About The Conclave


  • Higher Education Institutions receive significant funds mainly from the Government to conduct research and publish articles and file patents.
  • Most of the patents though have industrial utility, and innovation index yet fail to see the light of the market. Several steps have been taken to address this issue. But, little benefits have been noticed.
  • The purpose of this conclave is to deliberate some of these gaps and address them in a systematic way.
  • In this conference, the key highlights of would be the role of Incubators in plugging some of the gaps in converting IP assets into commercially viable or industrially applicable outcomes.

Key Outcomes

  • Learn about the current status of IP in India
  • Contribution of IP to the national economic and scientific growth.
  • Networking with the key stakeholders in IP community in Andhra Pradesh
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Certificate of Participation

All the registered and attended participants will receive certificate of participation and the key speakers will receive certificate of speaker and certificate of participation.

Who can Apply?

  • Academic Institutions (Universities, Colleges, Research Organizations)
  • Government Bodies
  • IP Facilitation Centers
  • IP Attorneys & firms
  • Innovators
  • Faculty
  • Startups and Students

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AIC-SKU Confederation, Sri Krishnadevaraya University (AIC-SKU), a premier Incubator set up as special purpose vehicle, is a not-for-profit company established in 2017 under sec-8, Indian Companies Act 2013 with the support of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI-Aayog, Govt. of India.

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National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) with the support of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSME), Govt of India established IPFC Centre in on 28thJanuary 2017 in the city of destiny Vishakhapatnam.

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Prof. M.R.K.Reddy

Vice-chancellor, Sri Krishnadevaraya University
Chairman, AIC-SKU Confederation, Andhra Pradesh, India

Andhra Pradesh, India

Sridhar Krishnamoorthy

Managing Director,
Arjas Steel Private Ltd.

Andhra Pradesh, India

Ramanan Ramanathan

Former (First) Mission Director Atal Innovation Mission, Fmr Additional Secretary at NITI Aayog

Mumbai, India

Anil Kumar Tentu

CEO, AP Innovation Society, Govt of AP

Andhra Pradesh, India

Dr Bijay Kumar Sahu

Head-WIPO-Technology Innovation Support Centre (TISC) & Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (IPFC) , NRDC, Govt. of India

Andhra Pradesh, India

Dr. Yashawant Dev Panwar

Scientist F and Head PFC at Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council

Haryana, India

Prithvi Sai Penumadu

Official at AIM - NITI Aayog

New Delhi, India

Naveen Lakkur

Chief Innovation Coach at Institute of Inspiring Innovation

Bangalore, India

Marcelo Vivacqua

Undersecretary of Innovation in Management of the Secretary of Management and Human Resources of the Government

Espírito Santo, Brazil

Hiroki Watanabe

Director, IPR Division, Japan External Trade Organization
Regional IP Attaché for South Asia, Japan Patent Office

New Delhi, India/h3>

Bindu Sharma

Founder & CEO,
Origiin IP Solutions LLP

Bangalore, India

Saurabh Trivedi

Founder IP Samadhan | Partner at Agility Ventures | Ex-Founder Boudhik Ventures

New Delhi, India

Hima Bindu

Head, Operations at Novel Patent Services Pvt. Ltd.

Andhra Pradesh, India

David Hurtado, LLM, MA

Founder & CEO,

Bogota, Colombia

Anand Kannan

CEO, Avas DigiTech & Board Member, Innovationworld.org

Bangalore, India


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Registration Includes:

Welcome Kit | Network Lunch | High Tea | Dinner(only on Day-1) | Certificate | Local Transport | ID Card


Students or Individual Innovators

Students, Individual Innovators can register here

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Startups (founders/co-founders/team members) can register here

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Faculty, Members from Govt Institutes & Incubators from HEIs

Faculty, Members from Govt Institutes & Incubators from HEIs can register here

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Industry, Private sector, IPR firms

Industry, Private sector, IPR firms can register here

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Conclave Venue

Alexander Grand, Sapthagiri Circle, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India

It’s the best place to accommodate family and corporate guests with well-furnished rooms, banquet halls, and multi varieties of restaurant cuisines and a group of catering events will be accomplished at one and only place in Anantapur.

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09:00 AM
Meet, Greet & Registration
10:00 AM
Inauguration by Prof. M.R.K Reddy
10:15 AM
Session on AIM to Innovate by Sri. Prithvi Sai
10:55 AM
Atmanirbhar Bharat - Innovation & Entrepreneurship Imperative by Sr. Ramanan Ramanatham
11:35 AM
High Tea
11:45 AM
Institutional Mechanism in Strengthening IP and Innovation in AP : Role of APIS by Sri. Anil Kumar
12:25 AM
IPRs for Creative India (art, paint, music, performing, and many more) by Sri. Bindu Sharma
01.05 PM
Networking Lunch
01.50 PM
Flowers & Thorns- Do IPRs really add value in academic Institutions? by Sri. Hima Bindu Atti
Sensatization for HEIs applying for AICs/ACICs followed by Q&A by Sri. Prithvi Sai
03:10 PM
Hits and Misses-Biggest IP impact and the costliest blunders by Anand Kannan
03:30 PM
AIC-SKU visit & High Tea
04:00 PM
05:00 PM
MoU Exchanges
05:30 PM
Learning through Fun Activities followed by Dinner


10:00 AM
Opening Remarks
10:15 AM
"IPR-India’s Flashback (the journey of IP revolution in India so far)" by Dr. B.K.Sahu
10:55 AM
"Look beyond -Tremendous possibilities of IPS sector in India in next 25 years" by Dr. Yashawant Dev Parmar
11:35 AM
High Tea
11:45 AM
Incubators - The missing link in monetizing the IPRs by Naveen Lakkur
12:25 PM
Can IPRs be Deal Breakers for Successful Investment by Saurabh Trivedi
01:05 PM
Networking Lunch
02:00 PM
Expectations for Indian Intellectual Property System - Japan Perspective by Hiroki Watanabe
02:40 PM
How Universities can monetize the IP assets for the sustainable growth by David Hurthado
03:10 PM
High Tea
03:20 PM
IPRs - LATAM perspective by Marcelo Vivacqua
03:50 PM
Valedictory Address by Sri. Sridhar Krishnamoorthy
04:10 PM
Vote of Thanks by Dr. C. Chandra Mouli


Contact Us

Conclave Registrations & other Info: +918328589345
Transportation: Raja Sekhar - +919849806462 | Accomodation Details: Naresh: +919502559849