The project review committee meetings of TePP Phase I Projects of Dr.P.T.Ajith Kumar, Dr.Mayadevi, Mr.T.K.Velayudham, Mr.V.K.Shaji, Dr.MSN Balasubramaniyan, Mr.Hari Sasi and Mr.Haleelul Rahman were conducted on December 14, 2011 at Technopark TUC. Shri.P.K.Agarwal Scientist C from DSIR, Govt of India was the Chairman of the PRC meetings. Seven Technology Angels from various academic and research institutes like National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Indian institute of Space Technology (IIST), College of Engineering, Trivandrum (CET), TKM Engineering College and Women’s College, Trivandrum along with Dr.K.C.Chandrasekharan Nair, Co-ordinator-Technopark TUC and T-TUC officials were the other committee members. Majority of the innovators had demonstrated the prototypes they developed with the TePP grant, while a few had done the video demonstrations. The committee members expressed satisfaction over the progress of all the projects reviewed. Among the seven, five projects were recommended for successful closure and the remaining two projects of Mr.T.K.Velayudham & Mr.Hari Sasi were recommended for foreclosure.
Vyapaar a complete trade show on Technology, Electronics, Tourism, Textiles, Kids was held from 21-25 Dec, 2011 at Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum. VYAPAAR hosted a diverse range of products, suppliers and service providers. The meet was inaugurated by Hon Minister for Finance Shri. KM.Mani on Dec 21, 2011. Dr. KCC Nair, Secretary and Registrar, Technopark TBI was present for the inauguration and felicitated the gathering. Technopark TBI engaged two sessions as part of the trade show, on ‘Angel Investment in Kerala Scenario by Mr. Lepeesh Parat, CEO, ZestyBeanz Technologies on Dec 22’ and on ‘Promoting Innovation & Entrepreneurship – The Role of Technology Business Incubators’ by Mr. Sreejith.S & Ms. Surya Thankam.S, Technical Officers of T-TBI on Dec 23, 2011
Innoz Technologies, one of the leading mobile application development companies in India graduated from Technopark TBI to its new office in Bangalore. Mr. Deepak Ravindran is the Cofounder and CEO and Abhinav, Ashwin, Hisham are other Founder directors of Innoz. Innoz started their journey as a virtual incubatee of Technopark TBI from Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) in LBS College of Engineering, Kasaragod. Innoz is one of the leading mobile application companies in India today. Their Flagship product, SMSGYAN, an ‘SMS Search Engine’ to find instant information on demand has more than 1.5 Million Users on Airtel and has altogether 7 million users in India making this one of the fastest growing mobile services in India. Innoz is rated among the Global 100 technology companies by prestigious RED Herring Magazine for 2010 and also won the Nasscom Award for Top 10 Emerging companies in India. For SMSGYAN Deepak Ravindran, CEO-Innoz has also been selected as one of the top innovators in India under 35 by Technology Review, a publication of MIT.