GUWAHATI, Feb 2: A 34-member student team from the University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) left for IIT Kharagpur on Thursday to participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), the annual international corporate convergence organized by the Entrepreneurship Cell (E-cell), IIT Kharagpur. The summit will be held from February 3 to 5, 2023.
The innovator students of USTM are accompanied by three mentors, Dr Deboja Sharma, Dr Mautushi Das, and Dr Alamdar Husain, to participate in the mega event. The student participants are from various departments, namely, Applied Biology, Botany, and Pharmaceutical Science. Speaking in this context, USTM chancellor M Hoque said, “We always encourage and motivate our students to cultivate innovation and creativity. This international event of IIT Kharagpur will no doubt benefit the students in terms of exposure and knowledge in the global platform.”
“The global Entrepreneurship Summit 2023 – ‘Realm of Renaissance’ is an attempt to provide a much-needed resurgence for the Indian startup ecosystem to overcome the current fundraising winter and the worrying depreciation of unicorn startups,” said Dr Amit Choudhury, dean, School of Business Sciences, USTM.