Brainstorming: Climate Technology Innovation Centers

Brainstorming: Climate Technology Innovation Centers

First workshop in India brainstormed barriers, needs and opportunities of Climate Technology Innovation in India

infoDev's first workshop on Climate Technology Innovation Centers brought together over 50 leading stakeholders in India to brainstorm the barriers, needs and opportunities to Climate Technology Innovation in the country.

Stakeholders from a range of organizations attended the event including:

  • Moser Baer
  • GE
  • IBM
  • IFC
  • Indian Institute of Technology
  • Bureau of Energy Efficiency
  • New Ventures India
  • Acumen Fund
  • Applied Materials
  • India Angel Network
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • Ministry of Science and Technology
  • TERI
  • National Entrepreneurship Network
  • Tata Power
  • Peer Water Exchange

A news story by DFID about the event can be found here. For a more detailed summary of the outcomes of the workshop, please visit infoDev's Climate Technology Program website at www.infodev.org/climate in the following weeks.

The next steps of the program include a follow-up meeting with the stakeholders to review and discuss various concrete and practical interventions that might be included in an Climate Innovation Center Implementation Plan for India.


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