Contents

Foreword by Desh Deshpande

Preface

1 Science, technology and innovation: An Introduction

2 Leading science and technology: A ‘must do’ for India

3 Research in India: The Past, Present and Future

4 Researchers: Attracting our best minds

5 Resources for research: Speed, Accessibility and merit

6 Research Environment: Connecting, collaborating and competing

7 Research, industry and science entrepreneurship

8 Questioning the Existing: Research Questions that Matter

9 Building world class universities: Policy and institutional structures

10 Leading science and technology: Vision for the future