The conference cum scientific meet on “Industry Institute Interaction” was a meet where the students had an opportunity to interact with the industrialist and academicians and thereby cleared their views in various sectors. Dr. P. Mohan Kumar, Advisor, National Tea Research Foundation, Kolkata was the Chief Guest for the inaugural function and delivered the inaugural address in the meet. The felicitation address was given by the Guest of Honour, Dr. N. Mathivanan Director, CAS in Botany University of Madras, Chennai.
Representatives from all industries gave a brief overview about their industry and motivated the students to take up entrepreneurship in the field of biotechnology. Nearly 20 industries attended the conference and contributed to the success of the meet. The industrial profile presentation was chaired by Dr. V. Ramasubramanian Prof, Department of Zoology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and Dr. M. A. Deepa, Prof. Government Arts College, Krishanagiri.
The next session was “TRIANGLE MEET” between The Academicians, Industrialists and Student Representatives. Prof. E. Vijayan, UGC – Visiting Professor Department of Biotechnology Cochin University of Science and Technology was the Moderator along with Prof. N. Mathivanan, Director, Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras.In this meet students were facilitated with an opportunity to directly interact with the academicians and industrialists. Students triggered out various questions to the academicians and industrialists for which the answers were given without any hesitations. The students very interactively participated in the triangle meet and were benefitted.
The two day “Industry Institute Interaction in Biotechnology” was of great benefit to the students and was the greatest opportunistic event for the students.