Research Connect Forum was held on 17 October co-hosted by Elsevier and IIT Gandhinagar in IIT Gandhinagar campus. The Theme of the event was Research Collaboration: Impact on Innovation & Economic Development.
The forum discussed and deliberated on various topics as evolving expectations for universities, research collaboration, artificial intelligence in research and innovation, importance of research data in economic development & university rankings, strategies & practices to build a world-class research university, industry-academic collaboration, IPR in research and innovation, etc. The one-day conference brought together over 75 academicians, industry representatives and research administrators from the state and South Asia region to explore and deliberate on ways to promote research and research collaborations between academics and industry.
Mr Subhayou Nayak, Associate Director – Client Relations, QS I·GAUGE, India was invited as a speaker on the panel Research & Innovation as Drivers of Institutional Rating & Ranking. The panel was chaired by Dr Anders Karlsson, Vice President, Global Strategic Network, Elsevier. Other panelists include Dr Ajit Motwani, Head Development office, IIM-Ahmedabad, Prof (Dr) P N Tekwani, Director of Research & Innovation, Nirma University and Prof A Vahid Hasmani, Coordinator – IQAC, Sardar Patel University.
Source: Indian Education Diary. Read full article here