stimulating discussions. You can find out more about the conference here. We will see you all again next year! In the meantime,…

Hosting Europe’s premier India edtech and education conference with Microsoft on 2-3 Feb 2016

The India Education Innovation Conference 2015 was an important event, led by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), in that it showcased the best of Indian edtech in Europe for the first time. IEIC2016 goes further in bringing together educators, learning…

Incredible press coverage for bioConclave, EPG initiative on life sciences

After the completion of the inaugural bioConclave in April 2015, an EPG initiative to bring European and Indian life sciences companies closer, with support from UK Trade & Investment, we had great feedback in the press. Below is a sample: The Guardian: Ed Miliband promises…

PRESS RELEASE: Austerity has made Britons kinder, says new report

14 July 2014 – Despite the austerity measures of the past few years that have seen massive cuts in welfare spending in the UK, Britons have become kinder towards each other by volunteering in huge numbers. This is main finding of independent research conducted by EPG Economic…

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…

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