2E Knowledge Ventures Private Limited (2EKVPL)

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Partner-logo-2E-Knowledge-Ventures Steinbeis-India

2E Knowledge Ventures Private Limited (2EKVPL) has agreement with Steinbeis Gmbh & Co. KG fur Technologietransfer, Germany to set up the Steinbeis Centre for Technology Transfer, India (SCTI) and a Network of Steinbeis Technology Transfer Centres in India. Accordingly, SCTI was established in the year 2009 with its headquarter office at Hyderabad, India which is representing Indian arm of Steinbeis Global network of 974 Transfer Centers with a turnover of 141.2 Mil Euros in 2012. SCTI is involved in establishing a Steinbeis India network, where each Centre specializes in its own stream of technology and has excellent resources in terms of laboratories and expert faculty. Hence the industry interested to outsource its technology development work with an institution does it at a fraction of cost involved – that if it were to bear the entire cost of its own. This is further backed by enormous knowledge resources, which can be assessed by each centre by networking with its peer institutions within the Steinbeis network globally.

The services of SCTI are available not just by the traditional way of technology development and transfer, SCTI Centres also provide services in the field of outsourcing, consulting, technology development and transfer, and executive and vocational (technical) training. SCTI is managed by Technopreneurs with wide experience in handling technology transfer, commercialisation, certifications, training, research reports, international business, organising seminars and networking between industry and academia. SCTI is involved in Automotive, Manufacturing, Renewable Energy, Life-Sciences and other technology areas.

As on date, there are 20 network centres in India working in the areas of Energy Efficiency, Solar PV, Clean Development Mechanism, Sustainable energy and Innovation listed below:

  1. AautoSync-Steinbeis Centre for Automotive Technologies, Chitkara University, Chandigarh
  2. Ansals Steinbeis Centre for Technology & Innovation (AinStein),Ansals Institute for Engineering & Technology, Gurgaon
  3. Steinbeis Centre for Renewable Energy Technologies & Training, New Delhi (Focus – Solar Technologies)
  4. Steinbeis Centre for Renewable Energy Technologies & Knowledge Transfer North-East, Manipur (Focus – Solar PV Technologies & Trainings)
  5. Steinbeis Centre for Sustainable Energy & Technology Transfer, Bhopal (Focus: Sustainable Energy & Technology Transfer)
  6. Steinbeis-MPCON Centre for Technology & Innovation Bhopal (Focus: Innovation & Technology Transfer)
  7. Steinbeis-CITCON Centre for Technology & Innovation Raipur (Focus Innovation & Technology Transfer)
  8. Steinbeis-GNITS Centre for Renewable Energy Technology, G Narayamma Institute of Technology & Sciences for Women, Hyderabad (Focus – Solar Electronics)
  9. GRIET-Steinbeis Innovation Centre, Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute for Engineering & Technology, Hyderabad (Focus Renewable Energy, Mechanical Engineering etc. technologies).
  10. Involute Steinbeis Institute for Industrial Technologies, Involute Institute (Vocational Training Centre) (Focus – Vocational Training in Industrial Technologies like Machine Tools, Automotives etc.)
  11. GVPCE-Steinbeis Centre for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency, Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering, Vishakhapatnam (Focus: Energy Audits, Energy Efficiency Projects, Renewable Energy Solutions & Trainings)
  12. CMR-Steinbeis Centre for Technology Excellence, CMR College of Engineering, Hyderabad (Focus IT Technologies)
  13. Steinbeis Centre for Automotive Technologies & Training Pune (Focus Automotive Technologies)
  14. Steinbeis Centre for Solar Energy Technology & Training, Chennai (Focus: Solar PV Trainings)
  15. Steinbeis Centre for Sustainable Technologies and Management, Madurai (Focus: Renewable Energy Technologies & Technology Transfer)
  16. Steinbeis Centre for Solar Technologies Training, Cochin
  17. Steinbeis-IAU Centre for Technology & Advanced Management, Industrial Association of Uttrakhand, Dehradun
  18. Steinbeis-IamSME Centre for Technology & Innovation, I am SME of India, New Delhi
  19. Steinbeis-GIA Centre for Technology & Innovation, Govindpura Industrial Association, Bhopal
  20. Steinbeis-CLIK Centre for Technology & Innovation, Consortium of Electronics Industries of Karnataka, Bangalore

The Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Partner-logo-Indo-Italian-Chamber-of-CommerceFounded in 1966, the Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IICCI) is a non-profit organisation recognised by the Italian Government. Its objective is to promote and enhance trade and economic relations between India and Italy. Today, IICCI accounts for more than 1100 active members, coming from diverse sectors of industry with a pan-India presence. IICCI has its head office in Mumbai, and regional offices in New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, as well as a representative office in Goa.

In the past few years the IICCI had identified four strategic areas, as focus sectors to be developed as they offer immense opportunities for future Indo-Italian collaborations, such as infrastructure & building, energy & environment, agriculture & food technology.

IICCI plays an active role in organising business meetings, international trade fairs, seminars, conferences and round tables to promote knowledge sharing between the two countries. It also coordinates and manages business and institutional delegations, to stimulate both the Italian and Indian markets. It is primarily due to these activities that IICCI has developed strong ties within India and in Italy largely with sectoral associations, public and governmental bodies and well known personalities within the industrial and local media sectors.

Drawing from 45 years of experience and thanks to a team of qualified professionals the chamber provides ongoing services to firms and companies in order to undertake various business operations such as outsourcing, global marketing and consultancy, for the successful implementation of joint ventures and strategic alliances and to assist in legal, fiscal and customs issues.

For more information: www.indiaitaly.com

The Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI)

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Partner-logo-Indo-French-Chamber-of-Commerce--IndustryThe Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI) was created in India in 1977. It is a leading bi-lateral business Chamber operated from three chapters in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai and whose 500 odd active members comprise of French and Indian companies from various sectors of activity mainly across India.

The main objective of IFCCI is to assist companies in doing business between France and India. The mandate of IFCCI is to act as a one-stop-shop on information on India and France, support the development of business through ongoing data and information dissemination, assistance to trade and investment missions, assistance to individual firms to augment business relations.

IFCCI organizes monthly seminars, conferences and workshops, comes up with regular publications, and helps French and Indian companies to develop their business activities in India and France through business and institutional delegations, the identification of potential partners / clients / suppliers in India and France respectively, leading to the organization of B-to-B meetings. The Chamber has also developed further its services of domiciliation with Business Centers now available in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai. SMEs wishing to start their operations in India have therefore the possibility to be hosted in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai’s IFCCI Incubation Centers.

For more information: www.ifcci.org.in

The Indo-German Chamber of Commerce

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Partner-logo-Indo-German-Chamber-of-Commerce-AHKThe Indo German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) is a trade development body which promotes economic relations between India and Germany. Founded in 1956, today it has almost 7000 members and is the largest German bilateral chamber abroad within a network of German chambers abroad in 80 different countries.

Besides its head office in Mumbai, the IGCC has branch offices in Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune and a liaison office in Dusseldorf. In addition to this, IGCC has established 8 India-Desks in various bi-national Chambers of Commerce abroad, 17 different Chambers of Commerce & Industry in Germany and has one representative in Brussels. To facilitate better business contacts in India, it has appointed 17 honorary representatives in other towns and cities of the subcontinent.

DEinternational is the Services Department of the IGCC. It provides Single Window Business Solutions for companies planning to do business with India or Germany. The Market Entry Service is our core service and is supported by Business Advisory, Taxation and Legal Services and Recruitment. Other important services include Market Research, Business Partner Search, Event Management, Property Search amongst others. We extend complete support, tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized companies. Over the last 3 years, we have supported more than 100 German companies to get established in India.

For more information: www.indo-german.com

Wallonia Foreign Trade and Investment Agency (AWEX)

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Partner-logo-Wallonia-Foreign-Trade-and-Investment-AgencyThe Wallonia Foreign Trade and Investment Agency (AWEX) is the Wallonia Region of Belgium's government agency in charge of foreign trade promotion and foreign investment attraction. The agency has a worldwide network of 107 Trade and Investment Counsellors, including 4 in the India cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai.

As a foreign trade agency, AWEX carries out a mission of promotion and information for the benefit of both Wallonia and the foreign business community. Upon request, AWEX assists buyers, decision-makers, importers and foreign prospects by:

  • Providing economic data on Wallonia and its export potential.
  • Disseminating information on products and services from companies located in Wallonia.
  • Identifying companies in Wallonia for international partnerships.
  • Distributing lists of exporters from Wallonia.
  • As an export partner for Wallonia-based companies, AWEX offers a wide range of export oriented services and activities:
  • General and commercial information on foreign markets.
  • Market studies tailored to specific areas upon request.
  • Organization and planning of marketing activities (international trade shows, economic missions, sector-based contact days, etc.)
  • Establishing contacts with international organizations.
  • Promoting Wallonia's export potential abroad.
  • Financial support and export financing.
  • Training in international careers.

As a foreign investment agency, AWEX has an overall responsibility for the attraction of foreign investment in Wallonia. This includes seeking out and providing information to potential foreign investors. The Agency also offers a pro-active follow-up service to foreign investors already established in Wallonia. In addition, it is in charge of identifying new foreign investors for the acquisition of industrial sites under restructuring process.

For more information: www.awex.be

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