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Recognising the strategic importance of energy efficiency, fostering sustainable innovative business models in the energy efficiency sector, and building on a long-term partnership under the Indo-German Energy Programme, an agreement was signed between the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH India on behalf of Government of...
GIZ jointly with Zinnov, Citrix, Ericsson, Harman International and technology business incubator, IKP EDEN has launched SIGMA, a social accelerator programme. The programme was launched on 18 July 2017 in the presence of industry leaders, sustainable development think tanks, impact investors and social start-ups. Mr Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary to Government, IT, BT & Science &...
Technology start-ups (hardware & software), last year students with entrepreneurial spirits and existing enterprises that seek to develop a new idea can apply now! Given the importance of start-ups for industrial and economic growth, the Central Tool Room & Training Centre (CTTC) Bhubaneswar is launching its incubation services with a 3-day start-up bootcamp scheduled between the 16 - 18...
A delegation of senior officials from Board of Control for Cricket in India and State Cricket Associations, visited Germany from 28th of May to 4th of June, 2017 to get an insight into best practices in constructing and retrofitting sport stadiums with solar technology. The tour was organised by GIZ India. Members of the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) and high ranking officials from...
Technology has changed our lives drastically. Tablets, mobile phones, social platforms are results of revolutionary innovations developed by visionary innovators, some of them from start-ups who have grown to multinational companies such as Facebook. Incubators play an important role for start-ups to support their growth, provide advisory as well as access to technologies, mentors, investors, etc...
GIZ India has developed and launched a toolkit for Banks / Financial Institutions (FIs) to enable them identify and assess potential Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) risks and opportunities in their investments.  The Toolkit is an Excel based, easy to use and enables the banks and financial institutions to quickly identify and assess potential ESG risks, as well as opportunities to add...
In an effort to boost health protection for the poor and move towards the goal of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), the Indian Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) organised a one-day national workshop in New Delhi on 05 May on the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) – India’s national health insurance scheme.  The workshop invited officials from MoHFW, state government...
Max-Planck-India Mobility Grants (MPIMG) are travel grants by which cooperation between young Indian scientists and Max Planck Institutes is to be initiated. Scientists who are awarded these grants must spend a minimum of one month per year at a Max Planck Institute. The hosting Max Planck Institute will receive EUR 3,000 per year for four years out of MPG central funds to cover costs for travel...
The Kick-off-Workshop and inauguration of the Max Planck India Partner Group of Dr. Kamal P. Singh from IISER Mohali has attracted participants from Germany, USA, France and India.
The 6th Meeting of Indian Max Planck Partner Group Leaders took place at IISER Mohali from 3 to 5 March 2017; 20 Indian Partner Group Leaders have attended the meeting  and given talks which were also open to public; Professor Jan-Michael Rost, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden (Complex Systems - from Fundamentals to Sustainability) as well as...

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