Research, Innovation and Commercialization – Opportunities and Challenges

5 December 2017, 17:30 – 21:30

Research, innovation and commercialization are three crucial elements to sustainable growth of a knowledge-based economy. Knowing what are the opportunities and challenges at each of these stages is beneficial to a researcher, engineer, or scientist. A special session on this topic was held, organized by the IEEE Young Professionals (YP), IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) and IEEE ComSoc Women in Communications Engineering (WICE), on Dec. 5th at the MBS Expo.

More details on the full program may be found at the following link:


At this event the WICE Outstanding Achievement Award 2017 was presented to Prof.  Urbashi Mitra.