Oct 6, 2022
The Institution Innovation Council of Nitte DU in association with NUCSER conducted a guest lecture by Mr. Wilson D'souza, Senior Vice President - Operations of Remedio, Bengaluru on "Innovation made in India: An eye-opening experience for the world"on 6th October 2022, at the University Auditorium, Paneer.
Prof. Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER welcomed the gathering. Dr. Sudarshan Kini, Faculty Coordinator, Institutional Student Innovation Club, NUCSER introduced the resource person. Dr. G Sriniketan, President, IIC, Nitte DU was the guest of honour. He briefed about how revolution, change and innovation are all related to one another and emphasised the fact that even a silly idea can one day have a significant impact on society and effect change.
Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice-Chancellor, NitteDU who presided over the function mentioned how we talk about innovation, how important it is for an institution to have great innovation, and how it will affect the younger generation. He thanked the Innovation Council team for their service to the Council and expressed his appreciation.
Mr. Wilson D'Souza talked about his journey from the small town of Belthangady to setting up a medical device and AI company. He talked about the obstacles faced and the hard work and efforts taken by his team to establish themselves as a company. He demonstrated the ocular device developed by his team, explained the components and cost. He advised students to invest their ideas on indigenously manufactured devices and patenting them in order to increase the profit margin to the entrepreneur.
Ms. Akshatha Kotian moderated the event. The program concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Nesara Kadanakuppe.