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About the Workshop
University of Hyderabad, as one of the leading Universities in India gives more emphasis on research-based teaching. UoH, thus, attracts talented students from across the country for higher education at Masters' and PhD level. The University always encourages innovative ideas and research interests of all the students, faculty and research scholars. With the Schools of different science disciplines, the young minds of the University comes up with various inventions and innovative ideas during their study and research programs. However, most of the times, it ends at the doors of class room or research labs due to lack of proper orientation towards business methods and strategies.

With this in mind, we are planning to organize a workshop on Innovation and Entrepreneurship with main focus on training Masters’, PhD students, post-docs and young faculty of different disciplines on various business and scientific practices to be followed for a start-up firm and provide information on the support extended by the Government of India through various programs. This two-day workshop could harness the innovative young minds to become entrepreneurs of their own.

The topics to be introduced to the participants are, Indian Biotech/Life Sciences Sector - Government & Industry initiatives, addressing the gap between laboratories innovation and the market, Basics of Finance, Important aspects of legal & intellectual property rights, various regulations encompassing Indian industry, strategic alliances covering technology transfers and mergers & acquisitions, supply chain & risk management strategies, business communication, product management, market research, sales & marketing. This brief introduction and the direct interaction with the GoI program coordinators and Venture advisors would provide a way forward for the students and research scholars to think more about business start-ups and strategize the conversion of their laboratory ideas to industrial products.

Registration fee: Rs.200 for Masters’ students, Rs.500 for PhDs and PDFs, Rs.1000 for faculty.
The last date for registration is 31-Aug-2016
Please submit the registration form at Room: S-65, School of Life sciences, South campus, University of Hyderabad.

For any details, please contact: N. Prakash Prabhu, Assistant Professor, School of Life sciences, University of Hyderabad. (nppsl.uohyd@gmail.com)