Monday, February 23, 2009

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Open Innovation-challenge 1

Overloading of trucks is a known problem.How does police check it? One option is take it to weigh bridge but this option is limited as there are many kilometers of road without weigh bridge. The second option , a more popular one, is measure the deflection in the suspension system. Our smart operators have beaten the system with workshops modifying the suspension system either by reinforcing it or replacing them with spring leaves having higher stiffness value.
Do you have a solution to this problem?

car with compressed air

Serial innovator Kanan Gagoi, mentored by NIF, has come up with another innovation - car running on compressed air which he calls -Pawan -Ex. His other innovations are:

1. Powered hang glider using a 2 stroke motorbike engine .

2. Aeroboat (Shallow bottom boat propelled with on board aero propeller).

3. Amphibian boat using on board aero propeller.

4. Trigo X a tadpole configured (2 wheels at front with 1 rear wheel) 3 wheeled vehicle for personal use with seating for 2 persons.

5. Gravity based bicycle for using gravitational for its propulsion.

6. Electricity generation device from speed breaker.

7. Water bicycle.

8. .Solar Hybrid Car.

9. F-Ray Moving Treadmill for Gym application.

10. “Kontilo” 5.5HP Mini Tractor for ploughing, tilling and rural transportation both for Hilly and plain terrain.

He started a NGO `Innovation Research Centre to support other innovators.

For more details contact,

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Proposals invited from Biotechnology Student Teams

BEST-India (Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Student Teams) is aimed at encouraging young postgraduate and doctoral students in developing biotechnology entrepreneurship and exposing them to issues involved in commercialization of bio-science. The scheme is sponsored by The Department of Biotechnology, ( Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India and will be managed and administered by Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises, ABLE – India. ( .
Last date for receiving concept note- 31/03/2009.

Carpenters without fingers

Visitors to Delhi Wood, open till 17th Feb at Pragati maidan, Delhi can visit TePP innovator Vinayaga Pandi in Hall 18, Lower level, shell no A9. He is carpenter, who developed Split type cutter. What is speacial about it? Imagine a carpenter without fingers. Can he survive? That was the fate of several carpenetrs unable to afford expensive cutters and trying out poorly designed local adaptations. He solved the proble with his design and capernters using his tool earn money without losing fingers god has given them.

Friday, February 13, 2009

The Power of ideas

Indian Angel Network and Economic Times have launched the 'Power of Ideas' Program, to watch out for entrepreneursover 4 months starting January 21 to May 10, 2009.

The key objectives of the program is to discover and encourage entrepreneurship by highlighting the creation of new enterprises, the value of Angel investing, bringing the ventures closer to early stage Investors. The program intends to provide Entrepreneurs with a dynamic platform for interaction with mentors & investors. IAN will vet & short list the Business summaries and bring IAN members as mentors of selected entrepreneurs.

For further details about this unique program and the participation
procedure do log onto:
Contact person: Aditya Roy at .

last date for submissions of Business Summary is Feb.20, 2009.

Sunday, February 08, 2009

Multi Purpose lamp from Kashmir innovator

Mr.G.A.Mir is innovator from Kashmir. His Innovation is Multi Purpose Lantern. In his Lateran,
he had fixed a radio as well as a battery operated light in a traditional lantern. This Multipurpose lantern is now ready to market with active support of National innovation Foundation and University of Kashmir.
The Lantern has fallowing properties:
1. Back up for min four days.
2. Bell range about 15 feet.
3. Radio 3 band
4. indicators
1. Low batary
2.full charge
3. on charging
5. mobile can be charged
6. Internal battery can be charged on
' solar panel
For deatils/ bookings conatct:
Dr G.M. Bhat Chairman Gain Cell J&K, Director USIC University of Kashmir, mob:-09419404789,
Syed Nadeem NIf Collabrator ,, , Mob. 09906595175
G.A. Mir Innovator, 01932- 210466

Saturday, February 07, 2009


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Thursday, February 05, 2009

Pancha Gayya from KrishnaRao

Pancha Gavya, is a Vedic preparation with five cow products - dung, ghee, urine, milk and curd. Sugarcane juice, tender coconut water, fresh toddy and ripe banana too go into it. The yellowish brown liquid smells like dung and urine with a special tang wafting due to the use of ghee, milk and sugarcane. Wing Commander YVKrishna Rao (retd) is one of the advocates of this ancient system and has been demonstrating it in farms in Krisha District. Read about him in Hindu. His email