The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), a Public Sector Undertaking under the aegis of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India organized its 5th Innovators Meet at the Mapple Emerald, New Delhi.
The two-day event which is a part of BIRAC's continuous efforts to foster innovation and entrepreneurship started on September 22, 2016 (Thursday) and continues till September 23, 2016 (Friday).
The theme of discussion at the meet is ‘Biotech Innovation Ecosystem - Strategizing the Next Leap'. The event was attended by Chief Guest Hon'ble Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Guest of Honour, Hon'ble Minister of State (MoS), Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Shri YS Chowdary.
There were over 350 participants including Mr. Yigal Erlich, The Yozma Group and Dr. Sarvajna Dwivedi, Global TiE from Silicon Valley and many other Senior Policy Makers, Industrialists, Startups and Entrepreneurs.
Day 1 of the meet started with an open session between high-level investors and innovators. An Innovation Market place featuring 25 innovators was held followed by the Inaugural session.