It takes a village to create a successful, scalable non-profit startup, and Sudha Srinivasan and team at The/Nudge Centre for Social Innovation have set out to build an infrastructure that promotes disruptive, differentiated thinking to solve critical social issues
Named Drishti, the IIT-Madras graduates' hybrid sensor attempts to combine the best of radar sensing and optical imagery and will provide data as a service to commercial customers
With an aim to solve moonshot problems, Byju's lab initiative hopes to consistently innovate internally to solve education's biggest challenges with technology to avoid becoming obsolete
The Covid-19 pandemic is not the first infection in the past two decades to spur disruption—the SARS outbreak in China in 2002 spurred its internet economy and saw Jack Ma grabbing the opportunity with both hands. Now, coronavirus may have provided a once-in-a-lifetime launchpad for Indian companies
With the proper safeguards, creative destruction — the process by which the new replaces the old — remains the way to greater economic growth and prosperity
If we think it is necessary to (re)think about innovation with spiritual exercises, to what extent should Confucianist philosophy, for example, which is dominant in Asia, not be a way to follow?
To create something truly novel, we need people with different backgrounds, knowledge and talents, people from different industries, to come together. That's why, ideally, innovation shouldn't be geographically constrained, says Darden professor
Non-fungible tokens shot to popularity earlier this year with headline-grabbing, multi-million-dollar sales of digital-only artworks. Globally, sales and token values have since fallen, while in India, NFT usage is slowly catching up. How much of it is hype and how much is here to stay?
When it comes to innovations in the face of global pandemics, business as usual for our innovation system is unlikely to apply. There are strong pressures to make it freely available, and in the process, push down the return to any R&D that has been conducted