Fanny Von Heland

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....
Photo: Ola Ericson, imagebank.sweden.se

The Bumblebee Nation

International experts meet the Swedish innovation ecosystem It has a burly body with tiny wings... and yet it flies. Sweden can be compared to a bumblebee, seeming to defy the laws of economic gravity. High wages, strong unions, generous...

Learning innovation from Sweden!

Today’s blog post is excerpts from Dr Premnath Venugopalan’s acccount of his reflections from Sweden. He recently visited Sweden as a part of the Incubators’ delegation led by BIRAC and supported by VINNOVA. The India Incubators...
AlbaNova Laser Laboratory. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand. Imagebank Sweden.
AlbaNova Laser Laboratory. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand. Imagebank Sweden.

Tinkering time!

How Government of India is promoting creative learning and digital literacy in schools The Government of India has recognized the need for encouraging innovation at an early stage in schools and colleges and supporting them with various schemes...