Movements around India’s 2030 Electric Vehicle Goals


A recent report published by NITI Aayog, the Indian government’s think tank, estimates that India can cut carbon emissions by 34% and save up to 60 billion USD in 2030, by adopting a road-based mobility system driven by electric vehicles[1]. The report announced that India plans to sell only electric vehicles by 2030, an ambitious turnaround to the current estimate of only 1% of India’s 200 million vehicles being electric

GBI seeks cleantech nominees for 'Later Stage Awards'


Each year the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) host the “Later Stage Awards”, displaying the world’s leading cleantech innovation. Global Business Inroads (GBI) is seeking to nominate select Indian cleantech companies for the 2017 Later Stage Awards. The Top 10 Grand Prize Winners of 2017 will be announced at the 7th annual GCCA Award events in London on October 31, 2017


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GBI to make important announcements at BIO 2017 in San Diego


Global Business Inroads (GBI) and its partners Global LifeSci Development Corp. (GLDC) and IV2 Alliance Inc. are excited to be participating and organizing a keynote session with former U.S. FDA Commissioner, Andrew C. von Eschenbach. GBI has been working closely with GLDC on the International Cluster of Clusters™, a project to build and advance international biomedical innovation.

This concept of International Cluster of Clusters™ will be showcased at the...

The practicalities of automated vehicles in 2017


In the United States alone, there are approximately 350,000 road accidents involving trucks, resulting in nearly 4000 deaths per year[1]. Most of these accidents are attributed to human errors, which are likely to increase owing to the fact drivers are typically paid per mile of transport[2]. Moreover truck drivers drive for a certain amount of time each day – typically 11 hours in the US – and drive at higher speeds than the optimal fuel-efficient speed of about 45 miles per hour...

The gap in medical technology in India


Over recent years, the healthcare industry in India registered a growth of 10% and is expected to reach USD 145 billion by 2018 and over USD 280 billion by 2025. Factors such as increased spending capacities, rising life expectancy, and growing public awareness to personal health have contributed to a higher demand for quality, affordable healthcare services[1].

Despite India’s potential for growth in the medical sector, we lag behind several BRIC countries in terms of meeting t...

India's 62 million tons per year (and growing) garbage problem


Can we recycle waste into opportunity?

         A recent survey by the Central Pollution Control Board, claims that out of the 62 million tons of municipal solid waste generated per annum in India, only 43 million tons (MT) is collected, of which 12 MT is treated and managed and 31 MT[1] is dumped in landfill sites, or ends up as untreated waste in lakes and wetlands.

The amount of waste created in urban sectors in India is approx...