Accelerated Commercialization of Technology and InnoVation

Workshops organized by AcceleratorIndia (UK) and Venture Center (India)

Date/Time & Location

  • September 27 & 28, 2010
  • 9am - 6pm
  • Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pune

Target Audience

  • Technology/IP managers and technology transfer professionals in R&D organizations
  • Managers of technology business incubator, preferably those hosted by R&D organizations
  • Managers of government programs supporting technology commercialization & new business creation

Key Take-aways

  • Understanding the processing taking high science to scientific enterprises
  • Learning from the Cambridge (UK) experience in building a robust ecosystem for technology commercialization


Keynote Speaker

Dr. S. Sivaram
Dr. Sivaram is the Director of NCL. He is a polymer chemist by training. His research career spans a wide variety of areas in polymer science including polymer synthesis, new and improved catalysts for polymerization, novel processes for monomers and formulated products for specific end applications. After obtaining his masterís degree in chemistry at IIT Kanpur in 1967, he moved to Purdue University, Indiana, USA for his PhD, where he associated with Professor Herbert C. Brown, Nobel Laureate. Subsequently, he spent a few years at the Institute of Polymer Science, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA working with Prof J.P. Kennedy as a Research Associate in the area of polymer chemistry. Before joining NCL in 1988 he was heading the Research Center at Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd. (IPCL), Vadodara.

ACTIV-TT (Sept 27 & 28, 2010) Photo Album