Four organizations have been named as India’s most innovative and the winners of the Thomson Reuters Innovation Award 2011 which is being hosted in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the second year running. First established in 2008, the Thomson Reuters Innovation Award continues to recognize the most innovative academic institutions and commercial enterprises headquartered in India for their spirit of innovation in Research & Development (R&D).
Awards were presented across four different industrial sectors: Pharma Corporate, Pharma Academic & Government, Hi-Tech Corporate and Hi-Tech Academic & Government. The following award recipients were recognized for their distinguished achievements through patented technology as recorded in data from Thomson Innovation®, the Thomson Reuters IP intelligence and collaboration platform.
-- Hi-Tech Corporate: Tata Steel Limited
-- Pharma Corporate: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited
-- Hi-Tech Academic & Government:
-- Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO)
-- Pharma - Academic & Government: National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER)
The awards were presented by Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Minister of State for Ministry of Science & Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences and Ministry of Planning, in New Delhi on Thursday.