Two events with India-based partners explored the recent history and future of Indian business and biotechnology. These events, held in February 2012, are part of our ongoing work on risk, uncertainty and technology in India.
Seminar: Biotechnology in Bangalore
“Biotechnology in Bangalore: Past Experiences, Future Trajectories” was a half-day seminar to reflect on the changing biotech sector in Bangalore over the past decade and to analyse important policy changes.
- Seminar event page
- Ian Scoones blog: Biotech business in Bangalore: a decade of hype and hope?
- Ian Scoones blog: Getting hotter: regulating biotechnology in India
Conference: Risk, Competitiveness and Sustainability
A two-day conference challenging companies in India to embrace ‘sustainable’ business models in order to effectively meet business, social and environmental risks.
Both events were run in collaboration with the Center for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, and sponsored through a grant from the UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI).