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Innovation in Biotechnology: Ethical and Regulatory Challenges
Apr 08, 2021

Innovation in Biotechnology: Ethical and Regulatory Challenges

This brief analyses the regulatory, security and ethical challenges facing states and the international community regarding emerging technologies in biotechnology, focusing on the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing system and artificial gene synthesis. It highlights the inadequacy of current mechanisms such as export control regimes to regulate these emerging technologies because of a fundamental shift in the nature of challenges posed and an altered globa

Innovation: Key to become ‘aatmnirbhar’ in the defence sector
Apr 10, 2021

Innovation: Key to become ‘aatmnirbhar’ in the defence sector

Defence innovation, driven by the government — primarily though funding and hand holding — but executed by the private industry will bring togethe

Artificial imagination: Balancing innovation and rights in the era of generative AI
Mar 04, 2024

Artificial imagination: Balancing innovation and rights in the era of generative AI

Generative AI's impact on creative industries is unfolding through economic shifts and legal challenges, affecting job markets and redefining artistic

Balancing innovation and employment
Nov 09, 2015

Balancing innovation and employment

India is strategically investing in manufacturing and industrialisation or more accurately reversing what has been called a "premature de-industrialization". However, while precision manufacture will create value, it will not create jobs, certainly not as many as India needs.

Budget 2022: Enabling finance for green growth and innovation
Jan 28, 2022

Budget 2022: Enabling finance for green growth and innovation

Budget 2022 could be a turning point for India in achieving its climate ambitions if adequate steps are taken to improve investments and innovation in

Building “Innovation Connect” between India and Australia
May 15, 2019

Building “Innovation Connect” between India and Australia

Both India and Australia can work together and be partners in development to create solutions for the world. Communication, collaboration and consiste

Case for R&D in Climate Tech Innovation: जलवायु प्रोद्योगिकी नवाचार में अनुसंधान और विकास के मायने
Jul 26, 2023

Case for R&D in Climate Tech Innovation: जलवायु प्रोद्योगिकी नवाचार में अनुसंधान और विकास के मायने

सरकार, निवेशकों, संस्थाओं एवं उद्यमियों की तरफ से एकसाथ म�

China’s innovation boom: Lessons for India
Nov 08, 2017

China’s innovation boom: Lessons for India

China’s most fascinating online experiments are taking place beyond the borders of its traditional technology sector.

Data-centric innovation and digitalisation will catalyse India’s growth
Oct 29, 2020

Data-centric innovation and digitalisation will catalyse India’s growth

India’s strength lies in its large population, growing economy, pace of digital adoption and core tech competencies supported by a robust tech ecosy

Democratising Technology for the Next Six Billion: India’s ‘Digital Public Goods’ Innovation
Nov 16, 2021

Democratising Technology for the Next Six Billion: India’s ‘Digital Public Goods’ Innovation

Access to, and development of indigenous digital platforms and cutting-edge technologies is imperative for robust socio-economic development and national security. In turn, such process needs to be democratised, and undertaken in a sustainable manner. India is a first mover in this novel idea of democratising technology and developing Digital Public Goods. Operationalised in the digital infrastructure called India Stack, India’s strategy aims t

Global Innovation Index 2019: Key takeaways for India
Aug 30, 2019

Global Innovation Index 2019: Key takeaways for India

A proper understanding of India’s thriving R&D services industry and its impact on national innovation capability needs to be developed.

Green Bonds: The latest innovation in climate finance
May 12, 2014

Green Bonds: The latest innovation in climate finance

India spends over 2.6 per cent of its GDP to deal with challenges of climate change. Still, resource scarcity and other priorities make it a challenge to find matching financial resources for mitigating climate change. Green Bonds have the potential to significantly change the climate change landscape of India.

India will be one of top 5 global pharma innovation hubs
Mar 18, 2009

India will be one of top 5 global pharma innovation hubs

The global economic slowdown presents an opportunity for the Indian industry to work on low cost medicines

India’s bid to kickstart innovation ecosystem in SCO
Jun 15, 2023

India’s bid to kickstart innovation ecosystem in SCO

India has accumulated valuable expertise in navigating complex markets, which can be shared to help startups in SCO countries.

India’s Innovation Ecosystem: Mapping the Trends
Feb 08, 2021

India’s Innovation Ecosystem: Mapping the Trends

The integration of Science, Technology and Innovation goals into national policies helps achieve sustained economic and social development. This brief examines the key parameters that govern the global and Indian innovation ecosystems: research investment, education policy, researcher density, publication output, number of patents registered, and the startup environment. It finds that certain elements are crucial in developing a robust strategic

Investing in materials innovation is investing in India’s future
Apr 23, 2021

Investing in materials innovation is investing in India’s future

An in-depth focus on materials science must be part of India’s innovation strategy to fuel core economic sectors and frontier sectors that will driv

Mann Ki Baat: Innovation in Indian policymaking
Sep 19, 2017

Mann Ki Baat: Innovation in Indian policymaking

Governments are architects designing our range of choices and social environment. Using formal behavioural science towards design, they can craft smar

More innovation required for green bonds
Oct 29, 2018

More innovation required for green bonds

India in the past few years has seen over-subscription of green bonds. This shows that there are high levels of interest in the issuance of green bond

Nasal Drug Delivery: A Life Altering Innovation
Sep 30, 2022

Nasal Drug Delivery: A Life Altering Innovation

As a simple, fast, reliable, and practical drug delivery vehicle, the nasal platform offers unmatched efficacy.

Repurposing innovations: Learning from Bangladesh’s rapid response to the pandemic
Oct 09, 2020

Repurposing innovations: Learning from Bangladesh’s rapid response to the pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic was a new threat that demanded fast decision-making, innovations, flexibility, and a new way of “doing” government.

Tech for All: Access, rights, and innovation moving forward
Oct 12, 2020

Tech for All: Access, rights, and innovation moving forward

Digital technologies are quickly becoming an everyday necessity. What can we do to bridge this gap of inequality and establish digital technology as a

Technology and Climate Change: Innovation and Partnerships for Transformational Change
Sep 13, 2023

Technology and Climate Change: Innovation and Partnerships for Transformational Change

The world is facing a climate-change challenge that requires nothing short of atechnological revolution to address. Yet the current patterns of technology development anddiffusions are not transformative enough; nor are they happening at a pace, rapid enough.Actions at multiple levels engaging different actors are needed to reduce emissions whilemeeting the developmental needs of the global south. This paper summarises the mostinnovative ideas sh

The case for R&D in climate tech innovation
Nov 07, 2022

The case for R&D in climate tech innovation

A combined push from government, investors, corporations, and entrepreneurs will provide opportunity for R&D climate tech start-ups to scale up their

The M‒Pesa phenomenon: Disruptions and innovations
Oct 10, 2019

The M‒Pesa phenomenon: Disruptions and innovations

As the M‒Pesa phenomenon integrates itself into the economies of East and Central Africa, the region should prepare for both benefits and disruption

The networked K-12 school — the next big idea in disruptive ed-tech innovation
Sep 24, 2018

The networked K-12 school — the next big idea in disruptive ed-tech innovation

Online mentoring, volunteering and expert networks have the real potential to diversify even students' weak tie networks which can lead to new oppor

The paradox of innovation and trust in Artificial Intelligence
Feb 22, 2024

The paradox of innovation and trust in Artificial Intelligence

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) under increasing regulatory scrutiny, there is a concerted effort to dissect the dualistic nature of this technology

Towards a malnutrition-free India: Best practices and innovations from POSHAN Abhiyaan
Mar 13, 2020

Towards a malnutrition-free India: Best practices and innovations from POSHAN Abhiyaan

While India’s malnutrition rates have dropped dramatically, the country is still home to the largest number of stunted and wasted children in the world. Owing to the cultural and geographical variance across states, combatting malnutrition requires a granular approach. POSHAN Abhiyaan, the government’s national nutrition mission launched in 2017, aims to provide a convergence mechanism for the country’s response to malnutrition. This specia