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    Techpedia, an initiative at SRISTI aims at putting the problems of micro, small and medium enterprises, informal sector, grassroots innovators and other social sectors on the agenda of the young technology students across the country. For over last sixty years, India has not utilized much the technological outputs of millions of students. But no more. Can a knowledge society really afford to ignore the huge talent distributed in thousands of polytechnics, diploma and degree colleges of engineering, pharmacy, medical science, agriculture etc.? SRISTI is providing a platform for the industry and academic institutions to collaborate, co-create and foster distributed and horizontal innovations. Most of the ideas mentioned here have been implemented in the state of Gujarat in close cooperation with Gujarat Technical University and initial results are extremely encouraging.

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    SRISTI and Honey Bee Network mourn the sad demise of former President of India, Bharat Ratna, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam whose birthday, Oct 15, has been celebrated by the Children's Creativity and Innovation Day. Dr Kalam who is also best known as missile man of India gave us the chance to take the grassroots innovations and children creativity to national stage. His inspiration enabled us to create an identity for the innovators & traditional knowledge holders to the new height at national and movement of grassroots innovation to global level. His loss is unimaginable and irreparable. We pray for his departed soul.

    Recent Updates

    • SRISTI Summer School is starting from 21st May 2015. We are inviting enthusiastic young minds who wish to spend their summer break in the process of serving challenges with mass impact. For more details contact Team Techpedia at or call us at +91 9099258492.
    • BIRAC and SRISTI have signed an MOU according to which BIRAC will fund outstanding projects in the field of Bio-Medical and Bio-Technology with a grant of INR 15 lacs. This will be given to GYTI Award winners in the above mentioned fields.
    • GYTI Award 2015 concluded at Rashtrapati Bhawan in March. 43 innovators from all over India were recognized for their radical technological interventions in social, environmental medical and technological issues faced by masses; with solutions having the potential to impact pressing national needs.
    • Festival of Innovation was held at Rashtrapati Bhawan from 7th March 2015 to 13th March 2015, where grassroot innovations were showcased and celebrated.


    GYTI-2015 Award Winner

    Real Time Wound Management System  Wound Segmentat
    Gift Of New Abilities
    Development Of A Powerful New Antibiotic That Kill
    Valproic Acid Prevents Progression Of The Diabetic
    Biodegradable Liposau Nanoparticles For Phototherm
    Taparch: A Visually Challenged People Footwear
    Redefined Spoon For Parkinson's Patient
    Targeting Lymphatics To Treat Hiv Using Lipid Base
    Evaluation Of Blood Pressure And Arterial Complian

    Real Time Wound Management System Wound Segmentation & Analysis Using Image Processing On Mobile Platform (android).

    Student Team:

    College Name : Manipal Institute Of Technology

    Diffusion of mobile technology presents numerous opportunities to bend healthcare cost curve. I have designed/developed world's first smart phone app which tracks/identifies the wound size, healing/ma

    Gift Of New Abilities

    Student Team:

    College Name : Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

    A versatile tool has been created, with user-friendly interface, for the rapid and efficient conversion of printed books to Braille books for the use of persons with visual disability – using compat

    Development Of A Powerful New Antibiotic That Kills All Drug-resistant Bacteria

    Student Team: ,Jayanta Haldar, Goutham B Manjunath, Akkaapeddi Padma

    College Name : Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)

    The alarming growth of antibiotic-resistant superbugs such as New Delhi metallo β-Lactamase producing Gram-negative bacteria (NDM-1 E. coli), vancomycin-resistant enterococci and staphylococci (VRE,

    Valproic Acid Prevents Progression Of The Diabetic Nephropathy: Elucidation Of Molecular Mechanisms And Proof Of Concept For Promising Therapeutic Usefulness

    Student Team: ,Gopabandhu Jena

    College Name : National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Sector-67, S.A.S. Nagar

    Recent reports emphasize the contribution of histone deacetylases (HDACs) in the pathogenesis of diabetic renal injury and fibrosis. VPA is a first-line drug used for the treatment of epilepsy and mig

    Biodegradable Liposau Nanoparticles For Photothermal Ablation Of Cancer

    Student Team: ,Amirali Bukhari

    College Name : IIT Bombay

    Plasmon resonant gold nanoparticles of various sizes and shapes have been extensively researched for their applications in imaging, drug delivery and photothermal therapy (PTT). However, their ability

    Taparch: A Visually Challenged People Footwear

    Student Team: ,Surya Swaroop T

    College Name : GITAM UNIVERSITY

    The one foot technology aides the underprivileged visually challenged people in identifying and isolating the obstacle(s) in the range of(2-400)cm through specified/unspecified track

    Redefined Spoon For Parkinson's Patient

    Student Team: ,Eepsit Tiwari, Rajesh Patidar

    College Name : IIT Gandhinagar

    According to various surveys, one in every 500 people there is a patient of Parkinson’s disease. A large number of these and many more patients suffering from other motion disorders are not being ab

    Targeting Lymphatics To Treat Hiv Using Lipid Based Formulations

    Student Team: ,Dr. Amita Joshi

    College Name : B. V. Patel PERD Centre

    HIV is localized in certain inaccessible compartments of the body such as the CNS, and the lymphatic system, wherein the majority of drugs, from conventional drug delivery, cannot be maintained for th

    Evaluation Of Blood Pressure And Arterial Compliance By The Radial Arterial Pulse Pressure Waveform Obtained Using Fiber Bragg Grating Pulse Recorder

    Student Team: ,Prof S Asokan, Dr Shwetha Chiplunkar, Dr Anand Kalegowda, Dr Sukreet Raju, Dr Apoorva Girish

    College Name : Indian Institute of Science

    The submitted innovation consists of abstracts in two parts, which has been detailed below. Part 1: The present work reports a blood pressure evaluation methodology by recording the radial arterial p


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