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We need to convert research into start-ups: Kris Gopalakrishnan

In a Q&A, Gopalakrishnan stresses the importance of translational research that takes ideas and projects to the industry

Raghu Krishnan 

India needs to invest a lot more money in science research and translate this research into products and solutions for its people, says trustee at the Infosys Science Foundation and co-founder at Infosys S Gopalakrishnan. In an interview with Raghu Krishnan, Gopalakrishnan says, surprisingly, the private sector is funding projects in places like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard and Stanford.

Edited excerpts: What is the status of science funding in India? We have very good researchers. Rankings say it is not bad in terms of publications. Where we do miss out is ...

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 00:53 IST
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