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SRiX, Cranfield Varsity signs agreement to aid India, British start-up entrepreneurs access to new business development

Hyderabad, Jan 10 (UNI) Emergent Tech Business Incubator SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX) in Telangana, and UK-based Cranfield University have signed a collaborative agreement to provide British and Indian start-up entrepreneurs access to new business development and academic expertise.

Under the agreement, a 10-week immersion programme is being developed with Indian start-up companies mentored in the UK by leading Cranfield academics, a release said here on Thursday.

Both organisations aim to leverage experience in industry partnerships, applied research projects, business education and entrepreneurial development programmes.

The partnership extends knowledge exchange, between experts from Cranfield visiting SRiX to conduct learning sessions focused on manufacturing excellence.

Cranfield will also support SRiX to design innovation programmes for corporate clients in the manufacturing sector.

SRiX CEO, Sreedevi Devireddy, said This is part of our strategic steps to build partnerships and leverage globally known academia and industry leader’s knowledge to help SRiX incubatee grow.

SRiX will also play the role of an anchor organization for Cranfield University’s initiatives in Telangana. Such partnerships have the potential to lead to many positive network effects, which make a useful building block for nurturing entrepreneurial eco-system in Tier-2 cities, Sreedevi added.

Cranfield University Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) Professor Simon Pollard, said This agreement will further enhance our strong links in India and will enable to share our academic expertise, particularly within the manufacturing sector.

Launched in Warangal city in Telangana on March 2018 and founded by A. Varadha Reddy and A. Madhukar Reddy of the well-known SR Education group (Warangal), SRiX is supported by the Department of Science and Technology (government of India).

Less than a year old, SRiX is host to 24 promising startups from across the country, building innovative products using hardware and software technologies such as IoT, AI, VR/AR and Data Analytics. SRiX focuses in strategic areas of Agriculture, Healthcare, Environment and Education.

The centre is equipped with IoT & ESDM CoE, MakerSpace, 3D prototyping zone, Fabrication Zone and AI & ML software innovation lab.
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16 Feb 2019 | 4:04 PM

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Germany's Steinbeis signs MoUs various for Technology Transfer in India

16 Feb 2019 | 3:48 PM

New Delhi, Feb 16 (UNI) With an aim to implement the German model of Innovation and technology
transfer and help the MSME sector grow in India, Steinbeis Centre for Technology Transfer, Germany signed MoUs with UKSDM (Uttarakhand Skill Development Mission) for setting up Dual TVET Studies Centre in
Uttarakhand, a statement here said.

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Pulwama attack: Trade body announces bandh in 18 states on Feb 18

16 Feb 2019 | 3:47 PM

New Delhi, Feb 16 (UNI) Confederation of All India Traders on Saturday announced that most of the states will observe Trade Bandh on February 18 to depict their solidarity with nation, government and the bereaved families of the martyrs'.

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16 Feb 2019 | 3:46 PM

Ahmedabad, Feb 16 (UNI) The Ahmedabad commodities market like Gur, Grain, Sugar, Cotton, Oil, Bullion and others remained closed on Saturday in view of a bandh call given by all the Market yards.

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