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Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture

 Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture | 22nd March, 2019

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture Series (3rd Lecture in series)

(Funded by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog)

On the occasion of birth anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, during National Start-up Summit 2017, under the aegis of India International Science Festival, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog awarded Gujarat Technological University 2nd best Award for supporting Start-up ecosystem.

GTU Innovation Council (GIC) has been designed to establish close bonding between industries, entrepreneurs, faculty members and students to make research and development at the University, relevant to the needs of industries at national and international levels. It helps to create a culture of design, innovation and entrepreneurship with the policies and processes in the arena of industries. Moreover, GIC has established regional centres across the Gujarat State for Innovation and Startups at Ahmedabad, Baroda, Surat and Rajkot.

GIC provides facilities like Co-Working Space, Mentoring, funding, participation in Vibrant Summits, Central level Startup Competition and Guidance in marketing, Business development and many more, for the Sustenance of Innovators. Today, 216 Startups have been funded worth Rs 2.63 Crore based on Startup Assistance Scheme of Govt. Of Gujarat and SSIP. GIC is working in 5 domains namely: Pre-Incubation (S4), Design Thinking, IPR, CiC3 (Community Innovation & Co-Creation Centre) and Incubation to support Innovators. 

In the above facts and with respect to award received, GTU has launched Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture series. The first lecture in the series on “Creativity and Innovation” was delivered by honoured grass-root innovator, Dr Anil Gupta, Founder, Honey Bee NetworkSecond lecture on “Innovation Environment” was delivered by Dr. Tapan Misra, Sr. Advisor to Chairman, ISRO. 

Now for the 3rd lecture on “Creativity and Innovation”, we are inviting  Mr. Vijaya Kumar Ivaturi (IVK)  , Co-Founder, Crayon Data & Ex CTO, Wipro 

GTU invites Nodal Inst., Incubators, Innovators, Start-ups and aspirants to attend this lecture.

Details of the event: 

Date: 22nd March, 2019 (Friday) 

Time: 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm 

Venue: Aryabhatt Hall, L D College of Engineering, Ahmedabad.


Note: Registration is free but compulsory & till the seats are available.