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Event: R&D in Publicly-Funded Labs In India -by Sourav Pal, Directory NCL

National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, is one of the top R&D institutions in the country. With approximately 200 scientific staff working here, it is an interdisciplinary research center with wide research scope and specializes in polymer science, organic chemistry, catalysis, materials chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemical sciences and process development. It houses good infrastructure for measurement science […]

Overview of Function Space (@fspace314), Pune’s “Facebook for Science”

FirstPost has an good overview of Function Space – Pune’s Science Social Network, the startup founded by Pune’s Adit Gupta, Sakshi Majumdar, and Sumit Maniyar, and that was recently funded by Nexus Venture Partners. How did Function Space get started? The venture, started in April 2013, was conceived as a sort of Facebook for science […]

Pune-based Sci/Math Learning Platform @FunctionSpace get funding from @NexusVP

(Sorry, this news is being posted here a little late; I was on vacation when this news broke, and decided that a late update is better than no update at all.) Pune-based Function Space, an online “social” platform for learning science and maths has recently raised seed funding from Nexus Venture Partners. Function Space is […]

National Science Day at IUCAA with demos, talks, Q&A, experiments – 28 Feb

What – Open day at IUCAA with science made interesting for kids and adults IUCAA is the Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, and is housed in University of Pune. On 28th Feb, on the occasion of science day, they have organized a full day of various interesting sessions for people to see. For free. […]

8 Tech Events in Pune over the next few days

There are 6 tech events tomorrow, and another couple of events a few days after: databases, cleantech, wikipedia, outsourcing, astronomy, and agile

Seminar on “European Perspectives on Patents”

As lot of collaborations are taking place between Pune based firms and German companies, and considerable amount of trade also takes place between both the countries which is likely to be affected by the current European Patent legislation, it is felt desirable to create an awareness among Indian manufacturers and service providers about the current […]

Workshop on commercialization of science & technology ideas

Venture Center, Pune's science & technology business incubator, in association with U. Cambridge, UK, presents a workshop for entrepreneurs who want to commercialize a science & technology idea.

Venture Center Event – Technology opportunities in the Water Industry

Venture Center and NCL Innovations invite you to an informative and interactive discussion on the Water industry – specifically the opportunities available for impact in India. Date: Saturday, November 13, 2010 Venue: Training Room, Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pune (Address/directions: http://www.venturecenter.co.in/contact_mailinglists.php) Time: 11am – 12.30pmRegistration: The event is free and does not require RSVP, however […]

6 events in next 4 days: science, maths, cleantech, IP and open source

The events in Pune in the next four days are a great example of the diversity of Pune in the “science and technology” sector. Far too often, we assume that technology means software technology, but Pune does have much more. NCL is one of the top institutes in the country for chemical technology, and has […]

Research Institutions in Pune

Pune is well-known in India and internationally for being a hub of education and research. It has a wide range of academic & research institutions spanning various domains in science, technology, medicine, agriculture, arts, humanities, law, finance, etc. This blog article is an attempt to list out these various institutions.