Mr Michael Costa, Deputy Consul General from Australian Consulate-General, Chennai had visited ASPIRE incubation centres of the University of Hyderabad on December 16, 2021 and interacted with the ASPIRE-UoH and start-ups at Incubation centres.
The ASPIRE team comprising of Profs. G.S.Prasad, P. Reddanna, S. Rajagopal and G. Rajaram along with CEO’s of ASPIRE-TBI and ASPIRE-BioNEST participated in the interactions and explained about the initiatives taken by the ASPIRE and the University of Hyderabad in creating a vibrant innovation ecosystem in the university.
Mr. Costa briefed the ASPIRE team of ASPIRE about the upcoming new initiatives of Australian Govt for promoting bilateral relations and collaborations for start-ups between two countries. Mr. Costa praised the activities of ASPIRE and start-ups in deep tech sectors.  Both the teams agreed to explore the possibilities of initiating joint programs related to innovation and entrepreneurship.