International Conference on Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture: from Research to Innovation

India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
November 20-21, 2017

About the Conference

TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre (TDNBC), in partnership with The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India organized the International Conference on Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture: From Research to Innovation on 20-21 November 2017 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi and TERI Gram, Gurugram.

The Conference aimed to develop a deeper understanding of advances in Nanobiotechnology in areas of agriculture, encourage interaction within the international research community for wider application, accelerated product development and for the benefit of society by innovating to achieve sustainability at the farm level and in agricultural practices of India... Read more

Thematic Sessions

  • Session 1: Smart nano vehicles for efficient delivery of agrochemicals and agents that can ameliorate soil health
  • Session 2: Nano-enabled Technologies for Pre- and Post - harvest agricultural produce and the farm sector
  • Session 3: Sensing Technologies for Agriculture and the Farm
  • Session 4: Nanosystems in terms of their perceived hazards and mitigation strategies
  • Session 5: Facilitating Nano-based Technologies and Fostering Innovation
  • Session 6: Breakout Group Discussions in the Thematic areas of the Conference

Technology Showcase

  • Technology Snapshots
  • Posters

Special Features at Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture

Vision of NANOFORAGRI2017

Thematic Sessions

Technology Snapshots and Posters Showcase

Discussions on Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture Objectives

Showcase latest research developments in Nanobiotechnology for Agricultural applications

Technology snapshots in Nanobiotechnology for Agricultural applications

Engaging discussions on taking ideas from research to commercialization and fostering innovation in nanotechnology

Prioritize future research areas, identify the innovation space in nano-enabled systems for agriculture


  • Dr Suchita Ninawe, Adviser and Scientist G, Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India

  • Dr Rajiv Sharma, Secretary SERB and Mission Director, DST-Nanomission, Govt. of India

  • Dr Dhananjay K Tiwary, Joint Director, Department of Biotechnology

  • Dr Alok Dhawan, IITR, Lucknow, India

  • Dr David Cahill, Deakin University, Australia

  • Dr Alok Adholeya, TERI, New Delhi, India

  • Dr Lingxue Kong, Deakin University, Australia

  • Dr Colin Barrow, Deakin University, Australia

  • Dr Dinesh Mohan, JNU, New Delhi

  • Dr V Ramgopal Rao, IIT Delhi

  • Dr Y K Gupta, AIIMS, New Delhi

  • Dr Jagat Kanwar, Deakin University, Australia

Invited Speakers

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India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003 India
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