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  • By developing novel electrochemical reactions, he hopes to find new ways to generate energy and reduce greenhouse gases.

  • NASA's satellites and other precise measuring tools are informing the U.S. government's renewed effort to fight climate change.

  • Nexus-trained start-up Aloe E-cell has developed an aqueous battery made from the aloe vera plant, which can power devices like clocks, flashlights and cameras.

  • Nexus-trained Inoviea has patented the technology for a waterless, self-cleaning system for solar panels, which can help boost power generation.  

  • At CES 2020, Indian start-ups like Calamus and Wagr presented their unique innovations to a global audience.  

  • Nexus-trained Digantara Research and Technologies plans to build and launch a network of 80 shoebox-size nano-satellites that will track space debris in low Earth orbit. 

  • American economist Harold Furchtgott-Roth sees India benefitting from the subsequent rollout of the 5G technology, with partnership opportunities between Indian and U.S. companies.  

  • The Microsoft for Agritech Startups program is designed to help Indian start-ups build industry-specific solutions and scale up with access to deep technology and other resources.

  • Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellow Bipin Kumar’s start-up has made an affordable, biodegradable mask, called Kawach, which offers protection against COVID-19, similar to the N95 mask.

  • Defense Startups Workshop participant aerospace start-up Xovian has developed a radar technology-based nano satellite constellation for 24x7 real-time Earth surface monitoring.

  • Western Digital aims to propel strong growth in the data storage market in India, with a major focus on investing in start-ups in the country. 

  • Google’s $10 billion Google for India Digitization Fund aims to help accelerate India’s digital economy and empower businesses.

  • While ongoing digital transformation of global economies is offering new opportunities for trade and business, it is also giving rise to issues related to data governance at national and international levels.

  • Nexus Incubator-trained company Ramja Genosensor has developed an infection detection device that can give results within two hours, helping faster treatment of immuno-compromised and cancer patients.


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