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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 on Education Innovation. Read our finding on 5 Things We Learnt About UK-India Edtech Collaboration here. Read what other people said about it: 6 Highlights…

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…

India’s Higher Education model is close to collapse – and needs to change

Kapil Sibal, India's Human Resource Minister, estimated recently that India needs 1,500 universities, almost three times as much as the current 564, to serve its young and aspiring population, and meet expectations for economic growth. This oft-quoted but unofficial observation reflects the scale of ambition…

How Business Schools in Pakistan can foster social enterprise

In the upcoming years, developing countries will continue to account for an increasing proportion of global growth. Moreover, the higher education sector is one of the fastest growing sectors in Asian markets. Pakistan is a country of around 180 million people and with 70 %…

The Balance Sheet: Morality wins, profit loses, but what happens to IP?

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…

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…

Spear’s Magazine: Philanth-Rupee (featuring interview with EPG)

India's wealthiest citizens may be rising forces in the new world, but their charitable giving is lagging behind. Sophie McBain from Spear's Magazine looks at the measured being taken to end this subcontinental drift. It features an interview with EPG's Managing Director on motivating factors…

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