3rd Indo-German Dialogue on Excellence in Research and Education at IISER Pune

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Industry Academia Cooperation as a Key Impulse for Excellence in Research and Education

'Indo-German Dialogue on Excellence in Research and Education' , an initiative by DWIH New Delhi , aims at bringing together Indian and German decision makers, stakeholders and leading experts, to jointly and comprehensively discuss the multifaceted and all-encompassing aspects of excellence in research and education, to exchange ideas and experiences  with regard to the challenges and opportunities and to identify areas of mutual interest.

The 3rd edition of Indo-German Dialogue will focus on industry-academia cooperation and is being organised in cooperation with IISER Pune.



09:00 hrs

Registration and Welcome Tea

10:00 hrs

Welcome Address
Heike Mock, Chairperson, DWIH New Delhi, and Director, DAAD New Delhi  

10:10 hrs

Special Address
Prof. Dr Ganesh, Director, IISER Pune

10:20 hrs

Inaugural Address
Gabriele Boner, Deputy Consul General of Germany in Mumbai

10:30 hrs

Keynote Address: Industry Needs and Trends in Research
Hubert Reilard, Past President, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce

11:00 hrs

Networking Tea

11:45 hrs

Knowledge Transfer from Academia to Industry: Best Practice
Prof. Dr Dirk Pleiter, Forschungszentrum Jülich

12:30 hrs

The University Research Park as a Catalyst for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Prof. Dr M S Ananth, Ex-Director, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras

13:15 hrs

Networking Lunch

14:15 hrs

Practice Cases of Academia-SME Linkages
Eileen Trenkmann, Advisor, GIZ

15:00 hrs

Indo-German Dialogue - Group Photo

15:15 hrs

Networking Tea

15:45 hrs

From Services to Product Development - Partnering with Industry
Prof. Dr Amitava Gupta, Jadavpur University

16:15 hrs

Research Funding – Possibilities for Indo-German Collaboration
Anke Faller, Heidelberg University

17:00 hrs

Closing Remarks
Dr Arvind Natu, IISER Pune

Register: http://eepurl.com/cf3T6v

Contact: info@dwih.in