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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…

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…

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 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…

Harriet Fear CEO One Nucleus
Press Release: Partnerships built between Indian and UK life sciences, including stem cells

A major delegation of Indian life sciences companies spent several days in London and Leeds this week to explore investment and partnership opportunities. Nearly 20 Indian companies from the fields of regenerative medicine, biotechnology, oncology, medical technology and healthcare attended the bioConclave, the leading conference…

Press Release: Major delegation of Indian life sciences companies arrives in the UK, personalised chemotherapy collaboration announced

London, 10 May: Seeking to explore tie-ups in the UK’s life sciences sector, a major delegation of Indian life sciences and related companies are coming to London on 10th May, Over the last three years, the Indian life sciences market has grown by 12% per…

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…

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…

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