IIT Roorkee Celebrates World IP Day

This year theme was 'Women driving innovation through IP and creativity'

Women are more creative but they need more push to show their talent and creativity to the world. This was the view of the panellists who were participating in the panel discussion at IIT Roorkee. The panel discussion was organised to celebrate World IP Day. World IP Day is celebrated on the theme given by World Intellectual Property organisation (WIPO). This year theme was 'Women driving innovation through IP and creativity.' Though women are 50 per cent of the world population but their contribution in global intellectual property (IP) creation is around 16 per cent. This years’ World IP day was opportunity to celebrate Women creativity. Speaking at the event, Prof Rajat Agrawal, IPR Chair and Associate Dean Innovation and Incubation mentioned various initiative taken by IIT Roorkee to strengthen innovation eco system at the institute. 

In the panel discussion, panellists were Prof Debrupa Lahiri, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering; Prof Sneha Singh, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; Dr Sonali Vij Dhawan, Audiologist and Social Scientist; Dr Asha Rani, from the office of Corporate Interaction and Surbhi, a research scholar of Electronics and Communication Engineering. The panel discussion was moderated by Dr Mini Namdeo.

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