A workshop on “Understanding Science and Technology Based Startup Business Model Innovations” was conducted by UCOST, funded by NCSM, Kolkata under Spices Scheme on 19th Nov, 2016 in collaboration with SPECS, Dehradun.
During this occasion a first meeting of INNOVATION HUB at Regional Science Centre, Dehradun was organized. Following were the members of the innovation hub committee:
Dr Rajendra Dobhal, DG UCOST – Patron
Dr BP Purohit, Joint Director, UCOST – Chairman
Dr DP Uniyal, In-charge, RSC Dehradun – Member Secretary
Dr SS Negi, Former Director, IRDE (DRDO) – Member
Er Rakesh Oberoi, CMD, Oberoi Motors – Member
Dr Debashish Ghosh, Scientist, CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum – Member
Dr Brij Mohan Sharma, Society of Pollution and Environmental Conservation Scientists (SPECS) – Member
Committee has decided to invite innovative ideas on various S&T fields from students. Selected ideas will be awarded and supported further to materialise them and intellectual property right will be also be addressed. Idea counselling will be provided to the students by expert mentors of the fields. Committee was also agreed to take initiatives for innovation training programs at RSC Dehradun for students to promote innovation, creativity and interest in Science and technology. In this respect, committee decided to organize training program to prepare and repair LED bulbs at Innovation Hub of the centre.