The Department of Science and Technology (DST) – Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) was held at Hotel Taj Vivanta, Vazhutacaud, Trivandrum on Sep 29, 2011. FICCI , Department of Science and Technology, Government of India; Lockheed Martin Corporation; Indo US Science and Technology Forum, IC2 Institute, University of Texas, Austin along with Technopark TBI jointly organised the Technology Expo in Trivandrum. Minister for Industries & IT, Shri P K Kunhalikutty was the chief guest of the function. H K Mittal, Secretary – Technology Development Board and Advisor & Head – National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), DST, Ms. Jennifer Byrne, VP – Corporate Engineering & Technology, Lockheed Martin; Dr. Juan Miguel Sanchez Mangold, VP – Research, University of Texas; Dr. Rajiv Sharma, ED, Indo-US S&T Forum; Nirankar Saxena, Director, FICCI and Mervin Alexander, CEO, Technopark were present on the occasion.
A Compendium of Technologies was also released. 19 winners showcased their technological innovations as part of the expo. Artin Dynamics and Light Logics incubated by Technopark TBI who won the Gold Medals in 2011 IIGP also exhibited their products in the exhibition.