The Indo-US Conference on Bioengineering and Regenerative Medicine (ICBR- 2020) will be held during Feb 27-29, 2020 at the School of Biochemical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India.
The conference aims at creating an effective platform for the exchange of innovative ideas and research in the field of Bioengineering and Regenerative Medicine to accomplish a healthy and sustainable economy. The thematic areas of the conference include important sessions from areas like Biopharmaceutical and Medical Biotechnology, Bioprocess and Bioseparation Engineering, Biochips, Biosensors, Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, and Regenerative Medicine.
The primary objective of this conference is to increase bilateral cooperation in academic exchange and technology development in cutting edge science and have direct social relevance to humankind, especially in India. SPARC aims at improving the research ecosystem of India’s Higher Education Institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian Institutions and the top global Institutions. It is the first international conference organized by the School of Biochemical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi which will enrich the Indo-US collaboration and promotion of bilateral cooperation through academic and research partnership between FIU, Miami, and IIT (BHU), Varanasi.
Special Sessions will be the part of the conference. This would involve Idea/ Start-up Conclave all along the conference days. The Idea/Start-up Conclave is planned for participation by students where registration should be made separately. The selection of students for contest will be made by the committee after precise considerations.
Varanasi, the oldest living city of the world and holiest city in Hinduism, is a cultural center of North India situated on the banks of river Ganga and is also known as the land of The Shiva. The city is known worldwide for its ghats, embankments made in steps of stone slabs along the river. Some of them being the Dashashwamedh Ghat, the Panchganga Ghat, the Manikarnika Ghat, and the Harishchandra Ghat where pilgrims perform rituals and can watch Ganga Aarti. Varanasi has grown to be an important industrial center, famous for its muslin and silk fabrics, perfumes, ivory works, and sculptures.
Varanasi has also remained a center of activity for intellectuals and theologians during the Middle Ages, which further contributed to its prestige as a cultural center of religion and education. Varanasi attracts students and scholars from across the country and has an overall literacy rate of 80%. It is home to several colleges and universities. The campus of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), which is one of the most prominent residential universities in Asia with over 20,000 students, is located in the heart of Varanasi. The Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi is designated an Institute of National Importance and is one of the 23 Indian Institutes of Technology.