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A toast to ‘Indi-innovators’

The majority of the innovations recognised are in the product category — and highlight the very wide spectrum of players involved, from a large multinational such as Texas Instruments to wholly Indian companies, for instance, Mistral, to academia-fuelled start-ups such as Mango.

The Bangalore-based Comat Technologies has created rural business centres that address a key challenge: how to make a viable business out of it and how to scale up. Mango Technologies was born out of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and has quickly become a respected supplier of solutions for mobile handsets, personal media players and the burgeoning area of Linux-fuelled personal devices. Read more...