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Reinventing India's Innovation System

Indian innovator Dwarka Prasad Chaurasia, 75, displays his innovative Cycle Boat as part of an exhibition by the National Innovation Foundation at the Vastrapur Lake in Ahmadabad, India, Jan. 22, 2007.
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Reinventing India's Innovation System

Media Feature, Science, Technology, and Globalization Project, Belfer Center

October 13, 2010

Related: Anil Gupta

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: Science, Technology, and Globalization; Science, Technology, and Public Policy


Professor Anil Gupta, India's widely acclaimed "The Innovation Guru," shared his experiences and engaged candidly with the audience at an event sponsored by the Science, Technology, and Globalization Project on October 4, 2010.

Gupta co-founded India's National Innovation Foundation (NIF, 2000, to make that country an innovative and creative society and a global leader in sustainable technologies. NIF has mobilized more than 140,000 innovations and traditional knowledge practices from all over India, the largest database of its kind anywhere.

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For Academic Citation:

Gupta, Anil. "Reinventing India's Innovation System." Science, Technology, and Globalization Project, Belfer Center, October 13, 2010.

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