National Technology Week 2023

15 May 2023

Every year, India celebrates 11th May as National technology week to to commemorate the successful testing of nuclear weapons in Pokhran, in the year 1998. This year the day was celebrated as National Technology Week from May 11th to May 14th, 2023 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. This year’s theme was ‘School to Startup - Igniting Young Minds to Innovate’.

Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi ji inaugurated the event. He emphasized on nurturing and providing platforms to young minds so that they become future Technopreneurs. Hon’ble Prime Minister virtually inaugurated many institutes and laid the foundation for many institutes of national importance.

Speaking during the first session organized by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Prof. Pramod Garg, ED, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) talked about the emerging & futuristic role of Digitalization in Clinical Trials & how digital technology could help patient recruitment, data capture, data safety & analysis. He also emphasized the role biotechnology plays in the healthcare sector and applauded DBT’s contributions in starting multiple Schools of Innovation & Biodesign (SIB) in the country.

THSTI showcased its S&T achievements that inspired young minds. Interactions & prospective collaborations with technopreneurs & researchers stall were the key highlights of the exhibition.