Thought Leaders Conclave

The Leaders Conclave will be a power packed evening with Industry Captains from the ICT Industry as well as Policy Makers coming together on a single platform to throw light on the challenges ahead, uncover potential opportunities and discuss the means to achieve exponential growth. This year the theme will be ‘Innovation & Impact’ and the conclave will be organized in association with NASSCOM.

This is an excellent platform where today’s eminent leaders inspire the young leaders of tomorrow. It will help the attendees to get an insight of what’s new today and what’s lying ahead in the near future. Panelists will also share their experiences, lessons they learnt and personal pathways that helped them achieve professional successes.

This closed-door invite-only event, will provide an opportunity to meet elite leaders, indulge in invigorating interactions and get insights on future business, technology, innovation and opportunities.

  • High Growth in IT/ITES Exports.
  • High Exporter – IT, ITES from Tier-II/III Region.
  • Highest Exporter – Electronic Hardware sector from Bengaluru and Tier-II/III Region.
  • Highest New Jobs Creator in IT and ITES Sector.
  • Highest Exports per Employee in IT and ITES Sector.
  • Highest % of Women Employer in IT and ITES Sector.
  • Highest % of Differently-abled Manpower Employer in IT and ITES Sector.
  • Woman Entrepreneur of the year –IT
  • IT Pride of Karnataka.
  • IT Ratna of Karnataka

STPI IT Export Awards

STPI recognises IT companies based on their performance and contribution to the industry by bestowing Export Awards in different categories every year in a star studded evening.

The STPI IT Export Awards are categorized under 10 main categories. An eminent jury committee consisting of representatives from STPI, Government of Karnataka, Academia and Industry recommends the deserving awardees under the following 10 main categories, covering entire spectrum of IT, ITES and Electronics & Hardware Exporting Companies.

Bengaluru Tech Exchange

Much of the innovations and Cutting edge R&D are conducted in premier national research laboratories. Many of these research activities contributes to the development of human lives and have the potential to become commercially valuable products and services.

Bengaluru Tech Exchange (BTE) is an excellent platform aimed at connecting such innovations / research ideas which can be commercialised with the right Start Up / investor community and thus help translate ideas into products from Lab-to-Market.

Calling all Premier Indian Research Institutes like ICAR, CSIR, DSIR, DRDO, ISRO, DAE and many more pursuing phenomenal R&D activated from Agri-to-Aerospace sectors to adequately leverage Bengaluru Tech Exchange platform in taking the ideas from Lab-to-Market.

Rural IT Quiz

The Rural IT Quiz is one of the Flagship Programmes conducted by the Department of IT, BT and S&T, Govt. of Karnataka in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) since the year 2000, as part of the event. The Quiz has earned an entry in the Limca Book of Records as the first IT Quiz for Rural students in India.

For a decade now, the programme has helped enhance IT awareness amongst students at the grassroots level, keeping them abreast of the latest developments in the world of Information Technology. The programme is conducted for students from standard 8 – 12.

Since 2010, the programme has moved beyond Karnataka and today has a national footprint covering the States of MP, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Jharkhand & Rajasthan to help students in smaller towns and districts of these States understand technology better – as technology today is an enabler in diverse fields such as Engineering, Medicine, Law, Sports, Science, Movie, Music, Government, Automobile and Telecommunication.

In the same vein, the programme teaches students the value of teamwork, mental agility, out-of-the-box thinking and builds confidence levels among the youth as they grow into citizens who will steer the nation to greater heights in the years ahead.

The Regional Finals of the programme will be conducted and the winners will now vie for the top honours at the National Finals of the Rural IT Quiz to be conducted concurrent to the event.

Case Study

IT, Biotech and Life Sciences Industry experts present their real life case study analysis required in order to investigate technical or business problems, examine the alternative solutions for similar situations, and brainstorm to propose the most effective solutions using supporting evidence. This offers participants an opportunity to understand real life application of latest technology and their impact.


BTS offers short sessions for Centre for Excellence’s (CoE’s) from various verticals, this interactive workshop leads smaller group of participants to choose from various technical topics to gain specialized information or training. Workshop presenters from both corporates as well as researches & technology choose to share knowledge on their latest innovations and address the latest challenges in the field of Information Technology and Biotechnology. These workshops/tutorials will also be conducted at co-host locations.

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Biotech Leaders Conclave

It is an exclusive panel discussion of Leaders from Global Biotech community. The conclave will bring you face to face with Industry & Research Captains who will share their insights with you, capturing emerging trends, unravelling ideas focusing on growth drivers that will shape the future of Life sciences and Healthcare ecosystem.

Bio Excellence Awards

An exciting & exclusive event, the Bio Excellence Awards will recognise and honour the the contribution of eminent Biotech Companies and Individuals for their outstanding achievements in the field of Life Sciences, research and Biotechnology. Exhibitor Awards for the best Designed & Informative Booth in the International tradeshow and Poster Awards for the most original and Innovative Idea will also be presented during the Programme.

Bengaluru Tech Exchange

Ever since independence, thanks to the visionary leadership of our first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, India has invested in fundamental research as well as translational research across various streams of science and technologies under leading research Institutions and Departments like CSIR, ICMR, ICAR, DST, DBT, ISRO, DRDO, DAE and more.

Over one million scientists spread over 265 National Research Laboratories are conducting their cutting edge research and developing innovations. Many of these research activities have the potential to become commercially valuable technologies products and services.

Lab to Market:
Bengaluru Tech Exchange (BTE) is first of its kind platform which is inviting all Premier Indian Research Institutes of India to exhibit, present and hold one to one meetings with Industry, start ups & investors to fast forward Lab-to-Market journey of potential innovations.

Bio Quiz

India’s largest State Level Quiz on Biotechnolgy – BioQuiz 2018 now enters its 10th year in succession. The objective of the Quiz is to create excitement and awareness among the students about the fascinating field. The Quiz is open to B.Sc., B.Sc. Agri, B.E Biotechnology & B. Pharma students from across the Karnataka State. The competition will be held through regional rounds followed by finals in front of the packed house during the event.

Poster – Walkway of Discovery

Poster Submission Form

Poster Presentation is one of the major programs to be held during Bengaluru Tech Summit 2018. It will be aimed at generating new breakthrough ideas in Biotech and helping put these ideas into practice through interaction of poster presenters with distinguished visitors from industry, research organizations and the investment community seeking cutting edge innovations, solutions and collaborations.

Poster Session at Bengaluru Tech Summit 2018 invites applications from young researchers, scientists and technocrats to share their innovations and research projects through Posters.

Poster Presentation is an Opportunity to present a poster of your research work to an audience of over 1000+ industry professionals & catch their attention. These distinguished visitors are actively seeking cutting edge innovations, solutions and collaborations.

It is an Opportunity to meet and discuss your ideas and results with top-notch venture capital firms for possible commercialization.

The contents of selected posters will be printed in the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2018 Program Document by way of abstracts, which will be distributed to all the delegates of Bengaluru Tech Summit 2018.

Poster Walkway of Discovery offers an Opportunity for recognition within & outside the scientific community and to win prizes for Best Posters.

For further details,
Ms. Prabha Sharon

Poster coordinator
Bengaluru Tech Summit 2018

Mobile: 91-9916785005

Bio Accelerator Programme

Live Business Plan Competition is imitative of Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services inviting individuals, Students and Researchers, Scientists to come up with concepts and ideas for business plan competition across broad areas of Life Sciences- Healthcare (BioPharma and Medical Devices/Diagnostics), Agriculture, Food/Nutrition, Environmental Biotechnology and Industrial Biotechnology.

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