Institutes of Technology should be lightning rods for entrepreneurs

Undermined by financial problems, Ireland’s Institutes of Technology have a powerful role yet to play in the country’s entrepreneurial journey, writes John Kennedy. At the end of the working week, I had time for one more phone call. I spoke to David Whelan from a company called Immersive VR Education. I had met him a year earlier at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) R&D campus, known as the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG), which is nestled in a river valley on Ireland’s south-east coast. On that earlier occasion, Whelan…

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Herbal gardens in educational institutes to develop a breed of entrepreneurs: Naeem Akhtar

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 03: Minister of Education, Naeem Akhtar, today asked the school and college authorities to expedite the establishment of herbal gardens, so that a new breed of entrepreneurs will come out of such educational institutes. The Minister said this while addressing a meeting to review development of herbal gardens in educational institutes at Women’s College here. The meeting was attended MD JKPDC, Dr. Shah Faisel, College Principals, J&K Medicinal Plant Board representative and other concerned officials. The Minister said that the State with its unique geography has enormous potential…

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