The contribution of higher education institutions to innovation ecosystems

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SDG 9 aims to build resilient infrastructures, promote sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation. New technology and innovation are seen as key factors for further economic growth which generates employment and income. The session will focus on the objectives of SDG 9 with respect to the role of universities and colleges in the innovation ecosystem and their contribution to innovation. Experts will answer questions such as: How can industry-academia cooperation foster technological advancement? What are good practice models for technology transfer and its structures? How can entrepreneurship be integrated in teaching and learning?

Event Information

March 14, 2024, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

New Delhi
Organizer(s): DAAD Regional Office New Delhi


  • Dr. Shivam Yadav, Assistant Professor, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj
  • Prof. Dr Vinu Ravikrishnan, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • Prof. Dr. Debayan Sakar, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore
  • Aadishree Jamkhedkar, Head of Programmes, German Centre for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New Delhi, DAAD Regional Office New Delhi (Moderator)

This panel is a part of the conference ‘Innovation & Global Cooperation for Sustainability’.  The DWIH Team will be present with an info booth at this conference on this day. Meet us to know more about our activities.