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DBT holds roundtable in Berlin

24 October 2018 | News

The meeting was organized by the Program Management Unit of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council. Government of India and was held on the sidelines of the Annual Grand Challenges Meeting 2018.

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A roundtable meeting was held entitled "Innovate in India" in Berlin. Development partners, donors and representatives of multilateral organizations explored collaborations to innovate in India.

According to a statement, the meeting was organized by the Program Management Unit of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council. Government of India and was held on the sidelines of the Annual Grand Challenges Meeting 2018.

The meeting saw participation from agencies/organizations such as Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), United State Agency for International Development (USAID), Wellcome Trust and Grand Challenges Canada among others.

Dr. Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology said "In the past two decades, we have made major advances in Science and Technology which have transformed the lives of millions in the country.

As India aspires to become a global leader in research and development, it will be important to continue to foster collaborations between countries and interested donor agencies to achieve common goals, " reported UNI.

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