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First Announcement

Zaheer Science Foundation, (ZSF) in collaboration with Goa University organizes Conclave of Scientists, academicians and science administrators


“Innovation-driven economic growth in Asia focusing on India”

Place: Goa University, Goa

November 27-29, 2019

Supported by


UNESCO Delhi Office


Department of Science & Technology


To encourage innovation-driven economic growth for the advancement of India and the other South Asian and South East Asian countries. Researchers, academicians, people from industry and government departments are invited to share their experiences, recognize and define varied interface between technical change and market economy. 

 Various research perspectives might include:

• Scientific and Technical Women force and their employment opportunities. 

• New Drug Discovery and the pharmaceutical industry

• Health Services in Urban and Rural Areas

• Agriculture, Biotechnology, Medicine and ethical issues

• Information technology and Communication (ICT)

• Impact of science and technology on Technology Development

• Status of R&D in India and other countries:  Organization and Structure of R&D; Science and Technology Policy and Technology Trade.

• Issues related to solid waste; management; water resources; traffic management and alternative sources of energy like solar energy.

• Environmental pollution, hazardous chemicals, and toxicology of chemicals and pesticides.

• Marine Sciences and Climatic change.

• Value addition in the leather industry.

• Food safety and food technologies.  


Abstract of approximately 750 words (with references). Please mail one copy of your abstract to the address below. Abstract should include full contact details, including your name, institutional affiliation, mailing address, telephone number and the e-mail address.


Participation is by invitation. There is no registration fees, but pre-registration is necessary. If you know of individuals who you think could contribute to the Conclave, please send us their names so that we can invite them. If you would like to attend it please fill the enclosed Pre-registration form. 

The expected completion date for review and selection of proposals: August 31, 2019

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