Fanny Von Heland

Science wins India’s budget race

In the past, Indian science and technology ministries have not been much of focus in the budget. But change is coming as science and innovation diplomacy is becoming increasingly crucial for countries in the current geopolitical context. This is to...

The Three Poles!

Polar research is often related to global issues like climate change and the environment, and thereby concerns all life on Earth. It is widely accepted that studying the polar regions is key to unlocking the past, better understanding the present...

Sustainability starts with education

Education is key to achieving all of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Quality education offers the tools that are necessary for building a sustainable society and take advantage of the opportunities of the century ahead. International...

For the greatest benefit of humankind

The Nobel Prize signifies humankind’s aspiration for development and advancement – with the purpose of making the world a better place. This year’s Nobel Prize series in India between the 11th-13th of September focused on the initiatory stage...

India’s Innovation hotspot | Bengaluru

Last month, we took part in the global launch of this year’s Global Innovation Index (GII) that was held in New Delhi. India has improved its innovation ranking from 29 spots in last five years from 81st position in 2014 to 52nd position in 2019....