ISA Technovation Awards in July 2009

By : |March 9, 2009 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: The India Semiconductor Association (ISA), the trade body representing the Indian semiconductor driven industry, is inviting nominations and applications from members of the semiconductor R&D fraternity in India to apply for its “Technovation Awards” Ceremony to be held in July 2009.

As one of the most prestigious research awards in the semiconductor industry, Technovation recognizes individuals and exemplary semiconductor research in industry and academia.

Dr. Sunit Tyagi, Chairman, Technovation Awards Core Committee 2009, ISA Executive Council member and Director- Technology, Intel India, said, “In today’s knowledge-intensive world, a nation’s strength lies in its capability to innovate in its core technology areas. Therefore it is imperative for us to have a strategy and put in sustained effort to promote and propagate semiconductor driven research in our R&D institutions.”

ISA, instituted the Technovation Awards in the year 2007. This initiative touches upon many facets to provide continuous momentum towards promoting innovation in semiconductor research. The Technovation awards are in five categories, i.e. TechnoVisionary, TechnoMentor, TechnoShield, TechnoInventor and Technovation Karnataka. The categories are for faculty, recent graduates and the engineering schools.

“This is an innovative approach to encourage participation in the semiconductor world from education and research perspectives. As an industry body, the ISA wants to promote and encourage the academic fraternity and reward role models.” said Ms. Poornima Shenoy, President, ISA.

The jury for the Technovation Awards, 2009 comprises of renowned personalities from industry and academia across the globe. The beneficiary of the Awards will be selected after a rigorous process of evaluation. The Awards include a trophy and monetary reward.

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