Open House

Sustaining and Scaling up Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Academia

March 22, 2024 | 10:00am | IIIT-Bangalore

IIIT-Bangalore is hosting its annual RISE (Research, Innovation, Society, and Entrepreneurship) Conclave on March 22, 2024

Theme of the conclave: “Sustaining and Scaling up Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Academia”

The objective of this one-day summit is bi-fold primarily to bring forth the opportunities and challenges of managing and scaling up innovation and startup activities on academic campuses. Also, this would be an opportunity to showcase the capabilities of IIIT-Banglaore to the external ecosystem.



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10:00 AM: Opening remarks by Dr. Lakshmi Jagannathan, CEO, Innovation Centre, IIIT-Bangalore
10:05 AM: Genesis and Objectives of RISE Conference by Prof. Srinath Srinivasa, Dean R&D, IIIT-Bangalore
10:10 AM: Welcome address by Prof. Debabrata Das, Director, IIIT-Bangalore
10:20 AM: Inaugural Address by Chandran Krishnan, Founder MD & CEO, Campus Angels
10:40 AM: Key Note Address by Uday Prabhu, Chief Innovation Officer Bosch Global Software Technologies Pvt Ltd
11:00 AM: Tea Break
11:15 AM: Panel Discussion on “Role of Corporates in Evangelizing Innovations in Academic Campus”
  • Dr. Rajagopalan, Professor, IIIT-Bangalore, Moderator
  • Sanjay Gopinath, Head -Accelerator /Startups Program, Math Works India Pvt Ltd
  • Khasim Syed Mohammed, Director of Engineering, Texas Instruments
  • Amit Chaterjee, Strategic and Startup Initiative, Intel
12:15 PM: Master class-“Building a Holistic Ecosystem for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Academic Campuses”– Prof.C.S.Murali, Chairman, Entrepreneurship Centre, IISc, Bangalore
1 PM: Lunch Break
2 PM: Fireside Chat-Dr.Lakshmi Jagannathan in conversation with Suhas – “Building a holistic ecosystem for Student entrepreneurship” – Suhas Gopinath, Founder & CEO, Globals Inc, Advisor, NSTEDB, DST, Govt of India
3:00 PM: Tea Break
3:15 PM: Campus Startup Showcase – powered by Campus Funds Anchored by Manjeesh, CAO, Campus Funds
4:15 PM: Concluding session and closing remarks

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