About Event

International Conference on Startup ventures: Technology Developments and Future Strategies (SV-TDFS) will be held at Manipal University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India on 19th-20th April, 2018 with the collaboration of Institute for Engineering Research and Publication (IFERP), Technoarete Research and Development professional association.

The aim of SV-TDFS-2018 is to provide an international open forum for the researchers, academicians, practitioners, startup ventures and technocrats in academia as well as in industries from different parts of the world to interact, exchange concepts, prototypes, innovative research ideas and share the outcomes of their research work which could especially contribute to the academic arena and further benefit the business and industrial community, and as a whole helping the society. SV-TDFS-2018 is first unique conference of its own kind which is trying to bring academicians, scientists and technocrats from various domains ranging from agriculture to industry, to provide the solution of the common man’s basic problem at one platform and also discuss the challenges in their respective domains. New frontiers of technology and its collective use has answer of future challenges in the field of food, green energy, agriculture, water and health. For more

Important Dates


05th March, 2018

Last Date For Abstract Submission

28th February, 2018

Last Date For Full Paper Submission

15th March, 2018

Last Date For Registration

10th March, 2018

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Conference Tracks

  • new business opportunities in india

    Robotic and Defence System

  • new business startups in india

    Energy, Smart & Green Technology

  • startup conferences in india

    Agriculture & Food Processing

  • business conferences in rajasthan

    Automobile & Manufacturing Industry

  • investors for the new startups in india


  • business ideas


  • small business ideas

    Pharma and Health

  • startup india

    FMCG/Consumer Durable

  • franchise india

    ITS & ITES

  • best business ideas

    Education system

  • online business ideas

    Mechanical Engineering


Dr. Nisha Kant Ojha

Technical Advisor(Consultant),
Tata Communications Ltd, Uttar Pradesh


Mr.Suben Rana

Vice President Operations (Corporate),
Bajaj Motors Ltd. Gurgaon


Prof.(Dr.) Shefali Raizada

HOI/Addl Director,
Amity University, Noida


Mr. Manoj Singh Chouhan

Head Business Development,
Smart City Operation Platform, Mumbai

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Reduce the distance by a call or mail & feel free to express your queries to us.

  • Manipal University Jaipur,
  • Dehmi Kalan, Near GVK Toll Plaza, Jaipur-Ajmer Expressway, Jaipur, Rajasthan 303007
  • +91 141-3999100
  • mail@startupscope.org

For Abstract Submission

Dr. Kulwant Singh
Phone: +91 141-3999-100 (Ext-783) (O) / +91-8741959962 (M)
Mail: kulwant.singh@jaipur.manipal.edu

Dr. Ashish Shrivastava
Phone: +91 141- 3999-100 (Ext. 784) (O) / +91-9811490210 (M)
Mail: ashish.shrivastava@jaipur.manipal.edu

For Program Schedule

Dr. Himanshu Chaudhary
Phone: +91 141-3999-100 (Ext-688) (O) / +91-9549007774 (M)
Mail: himanshu.chaudhary@jaipur.manipal.edu

Dr. Prashant Povel Dwivedi
Phone: +91 141-3999-100 (Ext-637) (O) / +91-9455429485 (M)
Mail: Prashant.diwedi@jaipur.manipal.edu

For Accommodation & Hospitality

Mr. Dinesh Yadav
Phone: +91 141-3999-100 (Ext-214) (O) / +91-9829574400 (M)
Mail: dinesh.yadav@jaipur.manipal.edu

Automobile & Manufacturing Industry

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As of 2013, approximately 253 million vehicles were registered in the United States. Americans have come to equate owning a vehicle with freedom — freedom to travel, work, and enjoy leisure activities. Since American families are often on the go, it is becoming more prevalent for families to own one car per parent, and one car for older children, so that they can transport other family members to activities and functions. All of this is made possible by the automotives manufacturing industry.

  • Programmable machines and tools;
  • Near-Net Castry;
  • High speed data communication and data management;
  • Supercomputing;
  • Virtual manufacturing and complex visualization techniques;
  • Advanced forging techniques.

Automotive Engineering acmes various issues associated with automobile manufacturing which adheres to vehicle parts and accessories in context which the environmental influence and safety of automotive products, production services and manufacturing processes.

Vehicle Design incorporates several areas like Automotive Engineering design, advanced automobile frame design, New Chassis Concepts, Surface Technology etc. In-Vehicle Electronics or Vetronics is basically the usage of diverse digital components for various purposes like active vehicle safety, engine manage, chassis and transmission control, passenger comfort, entertainment systems. This incorporates electronics fields like Chassis device and Integration generation, On Board Diagnostics/Prognostics/RFID, Automotive Analysis, automobile structure and communique Networks, superior, Advanced Driveline and Intelligent Chassis Controls, Vehicle Illumination and Solid State Lighting.

The innovations stimulating reports and articles on a variety of topics ranging from automobile fuel cells, hybrid technologies, energy saving vehicles and carbon particle filters to engine and brake technologies, driving safety and assistance systems

Emerging Fields with its sub topics

1) Advanced Powertrain Systems

  • Hybrid Vehicle Modeling with Novel Internal Combustion Engines
  • Modeling and Optimization of Electrified Propulsion Systems for Vehicles
  • Hydraulic Hybrid Systems with Fault Tolerant capacities
  • Diesel-Assisted Natural Gas Operation for Compression Ignition Engines
  • Spark Control Algorithm based on Physics
  • Developing a Simulation and Control Model of a Modern Automatic Transmission
  • Cost-Effective Fuel Efficiency Improvement
  • Optimal Design and Adaptive Control Strategies with respect to Battery Aging
  • Braking Induced Vibrations in Coupled Suspension Systems
  • Electric Powertrain Simulation
  • Energy control strategy for driver eco-driving enhancement, feedback and driving style assessment
  • Sustainable Vehicle Systems
  • Synthetic Drive Cycle Generation to Support Studies on the Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Aging

2) Following Five areas are focussed on in automotive integration.

  • Diagnostics and Prognostics
  • Sustainable Mobility
  • Safer Mobility
  • Concepts, Methods, and Tools
  • Deep Orange Vehicle Prototyping Program

3) Human Factors/HMI

Human capacities and limitations are main concern under this area. The team uses this information to create and improve tools and systems that maximize usability and user experience.

Here is a sampling of our current research.

  • Development of Drive Safety clinical driving simulator
  • Current use of driving simulators for rehabilitation purposes
  • Voice interfaces for infotainment and multimedia components
  • Human machine interface (HMI)
  • Multimodal human-machine interfaces
  • Vehicle experience prototyping and development
  • Instrumented vehicles to assess drivers in collaboration with a driving rehabilitation program
  • Heuristic evaluations and usability testing
  • User testing including NASCAR pit crew performance, Vision Coach interactive light boards, center stack displays, adaptive devices including hand controls, motorcycle controls and seats, medical devices, and more
  • Vehicle integration with consumer electronics

4) Manufacturing and Materials

The manufacturing and materials deals with improving the highly sophisticated process of vehicle and component production for efficiency, economy, quality, sustainability and safety.

Here is a sampling of current research projects being conducted in this area:

  • Control of machining processes
  • Machining force prediction for difficult-to-machine materials
  • Electrically-assisted manufacturing processes
  • Optimizing work distribution in manufacturing systems
  • Titanium integration in light-weight vehicles
  • Manufacturing process physics monitoring
  • Friction stir forming, processing and welding
  • Hot blank-cold die (HB-CD) forming of lightweight alloy sheets (aluminum and magnesium)
  • Thermal processing and phase changes
  • Accumulative roll bonding (ARB)
  • Actuated processes: state estimation for automated process control of UV, IR, laser curing/drying in manufacturing/prototyping applications
  • Nondestructive testing and process monitoring
  • Knowledge-based manufacturing and design
  • Knowledge-based material selection and processing
  • Design and manufacturing using origami fold forming of metals
  • 03rd generation advance high strength steels
  • Press hardening and hot stamping

5) Vehicle Performance

Vehicle performance research includes a focus on vehicle dynamics, advanced driver-assistance systems, human interface link (HIL) and on-road testing.

Here is a sampling of current research projects being conducted in this area:

  • Modeling, simulation, and model validation of dynamics and vehicles
  • Advanced control strategies for traction and stability for new vehicle concepts
  • Predictive tire force saturation and management for vehicle stability control
  • Dynamic interactions between new tire designs, suspensions and active vehicle control systems (ABS, TCS, ESC).
  • Commercial truck stability control
  • Subjective/objective correlation of vehicle dynamics and drivability metrics for advanced vehicle concepts
  • Improving conceptual vehicle design maturity through multi-objective Systems integration and optimization
  • Design methodologies to assure safe on-road handling dynamics for vehicles with aftermarket chassis modifications
  • Vehicle architectures and modularity

6) Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-Infrastructure Integration

Vehicle-to-vehicle connectivity and vehicle-infrastructure integration research is focused on ways that greater connectivity can make vehicles more efficient and safer while improving the experience for both drivers and passengers.

Here is a sampling of current research projects being conducted in this area:

  • Simulation of drive cycles for electric vehicles (EV’s)
  • Validation of simulation models with real-world data
  • Prediction models for energy consumption of EV’s
  • Testing and optimizing wireless charging technology
  • Application development to enable ordering and payment at drive-through locations from the car
  • Wireless video-data transfer for first responders
  • Communication between embedded systems device and IT back-end to implement a tax system based on the miles driven by a vehicle
  • Usability of very large in-vehicle displays optimized for cloud-based "connected services"
  • Driver feedback to support energy-efficient driving
  • Evaluation of quality human-machine interface (HMI) via driving simulator
  • Integration of mobile devices into the vehicle
  • Integration of social media, collaborative software, and location-based services into vehicle

7) Vehicular Electronics

Vehicular electronics research focuses on vehicle electronic systems integration, vehicle communications, power distribution, electromagnetic compatibility, and electromagnetic modeling. The lab also works with companies to provide the tools and training necessary to ensure that their products will meet electromagnetic compatibility and reliability requirements. MEMS pressure sensor is unique sensor for multiplications in automobile industry.

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FMCG/Consumer Durable

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Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) or consumer packaged goods (CPG) are products that are sold quickly and at relatively low cost. Examples include non-durable goods such as packaged foods, beverages, toiletries, over-the-counter drugs and many other consumables. In contrast, durable goods or major appliances such as kitchen appliances are generally replaced over a period of several years.

  • Packaged Foods
  • Beverages
  • Toiletries
  • Over-The-Counter Drugs


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Information Technology that enables the business by improving the quality of service is IT enabled services. ITES is the acronym for the term "IT Enabled services". The most important aspect is the Value addition of IT enabled service. The value addition could be in the form of - Customer relationship management, improved database, improved look and feel, etc. The outcome of an IT enabled service is in the two forms:

  • Direct Improved Service
  • Indirect Benefits

Whereas direct benefits can be realized immediately, indirect benefits can accrue over a period of time, and can be harnessed very effectively, if planned well upfront.

What is IT enabled Services?

IT Enabled services (ITES), also called web enabled services or remote services or Tele-working, covers the entire gamut of operations which exploit Information Technology for improving efficiency of an organization. These services provide a wide range of career options that include opportunities in call Centres, medical transcription, medical billing and coding, back office operations, revenue claims processing, legal databases, content development, payrolls, logistics management ,GIS (Geographical Information System), HR services, web services etc.

The key IT enabled services are:

  • Call Centers
  • Electronic Publishing
  • Medical Transcription
  • Data Centers
  • GIS Mapping
  • Portals
  • ERP( Enterprise Resource Planning )
  • Knowledge Management & Archiving
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Education system

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The term education system generally refers to public schooling, not private schooling, and more commonly to kindergarten through high school programs. Schools or school districts are typically the smallest recognized form of "Education System" and countries are the largest. States are also considered to have education systems.

Ground Up Diversity

Changing education through talks, writing, advising, and teaching.

Social Networking

Many educators believe this is the route to engaging students in learning all the basic skills they need.

Talking Education

Educators believe using talking or videos to review lessons and teach concepts helps students learn and retain more.

Lesson Study

Lesson study applies to style of teaching. Conceptually, lesson study promotes the idea that teachers constantly improve and change their style of teaching based on students’ performance and reaction to it.

Constructive Struggling

The student shouldn’t be embarrassed about failing the first time around, not even the second or third time. The instructor should actually encourage students to learn from that failure.

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Infrastructure sector is a key driver for the Indian economy. The sector is highly responsible for propelling India’s overall development and enjoys intense focus from Government for initiating policies that would ensure time-bound creation of world class infrastructure in the country. Infrastructure sector includes power, bridges, dams, roads and urban infrastructure development. In 2016, India jumped 19 places in World Bank's Logistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016, to rank 35th amongst 160 countries.

  • Communication. Telecommunication towers.
  • Energy. City gas distribution. Electricity Distribution
  • Social and Commercial Infrastructure. Cold Chain. Common infrastructure for industrial parks, SEZ.
  • Transport. Airports. Inland waterways
  • Water Sanitation. Irrigation (dams, channels, embankments)

Infrastructure, water resources and environment are the three domains of utmost importance for the mankind. The optimum combination of these domains set a foundation for the smart cities, which is among the best known mission project of Government of India (GOI). Start-ups in these domains have opportunities to develop smart materials, IT enabled services such as smart transport and water system networks, and green technologies for better use of resources (water, energy and air).

Infrastructure, being a key driver for Indian economy, has received significant investment (from foreign and domestic investors) in the tune of over US$ 24.3 billion in last decade. This provides the ample opportunities for innovative developments. Among the key sectors includes sustainable and environment-friendly public transport solutions, urban habitat models among several others.

Growing population and skewed water availability requires smart and sustainable solutions for increasing water demands. Beside water can be used for navigation purposes. In order to address optimize the use of available water resources, the GOI have launched several schemes such as Ganga rejuvenation, Interlinking of rivers, Jal kranti abhiyan etc. These holistic and inter-disciplinary approaches provide abundant opportunities for smart ideas and concept.

Air pollution, water pollution and solid waste management are three core environmental problems that India is facing today. These problems are expected to aggravate, due to socio-economic growth of the Indians and the rapid industrialization of the country. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a biggest goal of the GOI, is also an environment protection initiative. Green platform, a national level GIS based dynamic data base on 111 environmental parameters are exemplary initiative from GOI. With green-technology being the worldwide phenomena, a scope of start-up in this field can extend far beyond Indian borders.

The conference aims at identifying idea that can have profound impact of betterment of current state of infrastructure, water resources and environment. To streamline the very broad field as this one, abstracts (capable of meeting a start-up requirements) are requested in the following domains and sub-domains:

1) Infrastructure

  • I. Housing: High-rise building, earth-quake resistant structures, low maintenance structures etc.
  • II. Hydraulic Structures: Projects involving dams, canals, bridges etc.
  • III. Sub and above surface structures: Tunnels, metro rail structures etc.

2) Water Resources

  • I. Water above surface: Projects related to rain forecasting, rain water harvesting, drought and flood and any other linked with above surface water
  • II. Surface Water: Projects related to river interlinking, navigation in rivers, canals and any other project (e.g. GIS) that links with surface water as a main component.
  • III. Groundwater: Projects related to sustainable use of groundwater, groundwater exploration and protection of groundwater, and other projects the involves groundwater.

3) Environment

  • I. Air Pollution: Technologies to tackle air pollution, easier methods to identify air pollution etc.
  • II. Water Pollution: Technologies to identify, quantify and solve water pollution problems
  • III. Solid Waste Management: Problems identifying and solving 4 R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover) problems

4) Computational methods (software development)

  • I. Fluid: Computational methods linked with flow and transport problems
  • II. Structures: Computations linked with super and complex structures
  • III. Multi-disciplinary: Computations linking fluid and structures
  • IV. Routing Problems: Efficient methods for transport network, water-supply routing and solid waste related routing problems.

5) Other topics

  • I. Smart cities: Linked with infrastructure, water and environment problems
  • II. SEZ: Linked with infrastructure, water and environment problems
  • III. Smart Materials: Materials that enhances infrastructure life, reduces water loss and is environment friendly.
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Pharma and Health

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Pharmaceutical and healthcare companies are among the most analyzed and evaluated organizations in business today. In recent years, profitability has been lagging as many companies have been unable to sustain the robust growth that was once a hallmark of the industry. Thinning pipelines, growing generic competition, and skyrocketing operating and marketing costs are among some of the industry’s main concerns.

  • Genetic Counselling
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Kinesiology, Including Exercise Physiology
  • Population Health & Public Health, Including Epidemiology


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India is principally an agricultural country. Agriculture, with its allied sectors, is unquestionably the largest livelihood provider in India. Most of the industries also depend upon the sector for their raw materials. Steady investments in technology development, irrigation infrastructure, emphasis on modern agricultural practices and provision of agricultural credit and subsidies are the major factors contributed to agriculture growth.

  • Autonomous
  • Advanced Biofuels
  • Biological
  • Brown Revolution
  • Drought Tolerance
  • FMIS - Farm Management Information Systems
  • Hybrid Tractors

Agro-electronics is an emerging and multidisciplinary frontier of advanced research that takes convergent and holistic look at all the related areas in the agricultural sector. It ensures optimal induction of IT and electronics for improvement in crop productivity, quality and value R&D in agro-electronics is a potential vehicle for digitisation of green revolution. It promises a catalytic role in national agricultural development in terms of diversification, enhancing productivity, adding value, capturing markets, mixing farm and off farm income, entering and creating marketing chains, improving food quality and safety, and balancing ecological interests.

Focus Areas of Research

  • Application of Electronics for Agriculture and Environment
  • Research in Electronic Olfaction and Vision
  • Sensors and Sensing systems for electronic perception
  • Industrial Process Control & Automation
  • Soft Computing Systems
  • Embedded Electronics for agriculture
  • GSM based Control system

Food Processing Technology

With the evolution of the society there has been a tremendous evolution of food systems globally. Innovations in the field of Food processing are vital for agro-processing, transforming the raw materials to the finished products at an increased rate of production, productivity and at a reduced cost of production and to meet the demands as well. Food Processing deals all aspects of the unit operations involved in processing the raw materials to the finished products, their packaging and safe storage too.

Focus Areas of Research

  • Food Processing and Technology: Flavor impact & Medicinal Benefits
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Preservation
  • Food Processing
  • Food Safety and Quality
  • Food Products
  • Food Microbiology
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Big Data and IOT

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The term "Big Data" tends to refer to the use of predictive analytics, user behaviour analytics, or certain other advanced data analytics methods that extract value from data, and seldom to a particular size of data set. Scientists, business executives, practitioners of medicine, advertising and governments alike regularly meet difficulties with large data-sets in areas including Internet search, Fintech, Healthcare, Entrepreneurship and Data Analytics.


  • Big Data Credit Assessment
  • Data Analytics Drives FinTech
  • How data science is transforming wealth management
  • Block chain Application in Real Estate Transactions


  • Using AI to Tackle the Future of Health Care Data
  • Potential Solutions from Precision Medicine for the Crisis of Chronic Disease
  • Machine Learning in Healthcare and Life Science


  • Pioneering the World’s First Public Data Utility
  • "Full Stack" Data Science with R for Startups: Production-ready with Open-Source Tools

Data Analytics

  • Machine Learning & Data Science in the Age of the GPU: Smarter, Faster, Better
  • Uncovering Feature Importance and Correlations in Human Behavioural Data


The Internet of things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to connect and exchange data. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to inter-operate within the existing Internet infrastructure. The IoT allows objects to be sensed or controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure, creating opportunities for more direct integration of the physical world into computer-based systems, and resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit in addition to reduced human intervention. When IoT is augmented with sensors and actuators, the technology becomes an instance of the more general class of cyber-physical systems, which also encompasses technologies such as smart grids, virtual power plants, smart homes, intelligent transportation and smart cities.

  • IoT Today: Where We Are at and Where We Are Heading
  • Aligning your IoT Strategy: Where to start?
  • Uncovering the true IoT potential. How far are we from a connected & intelligent future? How do we get there?
  • The Internet of (Healthcare) Things
  • Bringing IoT to life for Business
  • AI & Machine Learning in IoT. Separating Myth from Reality. How do we do this right!
  • AI Startups in IoT
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Mechanical Engineering

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Mechanical Engineering being one of the most famous engineering professions involves design, thermal, manufacturing activities at large. Continued development in the research has produced better machines and design procedures which led in reducing the mankind efforts. This stream of engineering majorly involves the following subareas:

Design Engineering

  • Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomechanics
  • MEMS
  • Robotics

Thermal and Fluid Engineering

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Energy Storage Devices
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Solar/Wind Energy

Manufacturing Engineering

  • Manufacturing Optimization
  • System Engineering
  • Non-conventional Manufacturing

Materials Engineering

  • Smart and composite Materials
  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Electronic and Magnetic Materials
  • Nano and soft Materials
  • Ceramic and Polymers
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Defence Systems Integration and Robotics

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Defence, Security and Surveillance Robots are much more robust and built to take abuse and save lives by placing themselves in harsh or dangerous environments critical for human. Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) sometimes known as underwater drones, are vehicles that are able to operate underwater without a human occupant. They can be controlled by a human operator directly or be autonomous and operate independently of human commands.

Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems with Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) play a pivotal role as a tactical and operational tool for the Armed Forces. The term "Artificial Intelligence" is applied when a machine mimics "Cognitive" functions that humans associate with other human minds, such as "Learning" and "Problem Solving". The traditional problems (or goals) of AI research include reasoning, knowledge, planning, learning, natural language processing, perception and the ability to move and manipulate objects. Many tools are used in AI, including versions of search and mathematical optimization, neural networks and methods based on statistics, probability and economics. The AI field draws upon Computer Science, Mathematics, Psychology, Linguistics, Philosophy, Neuroscience, Artificial Psychology and Many others.

  • Development of MEMS smart sensors and embedded for robotics and defence applications
  • How to Be a Winner in the Consumer Robotics Revolution
  • Opportunities and challenges for robot manipulation.
  • Artificial Intelligence based Robotics
  • 3D Printing
  • Bio Hybrid Robotics
  • Space Robotics
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
  • Underwater Robotics
  • Defence, Security and Surveillance Robots
  • Explosive Devices, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Robotics and Motion Simulators.
  • Remote Robotic Systems
  • Autonomous Ground Vehicle Manoeuvre Forces Operations
  • Autonomous Off-Road Vehicles and Robotic Systems
  • Humanoid Robotics
  • Mobile Robotics
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Energy, Smart and Green Technology

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Energy is the largest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions globally and many cities already account for three quarters of energy consumption and 82% of CO2 emissions. However, as renewables penetration grows, smaller generation technologies continue to reduce in cost and smaller storage technologies mature, hence there is an opportunity for cities to reap the social and environmental benefits that a distributed energy model can offer them, while also meeting their climate change objectives and becoming more resilient. We need to contribute and achieve the set targets by developing future frameworks and plans and help deliver innovative technological solutions that provide a systematic approach.

As well as improving performance, reliability and controllability, moving to a smarter grid will reduce emissions by allowing greater integration of renewables and more efficient use of the energy they produce, integration of smart vehicles which can act as storage devices to reduce transmission losses and promote cleaner transport and the introduction of demand response mechanisms to reduce demand. This transformation will require a stepped approach with consideration for the built environment and societal structures that already exist. While long-term planning is crucial, it must include identification and prioritization of the steps which need to be taken from now to the future to realize success.

Achieving a Smart Green City requires significant collaboration across all stakeholders. End-users of services must buy-in to concepts for a successful long term outcome. New innovative technology will need to be open source for easy connectivity to other systems and providers will need to prove it is robust. While each city’s approach will be slightly different, national and global collaboration are vital to develop standards and best practices.

The topics which may be covered under smart and green energy technology (but not limited to):

Green Energy, Green Technologies, Energy-efficient Technologies, Green/Clean Technologies in Industry & Business Sectors, Sustainable Bio-energy Issues, Smart Grids, Smart Cities, Smart Textiles, Micro-grids, Nano-grids, IoT programming toolkits and frameworks, Smart city theory modeling and simulation, Policies for smart urban design , Socio-technical challenges in smart city development, Enablers and drivers for smart cities, Public private partnership (3P) model for smart city, Energy efficiency for smart cities, Management and operation of the smart city, Smart people and communities, and sustainable transport system, Cloud solutions for smart cities, Role of big data analysis in smart city, Smart and green building technologies, Smart solutions for special needs people, Smart manufacturing and logistics, Efficient emergency responses, Security and public safety in smart cities, Future challenges in smart cities. Energy management and conservation, Energy-efficient buildings etc.


Publicly available official energy data is a crucial input to policy formulation, research, modelling and other analytical work, and business decisions. Such data can also make the sector more accessible to the general public.

Energy data in India comes from disparate sources. The energy sector is governed by multiple ministries within the central government covering the sub-sectors of coal, petroleum and natural gas, electricity, renewable energy and atomic energy. In addition, certain parts of the sector, particularly electricity which is a concurrent subject under the Indian constitution, are governed by states. Data from these multiple sources needs to be collated, resolved for consistency and presented in accessible and uniform formats. Such an effort entails harmonisation of data definitions, terminology and formats, and involves regular interactions between multiple data agencies. Data thus collated needs to be disseminated through user-friendly visualisations and in machine-friendly formats.

  • Solar Power
  • Wind Power
  • Geothermal
  • Hydropower
  • BioEnergy
  • Enabling Technologies

Green Technology

One of the Sectors which are growing at a tremendous pace is of green technology. One can understand the expansion of the sector of green technology by the fact that the green technology subject is now introduced in the curriculum of universities. The green technology is even taught to the IIM graduates in their MBA curriculum. IIM Ahmadabad is the first to take lead in this matter.

  • Wind (Aeolic) Energy
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Ocean (Tidal) Energy
  • Hydropower
  • Biomass
  • Solar Power
  • Land Fill Gas (LFG)
  • Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)
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