DST-CII India-Italy Technology Summit 2018

CII in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, hosted the 24th consecutive edition of Technology Summit from 29 - 30 October 2018 in New Delhi. Italy was the Country Partner in the 2018 edition of the Technology Summit.

Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India and H.E. Giuseppe Conte, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Italy graced the Summit, along with powerful government, industry and business delegations from both countries.

The sectors in focus of the Summit were Renewable, Cleantech, ICT, Healthcare, Aerospace, Education and Cultural Heritage.

There was a high-level delegation from Italy comprising experts from government and industry at the Summit who engaged in B2B, B2G and G2G dialogues on technology in diverse sectors. Along with this, there was also an exposition on innovative technologies.   

Knowledge Resources
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"Both India and Italy are Going Through Transformations and Cooperation between the Two Economies is Vital": Dr. Michele Geraci, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economic Development
"The Top Universities are Extremely Willing to Collaborate with India": Prof Antonio Capone, Professor, Politecnico di Milano
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A Global Approach for a Global Disease: Italy-India to Outsmart Cancer - Perspective by Prof Marco Foiani, Scientific Director, Institute of Molecular Oncology
A New Exploration of the Universe - Tech Talk by Prof Marica Branchesi, Astrophysicist, Gran Sasso Science Institute, National Institute of Nuclear Physics
Activities of the Italian Space Agency - Perspective by Prof. Roberto Battiston, President, Italian Space Agency
An Overview of the Flourishing Sectors of Italy - Perspective by Dr Cristiano Radaelli, Vice President Vicarius, Anitec-Assinform
Artificial Touch: from Bionic Hand Prostheses to Telepresence in Healthcare 4.0 - Tech Talk by Dr Calogero M Oddo, Head, Neuro-Robotic Touch Laboratory, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
Association of Dental Industry and Trade of India (ADITI) - an Overview by Shammi Gumbhir, National Secretary, ADITI
Automotive Electronics - Presentation by Giovanni Pecorari, Export Manager, CF3000
Big Data Challenges - Views by Dr Riccardo Smareglia, Head, ICT and Science Data Management Office, Italian National Institute of Astrophysics
Biography of Objects - Dialogue between Egyptology and Sciences: Perspective by Christian Greco, Director, Fondazione Museo Delle Antichita Egizie
Can We Regenerate the Human Body? - Tech Talk by Prof Mauro Giacca, Director General, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Clean Technology - a Decomar Perspective by Davide Benedetti, President & General Manager, Decomar
Clean Technology - Session Wrap up by Arun Bhalla, Consultant, Dalmia Bharat Cement
Cleantech in Energy, Environment, Food, Water, Transportation and Mobility - Perspective by Dr Suddhasatwa Basu, Director, CSIR-Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology
Collaboration between IIT Delhi and Italy in the areas of Design, Technical Textiles and Sensors - Perspective by Prof V Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi
Collaboration between India and Italy in the Power Sector: Lamberto Dai Pra, Head Africa, Asia and Oceania, Enel Green Power
Collaboration between India and Italy in Vocational Training - Perspective by Dr Cesare Saccani, Chairman, Indo Italian Chamber of Commerce
Collaboration Opportunities between India and Italy in ICT: Views by Dr Lovneesh Chanana, Vice President (Digital Government), SAP India
Conservation and Restoration of Pompei - Views by Prof. Massimo Osanna, DG, Archeological Park of Pompei, University of Naples
Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Perspective by Ratish Nanda, Conservation Architect and CEO, Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Cooperation between India and Italy - The Industry Perspective shared by Rakesh Bharti Mittal, President, CII
Cultural Heritage through the Eyes of a Science Museum - Views by Dr. Michele Lanzinger, CEO, Muse Science Museum - Trento
Digital Hampi: Preserving Indian Cultural Heritage - Tech Talk by Prof Vijay Chandru, CEO & Managing Director, Strand Life Sciences
Digital Preservation of Heritage in India from the Viewpoint of a Start-up by Dr Anupama Mallik, CEO, Vizara Technologies
Digital Signal Intelligence - Perspective by Dr. Luigi Raschella, Vice President & Chief Representative India, Elettronica S.P.A.
Driving a Technological Renaissance - Tech Talk by Dr. Gopichand Katragadda, Chairman, CII National Committee on Technology
DST- CII India - Italy Technology Summit - Presentation
DST- CII India - Italy Technology Summit: Theme Paper
Economic and Industrial Cooperation between India and Italy - Perspective by Giulio Pedrollo, Vice President, Confindustria
Energy Carriers and Storage Solution - Perspective by Dr Luigi Crema, Head of ARES-Applied Research on Energy Systems, Research Unit, Fondazione Bruno Kessler
Energy Efficiency - Perspective by Prof Prakash Chandra Ghosh, Professor, Department of Energy Science & Engineering, IIT Bombay
Environmentally Sustainable Solutions for treatment of Hospital Waste - Perspective by Andrea Bascucci, Owner & CEO, Newster Systems SRL
Food and Customer Experience - Presentation by Jean-Claude Morel, Partner & GM, Bizdev
Furthering Bilateral Ties between India and Italy in Science, Technology and Innovation: Perspective by Vincenzo De Luca, Director General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Global Anti-Biotic Resistance Crisis - Perspective by Dr Anil Koul, Director, CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology
Healthcare - Session Wrap up by Dr. Naresh Trehan, Chairman, CII Healthcare Council & Chairman & Managing Director, Medanta-The Medicity
How Can ICT Improve Transportation? Views by Dr Angelo Petrosillo, Vice President for International Affairs, Mermec
How Technology Can Increase the Visitor Engagement in Cultural Heritage - Perspective by Prof Andrea Rurale, Director, International Program in Arts Management, Bocconi University
How University Programs Can Improve Collaboration in Technology Transfer and Foster Innovation Based Research Results - Perspective by Prof Emilio Paolucci, Italian Network of Technology Transfer Offices, Universities and Public Research Organizations, Politecnico di Torino
Hygiene and Sanitation Solutions for Women Shared by Archit Agarwal, Co-founder, Sanfe
ICT: Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Data Science - Session Closure by Ambassador Kanwal Sibal
ICT: Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Data Science - Session Introduction by Ambassador Kanwal Sibal, Chairman, CII Task Force on Cyber Security & Former Foreign Secretary to Government of India
India - Italy Business Cooperation: Session Closure by S K Varshney, Adviser & Head-International Bilateral Cooperation, Department of Science & Technology
India - Italy Collaboration in Cleantech: Perspective by Arun Bhalla, Consultant, Dalmia Bharat Cement
India - Italy Collaboration in Energy Efficiency - Perspective by Andrea Guderzo, General Manager, Clivet Mideast Fzco
India - Italy Collaboration in Higher Education: Perspective Shared by Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, Additional Secretary, Department of Higher Education; Ministry of Human Resource Development
India - Italy Cooperation in Key Sectors - An Industry Perspective shared by M S Unnikrishnan, Managing Director & CEO, Thermax
India - Italy Technology Summit 2018 - Introduction of the Summit by Dr. Gopichand Katragadda, Chairman, CII National Committee on Technology
India and Italy Are Working Together in Energy, Railways and Healthcare and New Partnership Possibilities Are Being Explored: H.E. Giuseppe Conte, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Italy
India and Italy Can Work Together to Conduct High Quality Research to Impact the Lives of Citizens and the Society at Large: Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India
India-Italy Collaboration Prospects in Aerospace: a Panel Discussion
India-Italy Science, Technology and Innovation Collaborations - Achievements and Potential by Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, DST
India-Italy Tech Leadership Round Table (Cosed-door)
Industrial PhD Program in Italy - Perspective by Prof Luca Beverina, Working Group on Industrial PhD University of Milano-Bicocca
Innovation in Energy Technology - Secure Meters Perspective by Rajesh Nimare, Chief Technology Officer, Secure Meters
Integration of Renewable Energy in the Italian Power System - Dr Luciano Martini, Mission Innovation-Smart Grids, Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico
Italian Business Cooperation - Opportunities and Challenges by Piergiorgio Borgogelli, CEO and Director General, Italian Trade Agency
Italian Centre of Excellence for Cancer Research and Treatment - Overview by Luca Battistelli, Deputy Manager of Grant and Technology Transfer Office, IRIRST
Italian Dental Industry Association - Overview by Gianfranco Berrutti, Vice President, UNIDI
Italy and India: New Perspective and Cooperation in the Dental Field by Gianfranco Berrutti, Vice President, Italian Dental Industries
Key Areas of Partnership for India and Italy - Perspective by Giulio Pedrollo, Vice President, Confindustria
Key Recommendations for Enhancing Cooperation in Science & Technology between India - Italy by Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, DST
Laser Cleaning Application for Cultural Heritage Surfaces Highlighted by Dr. Shobha Supekar, Director, Shri Manilal Nanavati Vocational Training Institute
Lighting up Cultural Heritage Buildings - A Manufacturer's Perspective by Alex Montanari, Regional Director Asia, Iguzzini
Linking Italian Technology with Potential Indian Partners - Perspective by Alessandro Durante, Director, External and International Relations, Anima Association
Moving Towards a Low Carbon Economy - Perspective by Prof Teodoro Valente, Deputy Rector for Research Innovation and Technology Transfer, Rome University La Sapienza
National CSR Summit 2018 - Proceedings
National Institute of Biologicals - an Overview by Dr Reba Chhabra, Head-Quality Control Diagnostics, National Institute of Biologicals
Need for Collaboration in the Renewable Energy Sector: Views by Massimo Beccarello, Deputy Director Industrial Policy, Confindustria
Opportunities in India - an Investor's Perspective by Dr Riccardo Monti, President, Italferr S.p.A
Partnership between India and Italy in Academia and Research - Current Scenario and Road Ahead: Perspective by Raimondo De Cardona, Diplomatic Advisor to the Italian Minister of Education and Research
Past and Future, Art and Technology: Tech Talk by Dr. Alessandro Zanini, President, Assorestauro
Preservation of Cultural Heritage in India and Italy - Session Introduction by Tarana Sawhney, Chairperson, CII Task Force on Art & Culture & Member, Foundation of Indian Contemporary Art
Preserving the Cultural Heritage Sites in India - Views by Kiran Nadar, Chairperson, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art
Preserving, Keeping and Transferring Cultural Heritage to the Future: Focus on Restoration and Archaeology of the Anfiteatro Flavio by Dr. Francesca Brancaccio, Director, B5 Srl
R&D in Renewable Energy - Perspective by Prof Vikram Kumar, Professor, IIT, Delhi
Recommendations for Enhancing Collaboration between India-Italy in the Education Sector - Perspective by Dr Aseem Chauhan, Additional President and Chancellor, Amity University
Recommendations for Strengthening the Cybersecurity Ecosystem by Brijesh Datta, Executive Vice President & CISO, Reliance Jio Infocomm
Renewable Energy - Session Summary by Sanjaya Singhal
Renewable Energy in India - Perspective by Dr P C Maithani, Adviser, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy: Session Introduction by Sanjaya Singhal, Chairman, Secure Meters
Role of E-infrastructure in Driving Research, Innovation and Development: Perspective by Dr Alberto Masoni, Research Director, National Institute of Nuclear Physics, Milan
Smart Cities, Technology and Smart Heritage - Perspective by Nerupama Y Modwel, Head, Intangible Cultural Heritage Division, Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage
Strengthening India - Italy Economic and Industrial Partnership - Perspective by Shreekant Somany, Chairman, CII MSME Council
Strengthening the Healthcare Ecosystem - Perspective by Dr. Shubnum Singh, Director, Medical Education, Medical Research & Advisor, Max Healthcare Institute Ltd.
Suggestions for Enhancing Partnership between India and Italy in Education - Perspective by Prof Teodoro Valente, Deputy Rector for Research Innovation and Technology Transfer, Rome University La Sapienza
Synergy between India and Italy in Education: Perspective by Dr B V R Mohan Reddy, Co-chairman, CII Education Council
Technological Advancements in Robotics - Perspective by Dr. Calogero M. Oddo, Head, Neuro-Robotic Touch Laboratory, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
Technology for Harnessing Renewable Energy - Perspective by Dr Gianluigi Angelantoni, Sole Director, Angelantoni Industrie S.r.l. & President, Archimede Solar Energy
Technology for Water Recycling - Presentation by Stefano Sommariva, Founder and Vice President, Purity SRL
Technology Summit 2018 Will Provide the Opportunity to Explore Innovative Mechanisms to Convert Knowledge Creation to Wealth Generation: Dr. Harsh Vardhan
The Contribution of DRDO on India's Defence Landscape: Perspective by Dr S Guruprasad, Outstanding Scientist ‘H’ & Director General (PC & SI), DRDO
The Cultural Heritage of Italy: Views by Alessandro Zanini, President, Assorestauro
The Promise of Biotechnology for Global Development - Perspective by Prof Mauro Giacca, Director General, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
The Utility of Graphene - Views Shared by Dr Giulio Cesareo, President & CEO, Directa Plus
There is Immense Potential for India and Italy to Work Together: Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Government of India
University Consortium for Nation-wide Technological Progress - Perspective by Dr. David Vannozzi, Director General, Inter-university Consortium
Using the Technology Summit 2018 as a Platform to Promote Long Term Partnership between India and Italy: Vincenzo De Luca, Director General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Valedictory Session of the India – Italy Technology Summit 2018: Introduction by Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII
Value-Conscious Innovations - Tech Talk by Dr Balram Bhargava, Secretary, Department of Health Research & DG, Indian Council of Medical Research
Welcome to Graphene Age - Tech Talk by Dr Giulio Giuseppe Cesareo, President & CEO, Directa Plus
Working Models around Collaboration in Higher Education - Perspective by Vijay Chadda, CEO, Bharti Foundation
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