events

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august

  • 30th
    The winning team of Virendra Singh Shekhawat, Sagar Deshmukh, Shashank Angadi and Omkar Ranade presented a business plan for Exeger, a Swedish company that produces dye-sensitized solar cells.

    COMPETITION: Innovative business models on renewable energy for the Indian market 30th August 2014

    Business Strategy Development Competition, the finale of India-Sweden Innovations Accelerator (ISIA) programme saw students from WeSchool and iFEEL present viable business models on renewable/green energy for energy-starved rural India. The ideas were evaluated by an external jury and winning team was awarded 10-day fully sponsored internship in Sweden to learn about the green energy sector.

    ISIA is sensitizing young talent to constraints in this sector and design solutions to circumvent them.

    The winning team of Virendra Singh Shekhawat, Sagar Deshmukh, Shashank Angadi and Omkar Ranade presented a business plan for Exeger, a Swedish company that produces dye-sensitized solar cells.

  • 30th
    COMPETITION: Innovative business models on renewable energy for the Indian market

    COMPETITION: Innovative business models on renewable energy for the Indian market

    Business Strategy Development Competition, the finale of India-Sweden Innovations Accelerator (ISIA) programme saw students from WeSchool and iFEEL present viable business models on renewable/green energy for energy-starved rural India. The ideas were evaluated by an external jury and winning team was awarded 10-day fully sponsored internship in Sweden to learn about the green energy sector. ISIA is sensitizing young talent to constraints in this sector and design solutions to circumvent them.

april

  • 4th
    SYMPOSIUM: Inspirational Symposium on Energy Innovations

    SYMPOSIUM: Inspirational Symposium on Energy Innovations

    WeSchool has been working with Mälardalen University, Sweden for 7 years and has signed MoU to encourage collaborative learning and research. As part of India-Sweden Innovations’ Accelerator (ISIA), this symposium strengthened bilateral trade between India and Sweden through the exchange of innovative energy solutions. It was supported by Business Sweden, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) – Green Business Centre, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Bureau of Energy Efficiency (Govt of India).

february

  • 5th
    WORKSHOP: InterDesign - “Humanising a Metropolis”

    WORKSHOP: InterDesign - “Humanising a Metropolis”

    Attended by 30 designers from different countries and culture, the workshop aimed to leverage their local expertise to find sustainable solutions for design issues of regional, national and global importance. InterDesign is an initiative of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID). The outcome was displayed for relevant stakeholders and policymakers to action them into live projects. Health, Social Spaces, Waste Management, Education, Infrastructure were the sub-themes worked upon.

january

  • 30th
    ‘Mera Gaon, Mera Desh’ (My village, my country); Gram Sabha 2010

    ‘Mera Gaon, Mera Desh’ (My village, my country); Gram Sabha 2010

    The 2-day seminar inaugurated by Mr. Jayant Patil discussed the impact of rural development programs covering education, energy, rural finance, healthcare, and agribusiness. Management practitioners, medical professionals, policy advisors, academicians, ministers, and local sarpanches came together to understand emerging trends in rural management sector and discuss various management solutions to the problems. ‘Energy and sustainability’, ‘The business of agro products’, ‘Entrepreneurship at grassroots’, ‘Role of IT in rural development’ were discussed.
  • 29th
    CONFERENCE: Smart education to create Smart Citizens for creating sustainable Smart Cities

    CONFERENCE: Smart education to create Smart Citizens for creating sustainable Smart Cities

    In association with VijnanBharati, WeSchool organized a two-day conference on ‘Smart Cities’, focusing on Physical Infrastructure, Social Infrastructure, Environmental Sustainability: Green Technologies, Technology, and Governance to evolve into smart cities with a special focus on the “Delivery of Civic Services” to its citizens.

    Shri. Venkaiah Naidu unfolded ambitious plans of PM Narendra Modi - Smart Cities mission and the Atal Mission for the Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) of 500 cities in India.

  • 28th
    SEMINAR: “Merger of Minds”

    SEMINAR: “Merger of Minds”

    The government, University of Mumbai, the Industry and Higher Education Institutions came together to create a common platform for capacity building and developing skills of WeSchool’s faculty members as part of as a Forum of Business Schools initiative. Dr. Sanjay Deshmukh, Dr. V. V. Khole, Dr. D. Y. Patil, Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe, Mr. Judajit Das were present along with eminent educationists and HR practitioners.
  • 27th
    WORKSHOP: The MIT Media Lab – WeSchool Design Innovation

    WORKSHOP: The MIT Media Lab – WeSchool Design Innovation

    Being the biggest event in India by MIT’s Media Lab, workshop housed ten tracks - ICICI Future of Banking, Imaging Experiences, Living Mobile, Design for Creative Learning, Toshiba Grassroot Engineering, Design for Sustainability, Magical Interfaces, Fabrication Laboratory, Performance Capture, and Interaction Futures. Above 25 Media Lab researchers and 350 participants delivered 84 innovative prototypes witnessed 1500+ visitors. Mr. J. S. Saharia, Mr. Kishore Biyani, Dr. Joe Paradiso and Dr. Ramesh Raskar were present.