Future Science and Technology in India

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“India’s strength in frugal engineering and extremely affordable innovations is becoming known internationally. Indian scientists and engineers should leverage this strength to play a more prominent role in addressing problems that affect all countries of the world.” Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India

“Our internal research centres in Grenoble, France, San Francisco, Toronto, New York work on new ideas and innovations like linguistics, machine learning, biomedical sciences, renewable energy, anthropology, natural language search, workflow automation, digital imaging, service science and printing systems. Our newest addition, the Xerox India Innovation Hub in Chennai was inaugurated in March 2010. It will focus on services innovation, especially in specific needs for the emerging markets.” Sophie Vandebroek, Global CTO & President - Innovation Group, Xerox

“India has evolved into one of the world's leading technology centres.” Craig Barrett, Former Chairman,Intel Corporation

“India has a fantastic pool of software professionals. The world needs to benefit from this.” Bill Gates, Chairman, Microsoft Corporation

“Our scientists have helped shrink the new product development cycle in every business area that GE is in.” Guillermo Wille, Managing Director, John F Welsh Technology Center – India

“The ESA-ISRO collaboration on Chandrayaan-1 is a new opportunity for Europe to expand its competence in lunar science while tightening  the long-standing relationship with India – an ever stronger  space power.” David Southwood, Director of Science and Robotic Exploration, ESA

"The data sale is merely 8% of ISRO's revenue. The big money remains in the area of launch services and leasing out of transponders. Since 1999 when Antrix first launched a third party satellite along with ISRO’s own to earn a few dollars more — by sending 110 kg South Korean Kistsat-3 and 45 kg DLR-Tubsat of Germany—it has launched over 22 small and big foreign satellites,...
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