Big Innovation Centre announces, launching of its first innovation hub in India


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  • Photo: Left to Right: Mr Abdul Rehman, Head of India Big Innovation Centre; Mr Subbarao Jayanti, Innovation Strategy Consultant; Mr Vikrant Ponkshe, BFSI Expert; Mr. Mohammed Abubakr, Founder & CEO of Zibew Software; and Anil Chhikara, Startup India Foundation, Managing Director.

Featuring: Big Innovation Centre announces, launching of its first innovation hub in India, Hyderabad.  Attended by government bodies, business leaders, universities and entrepreneurs.  

Hyderabad – December 28, 2019, Big Innovation Centre, a global innovation hub headquartered in the United Kingdom, known for the hub of innovative companies and organisations, thought leaders and ‘what works’ open innovators, launched in 2011, exists to build a global innovation hub by 2025, create great companies, and make the world more purposeful and inclusive through the enormous potential of technology, creativity and innovation.

Big Innovation Centre is a business-backed innovation hub that provides thought leadership, research and consulting services for big companies and public bodies to address shared economic challenges and raise their innovative capabilities. It convene innovation champions in companies, government and world class universities, thinking forward about how to promote innovation and the best use of intellectual property, in particular through co-creating open innovation eco-systems and communities, and piloting digital platforms where they see gaps and opportunities by creating more purposeful, mission-driven organisations, which is a key part of the innovation landscape. Big Innovation Centre has already launched its innovation hubs in Saudi Arabia and UAE.

Big Innovation Centre has recently launched its Innovation Hub of India in the city of Hyderabad on December 18, 2019 at an event organised at Radisson Blu, Banjara Hills with the presence of top executives and professionals from various industries in government and private sectors. During the launch ceremony, Big Innovation Centre India has organized various talk shows, panel discussions with industry leaders, young innovators and students from educational institutions.

Big Innovation Centre India aims to support the nation’s innovation strategy to transformation into a smart knowledge economy and to create a better life for all and to shift towards high tech leadership, diversify in the economy, and to think forward about the future innovation ecosystem and the public sector as an enabler.

Mr. Abdul Rehman, Head of Big Innovation Centre India, said that “Big Innovation Centre India will build ecosystems which will engage with key stakeholders from leading businesses, public bodies, academia and entrepreneurs, offer thought leadership and advisory services on emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Virtual Reality and others for more sustainable way of living and inclusivity. Big Innovation Centre plans to offer services in strategic consulting on innovation strategy, frugal innovation, programmes and conferences, entrepreneurships, hackathons, setup up innovation and idea labs, offer memberships and fellowships, and offer research services”

Mr. Anil, Managing Director of Startup India Foundation said, “Big Innovation Centre has been researching impact of advanced technologies like AI and EV on how humans will live in near future. The opening of the Big Innovation Centre in India not only recognises coming of age of the vibrant Indian startup ecosystem but also gives immense hope to entrepreneurs building deep tech global businesses out of India. This will go a long way in accelerating the growth and maturing of our startup ecosystem.”

Mr Subba Rao Jayanti, a well-known Strategy Consultant added that “BIC India can build frameworks, platforms and research knowledge base with a clear path and community to help organizations to achieve the needed change for innovation culture”.

Mr. Abubakr, an entrepreneur said, “Given the emphasis of the Indian government for building smart cities in India and the increasing demand for digital services by the citizens, I am glad that Big Innovation Centre choose India as their next destination after UK and Saudi Arabia. Moreover, Hyderabad is an ideal city for Big Innovation Center as it’s the Innovation capital of India”.

The centre has signed agreements with various organisations in India such as universities, corporates, government sector and others. With the support of strong workforce with multiple disciplines, the centre will be focusing on all metro cities in order to expand its network by adding both local and global partners, professionals and industry giants.



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