Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF): Team India 2021 wins 9 Grand Awards and 8 Special Awards
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Team India 2021 won 9 Grand Awards and 8 Special Awards at Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) for innovations ranging from identification of genes responsible that resist abiotic stress in species to augmented reality smart stethoscope that allows non-medicals to perform accurate pulmonary screening. Team India students competed with 1833 budding scientists from 64 countries, regions, and territories across the globe.
“Creativity is connecting dots of knowledge. Our aim should be to become a creative thinker with some nonlinear expertise and to reach out to connect the dots,” Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. IRIS National Fair was held virtually this year and saw participation from more than 65,000 students and science enthusiasts, judged under 21 Categories.
IRIS National Fair’ is a program of EXSTEMPLAR Education Linkers Foundation; funded by Broadcom and supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. School students based in India in the age group 10 to 17 with innovative projects can participate in it responding to invitations for applications.
IRIS aligns with 5 national level mega-fairs – National Children Science Congress (NCSC); Science Fair by National Council of Science Museums (NCSM); Jawaharlal Nehru Science Fair by National Council of Educational Research & Training (NCERT); Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Science Exhibition; Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) awards program.
See the full list of Regeneron ISEF Grand Awards