Innovation in India

CFI president and CEO joins the Governor General for a state visit to India
February 21, 2014

Dr. Gilles Patry, president and CEO of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) joins their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston on a week-long state visit to India, from February 22 to March 2. Dr. Patry is part of a delegation of high-profile Canadians who continue to make significant contributions to Canada’s political, educational, innovation and economic capacity.

A three-city tour, which includes stops in New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai, will introduce the Governor General and his retinue to their Indian counterparts so they may enhance academic, cultural and economic ties between their two countries. Dr. Patry in particular welcomes the opportunity to experience, first-hand, the strategies used to promote innovation within India’s academic and entrepreneurial sectors.

For further details about this state visit, please click here. For updates about Dr. Patry’s experience in India, please follow the CFI’s Twitter feed, @innovationCA.