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Webinar on “Opportunities and challenges in translational research – its relevance to India of tomorrow”

June 9, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


The Technology Transfer Office of KIIT-TBI invites you for the webinar on “Opportunities and challenges in translational research – its relevance to India of tomorrow” by Prof. V Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi.

For Whom: Open for all, especially targeted to the faculty & researchers of the Eastern and North Eastern India

Registration Link: http://bit.ly/Trans-Research


  1. What mindset is required to carry out the translational research?
  2. How to see opportunities for translational research?
  3. Translational Research: opportunities in India for India
  4. Why translational research teams are mostly multi-disciplinary and why is it important?
  5. When can the technology from Translational research be licensed to industry or a startup?
  6. How to work with industry and bring out the best in your technology for public good?
  7. How to overcome the challenges during the translational research?

About the Speaker

Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao is the current Director of IIT Delhi. Before joining IIT Delhi in April 2016, Dr. Rao served as a P. K. Kelkar Chair Professor for Nanotechnology in the Department of Electrical Engineering and as the Chief Investigator for the Centre of Excellence in Nanoelectronics project at IIT Bombay.

Prof. Rao has over 475 research publications in the area of nano-scale devices and Nanoelectronics and is an inventor on 48 patents and patent applications, which include 17 issued US patents. Thirteen of his patents have been licensed to industries for commercialization. Prof. Rao is a co-founder of two deep technology startups at IIT Bombay (Nanosniff and Soilsens) which are developing products of relevance to the Society.


June 9, 2021
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM