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StartupTN launches Industry 4.0 initiative


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Chennai: StartupTN, the State Nodal Agency for Startup and Innovation, functioning under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Department launched the Industry 4.0 & Advanced Manufacturing Forum on Monday as part of its sectoral initiatives.

The forum was launched by Mr Sivarajah Ramanathan, Mission Director and CEO of StartupTN.

Senior government officials, entrepreneurs and other key stakeholders from the sectors at CMRL Building in the city attended the event on Monday.

To mark the occasion, StartupTN also signed two MoUs. Mr Sivarajah Ramanathan exchanged an MoU with Mr. S. Hari, CEO of Bootstrappers Research Council, for Virtual Incubation and IPR Support, and another with Mr. Vish Sahasranamam, Co-Founder & CEO of Forge Innovation & Ventures, for Industrial Innovation & Growth Partnership.

A Panel Discussion titled ‘Open Industrial Innovation through Startups: Redefining Manufacturing

and Value-Chains’ was held as part of the forum launch. The discussion, moderated by Mr. Vish Sahasranamam, saw the participation of Thiru. Sivarajah Ramanathan, Mr. Dhinesh Kanakaraj, Founder & CEO of Fabheads Automation, Mr. Sekar Udayamurthy, Founder & CEO of Jidoka Technologies, and Mr. Moorthi Kanagaraj, Founder & Director of Enthu Technologies.

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