Sunday, 16 June 2024

Peoples’ Festival of Innovations PFI 2023 opens 2nd year, calling for Deep-Science and Grassroots Innovations

For addressing needs across healthcare, agriculture & animal health, farming machinery, natural resource management, environment & clean energy sectors

The People’s Festival of Innovations, a celebration of India’s innovative spirit, conceptualised, curated and mentored by doyens of the country’s innovation landscape and organised as an annual initiative by C-CAMP (Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms) and GIAN (Grassroots Innovations Augmentation Network) is announcing its second edition.

After a fantastic kick-off in 2022, this much-awaited festival has is bringing PFI 2023, themed as Scaling Innovations: From Idea to Impact. It is returning to India International Centre, New Delhi from Nov 28th to Dec 2nd, 2023.

PFI 2023 is envisaged as an exciting science innovation platform for both Deep Tech and Grassroots innovations addressing needs across healthcare, agriculture & animal health, farming machinery, natural resource management, environment & clean energy sectors. It will bring together innovators and various stakeholders from the national and global innovation ecosystem presenting a unique opportunity to showcase, accelerate, and amplify up scale and impact of breakthrough ideas.  

The festival is curated by visionaries like Dr Renu Swarup, Former Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India; Prof. Anil Gupta, Founder, Honey Bee Network, SRISTI, GIAN and NIF, Visiting Faculty, IIMA & Niper-A, Academy Professor, ACSIR; Dr Swati Basu, Former Scientific Secretary, Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Govt of India and Dr Taslimarif Saiyed, Director-CEO of C-CAMP.

Innovators will get the opportunity to interact and network with leading Investors & Investment Networks, International and National Health Agencies, National Public Health Departments and agencies, Embassies, Regulatory and Policy Experts and Technical Experts.

Curated sessions for innovators will include Innovation Showcase, one-on-one sessions with experts, dialogues for scaling innovations and market deployment and networking sessions for building partnerships. 

Published on : 06th September, 2023