Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

26 Jun 2018
  • Report Launch :

    Release of White Paper on

     “India as an Innovation Economy – The Role of IP and ICT”


    Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018,

    Venue: Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre 




    10:00 – 10:30


    10:30 – 10:45

    Inaugural Session

    Welcoming Address by Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

    Introductory Address by Mr. Poul V. Jensen, Director, European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC)

    10:45 – 11:15

    Release of White Paper “India as an Innovation Economy – The Role of IP and ICT” 

    • Address by Mrs. Tania Friederichs, Minister Counsellor, Delegation of the European Union to India
    • Special Address by Dr. Hunumanthu Purushotham, Chairman & Managing Director, National Research Development Corporation, Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India

    11:15 – 11:35

    Presentation on the White Paper by co-authors, Dr. Arpita Mukherjee, Professor, ICRIER and Dr. Alka Chawla, Delhi University, National Expert Europe India IP Facilitation Forum, EBTC

    11:35 – 11:40

    Vote of Thanks by Mr. Sachin Arora, IPR Head, EBTC

    11:40 – 11:55

    Tea Break

    11:55 – 12:40

    Panel Discussion on “Strengthening India-EU Collaboration in ICT and IP”

    Moderator: Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER.


    • Mr. Vivek Sonny Abraham, Senior Assistant Vice President, Invest India
    • Mr. Christophe De Vroey, First Counsellor, Trade and Economic Affairs, Delegation of the European Union  
    • Mr. Gerard Owens, International Cooperation, European Patent Office
    • Dr. Deepa K. Tiku, Partner, K&S Partners
    • Dr. Suryanil Ghosh, Chairman, TotalStart Entrepreneurship Ecosystems Developers

    12:40 – 13:00

    Open Discussion (Q&A)

    13:00 onwards


  • Place : New Delhi
  • Venue : Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre


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