India's RDI Platform 'Manthan' - A demo for FICORE

The Strategic Alliance division of the government of India has launched Manthan ( , a free and democratic platform that will facilitate interactions between all stakeholders independently. This webinar will introduce the Manthan platform and its various functionalities.

This webinar aims to showcase the Manthan platform and its various functionalities to International Institutes & Universities aligned to the UN SDGs and Emerging Technologies. The webinar includes a presentation on the highlights of the Manthan platform and explain the benefits of enrolling as a Subject Matter Expert in the platform in 17 Emerging Technology areas.

This webinar is useful for anyone working in academia, industries, research institutes, entrepreneurship,

  • to know how to identify and connect with peers from India and from abroad 
  • to participate in the open funding calls from industries, ministries and other funding organizations (from India and abroad)
  • to create a scientific challenge with their peers for funding from any interested stakeholder interested in funding the challenge and
  • to register as a Subject Matter Expert and to be invited/involved in various consultancy requests from the Government of India and other stakeholders

Please consider joining the Demo for more information. A quick look on the platform can be seen in the short video

The programme for the webinar is,

12.30 EET          Welcome and introduction of speakers, Mika Tirronen, Counsellor, Science and Education,                                   Embassy of Finland, New Delhi

12.35 EET          Highlights and demo of Manthan; Dr. Sapna Poti, Programme Director and Dr. Rahul                                             Kulshreshtha Strategic Alliance Division, Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser, Government                             of India

13.05 EET          Q&A

13.30 EET          End of Programme

The video recording of this webinar can be accessed at Manthan

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