Stockholm Tech Fest, 2018
Since 2013, the Swedish startup ecosystem has been rather active amongst the global ecosystems of the world today and people everywhere are taking notice. The event this year shall consist of 14 tech conferences, 50+ Events and approximately 36,000 guests.
Principal Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister of India, Mr K VijayRaghavan will head up Invest India’s delegation of startups to Sweden during the Stockholm TechFest.
The event focusses on the following four sectors namely:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Machine Learning
- Virtual Reality
This year, a delegation of the following 10 startups representing the Indian Startup Ecosystem will be visiting Stockholm to attend the festival accompanied by the Director of the Department of Industrial policy & Promotion as well as representatives from the Startup India:
- Gmetri Studio Private Limited Technologies Private Limited
- Buildnext construction solutions private limited
- Waterquest Hydroresources Management India Private Limted
- Genexplore Diagnostics and Research Centre Private Limited
- Advergame Technologies Private Limited
- Pioctave Solutions Private Limited
- Locobuzz Solutions Private Limited
- Awidit Systems Private Limited
- Dimension NXG Private Limited
- Stylumia Intelligence Technology Private Limited
About Startup India:
Startup India is the Government of India’s flagship initiative. The action plan was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi on the 16th January, 2016. With over 400 million internet users, India is today the second largest startup ecosystem in the world. There are over 20,000 startups with 4 new startups being added everyday! These Indian startups have together created a cumulative value of approximately, $50 billion.
Key objectives of the Startup India Action Plan include, consolidating of the current ecosystem by bringing all stakeholders to a common platform, growing the ecosystem by stimulating others to join and lastly to facilitate stakeholders by providing them with handholding support in their journey from idea to enterprise.
About Professor K. VijayRaghavan
Professor K. VijayRaghavan is the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India and previously served as the Secretary of Department of Biotechnology (DBT). He has also held additional charge of Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Secretary, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and Secretary, Department of Health Research (DHR) at different periods during his tenure. He has a very distinguished record of being elected to numerous international bodies, notably as Fellow of Royal Society and US National Academy of Sciences. He is also a recipient of the Padma Shri, Infosys Prize and several other accolades.
An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Professor VijayRaghvan continued his post-doctoral work in the California Institute of Technology.
Agenda for the delegation
September 2nd: Dr. Vijay Raghvan, Principle Scientific Advisor to the Government of India will be speaking about the developments India is making.
September 3rd: The startup delegation along with representatives from Startup India will be a part of the India Pavilion at the showcase event on the 3rd September and would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding their products or the Indian Startup ecosystem.
September 4th: There will be a dedicated session at the Tech Safari event in the morning on “Why India Should be your next market” by SIBC member OTIVR @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM CEST Add to Calendar
LOCATION: EMBASSY | HOUSE MEDBORGARPLATSEN, 44, Folkungagatan, 118 26 Södermalm. Register here