SME Innovation and Technology Cooperation

The Fireside chat with experts from Germany and India seeks to clearly set the focus and attention on the structure of the SMEs in both countries, the imperative as well as challenges they face in forging a collaboration, and a pragmatic yet sustainable way forward. Experts will share insights, experiences, and suggestions on how we can leverage the strengths of this industry segment and their entrepreneurial spirit which can impact economic growth in a very major way.

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Fireside Chat - SME Innovation and Technology Cooperation

Fireside Chat - SME Innovation and Technology Cooperation

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Dr. Rainer Frietsch

Head of the Competence Centre “Innovation and Knowledge Economy”, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI)

Dr. Frietsch completed his PhD in economics at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). His work focuses majorly on knowledge and technology transfer and science-industry collaboration.

Prof. Rishikesha T Krishnan

Director, Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru

Prof. Krishnan was educated at IIT Kanpur, Stanford University and IIM Ahmedabad. His main areas of interest are strategy and innovation.


Anandi Iyer

Director, Fraunhofer Office India


Event Information

April 26, 2022, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Organizer(s): DWIH New Delhi, Fraunhofer Office India