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Innovation Management

Leveraging Design Thinking for Digital Transformation - IoT India Congress 2019

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Imperative for Indian Software Service Industry

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Empathy & Confrontation

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Intellectual Property Management

Patent Insights - Anti Viral / Bacterial Face Mask

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Growing revenue with near-zero investment

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Patent Portfolio of Major Automobile Companies - Electric Cars

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Patent Portfolio of Major Automobile Companies - Two Wheelers

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Patent Portfolio of Major Indian IT Companies

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Articles

Innomantra Fortune India Company of The Year 2022

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Driving Ideas accelerates Intellectual Property

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The Magic of Managing IP Portfolio

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​Opening an Account for Innovation in Banking

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Press Release

May 2019:

​IET partners with KPMG & Innomantra to conduct masterclasses on systematic innovation - Money Control - 20th May 2019


​IET partners with KPMG Innomantra to conduct masterclasses on systematic innovation - India Finance News - 20th May 2019


​IET signs MoU with KPMG and Innomantra to develop and conduct Master Classes - The Samikhsya - 20th May 2019


May 2018:

​IET partners with KPMG Innomantra to conduct masterclasses on systematic innovation - The Business Telegraph (UK) - 20th May 2019


​IET Signs MoU with KPMG and Innomantra to develop and conduct Master Classes - United News of India (UNI) - 20th May 2019


​KPMG, Innomantra and The IET India to Develop and Conduct Masterclasses on Design Thinking - BW CIO World - 20th May 2019


​KPMG, Innomantra and The IET India to Develop and Conduct Masterclasses on Design - Dataquest - 20th May 2019


​IET India Signs MoU with KPMG & Innomantra to Conduct Masterclass on Design Thinking and Systematic Innovation - Digital Terminal - 20th May 2019


​IET India Signs MoU with KPMG & Innomantra to Conduct Masterclass on Design Thinking and Systematic Innovation - Telecom Today - 20th May 2019


​IET India Partners KPMG, Innomantra to Conduct Masterclasses on Design Thinking and Systematic Innovation - Mouse World - 20th May 2019


​IET India sign an MoU with KPMG and Innomantra to conduct Masterclasses - Times Tech - 20th May 2019


Masterclass on Design Thinking and Systematic Innovation - Business Fortnight - 28th May 2018

​Innomantra India launches in Sri Lanka - Island Online - 29th May 2018


Innomantra India sees immense opportunity for innovation with Sri Lanka being the catalyst for Asia - Sunday Leader - 29th May 2018


​Innomantra India enters Sri Lanka - Daily FT - 30th May 2018


Innomantra India launches in Sri Lanka - Suratha.lk - 30th May 2018


​Innomantra India launched in Sri Lanka - Daily News - 31st May 2018


Innomantra India launches in Sri Lanka - Daily Mirror Business - 31st May 2018

June 2018:

​Innomantra India launches in Sri Lanka - Free Media Network - 01st June 2018


Innomantra India launches in Sri Lanka - LMD - 28th May 2018

Events

May 2022

5th May 2022 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) & Young Indians is organising an Innovation Week in Mysuru, India. Ms.Suchetha M S, Principal Consultant - IP Research & Management delivering a lecture on Ideas to Intellectual Property for Young Leaders and Mr.Rakesh Babu K L, COO & Executive Director will talk on ‘Inspiring Innovation with systematic approach.

11th May 2022 : The National Association of Software and Service Companies ( NASSCOM) Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry Region, India is organising a short workshop on Discover Design Thinking ‘Functional Innovation Way’ for IT and ITeS Leaders. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra will be facilitating the session. The session will highlight the Innovation Management is evolving as a practice to bring a culture of innovation and design thinking in future tech organisations.

20th May 2022 : Financial Express is organising SME EXPORTS SUMMIT 2022 (Virtual). India reached a major milestone this year by meeting the government’s annual export target. The merchandise exports for FY2021-2022 crossed the landmark figure of $400 billion with a significant share coming from the MSME sector. Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, Innomantra will be sharing thoughts on Innovation to amplify growth along with other prominent speakers and experts from the industry and academia. Please do join us!


April 2022

27th April 2022 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Andhra Pradesh, India had organised a session on Leading Design Thinking Functional Innovation Way for CxOs. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra facilitated the session. The session was moderated by Dr.Venkata Ramana, CII Vice Chairman, Founder & CEO, Avera AI Mobility Private Limited, India, Ms. C.Neelima, Chairperson, CII, Vijayawada & Managing Director, Incap Limited, India and Mr.Krishna Mohan, Past-Chairman, Vijayawada.

26th April 2022 : World Intellectual Property day celebrated at NIE, Mysore in association with Innomantra. A special lecture was organised by Ms. Suchetha M S, Principal Consultant, IP Research & Management to highlight the importance of Patents Mr. Rakesh Babu K.L, COO & Executive Director. The occasion was highly appreciated by Prof.Dr.M.S.Ganeshprasad, Vice-Principal,NIE, Prof.Dr.Nithin K.S, Co-ordinator, NIE-CRD, Prof.Dr.N.C.Balaji, Co-ordinator, NIE-CRD, Prof. Amjad Hussain, Head, Incubation Center, NIE Prof.Vivek Bharadwaj, Convenor, NIE-IIC, NIE faculty and students of NIE.

7th April 2022 : Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director and CEO, will be conducting a session on 'Discover Design Thinking Functional Innovation Way' to Design Thinking & Innovation practitioners at Harvard Business School Cohort.

6th April 2022 : Innomantra in association with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), New Delhi organized a webinar on Reinventing Organisation for Innovation-15/150 56000, Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, and Dr. Kumudhini R. Principal Innovation and Strategy from Innomantra will be sharing insights and thoughts from the practitioner's perspective on how from intent to impact is achieved with a common purpose, language, and definition for Innovation. Senior Officials from BIS Mr.Jayanta Roy Choudhary, Dy. Director-General, Ms Sneh Latha Bhatnagar, Scientist "F", Head Management & Systems Dept, Mr. Kishore Mandal, Scientist 'B' will lead and moderate the webinar. Subject matter experts Mr.B Dhal, Sr. Advisor, KPMG and Mr. Manoj Kumar Parmar, Director, Global Programmes Al Shield, AloT, Bosch Global Software Technologies, India

March 2022

15th March 2022, Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director is invited as a guest speaker and a thought leader to give a Glimpse on Innovation Management and Discover Design Thinking for its post-graduate students at The National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India. The session is organized and co-facilitate by Prof.Dr.Ruchita Gupta, Associate Professor, NITIE Mumbai, India.

15th & 17th March 2022, Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra was invited as a guest speaker and an industry leader to deliver a session ‘Discover Design Thinking – Functional Innovation® Way’ to defence officers as students of Defence General Management Programme. The session focused on changing landscape of Innovation and the risk of not Innovating at The National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India. The session is organized and co-facilitate by Prof.Dr.Ruchita Gupta, Associate Professor, NITIE Mumbai, India.


February 2022

19th February 2022, IIT Kharagpur - Vinod Gupta School of Management hosted Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra Consulting Private Limited, as part of its online leadership talk series - Vaakya. The topic for the day is ‘Discover Design Thinking Functional® Way’ - A systematic approach for a purposeful, patentable and profitable ideas to innovate.


January 2022

29th January 2022, A short workshop on ‘Discover Design Thinking Functional Innovation® Way’ has been organised by SDM-Institute of Management Development, Mysuru, India, promoted by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Educational Trust for its Certificate in Management Programme students. The programme was co-facilitated by Prof.Dr. Sunil M V.


October 2021

18th October 2021, IET Bangalore Network - IET 150 Celebration is on!. Please encourage by enabling students and young professionals to participate in #hackathon2021 and win mega prizes. Future of #Sustainability & #CircularInnovation lies in the organization's ability to lead with passion and driven by the values of mother-earth friendly and triple-bottom- line initiatives impacting social, environmental, and financial goals. Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director and Chairman of IET Bangalore participated as Jury. The event was co-sponsored by Innomantra.

26th October 2021, Innomantra and The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Bangalore Network had organized an Innovation and Technology Leadership talk on EXPERIENCING DESIGN - The innovator's Journey, by Dr.Karen Petty Hold, Author, Founder and Design Strategist - Experience Labs, Washington D.C, USA. The event was hosted by Mr.K.L Rakesh Babu, COO & Executive Director, Innomantra, Dr.Santhosh Kumar Head – Technology, Atkins India, and a Vote of thanks was delivered by Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra, and Chairman IET Bangalore Network. The leaders from industry and academia had an immersive experience of ‘Experiencing Design’.


August 2021

12th August 2021, Innomantra participated as a knowledge partner at Confederation of Indian Industry’s Young Indian Forum as a part of The Future of Youth Conclave-2021, Young Indians Mysuru Chapter, India. Mr. K.L Rakesh Babu, Design Thinker, COO & Executive Director at Innomantra facilitated a short workshop on Discover Design Thinking for Growth for young leaders in the forum. He also emphasized that the future of business belongs to one who understands customers as people and empathizes with their needs by creating those ‘wow’ experiences with design thinking. The event was held at TAP Seminar Hall, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mr.Nikhil P Koundinya, Chapter Chair Yi Mysuru, Dr. B Sadashive Gowda, Principal, VVCE, Ms. Sowmya S D, Member - Yi Mysuru were present at the event

13th August 2021, Innovation & Entrepreneurship go hand-in-hand. Today technology is accessible to everyone, but businesses that are winning are the ones which cares and empathize with their customers. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra will be delivered a short workshop at TiE Mysuru.


June 2021

8th & 10 th June 2021, Innomantra Consulting Private Limited at the Confederation of Indian Industry forum. An Innovation series on Co-Creating & Reinventing Organisation with Innovation by Mr. K.L Rakesh Babu COO & Executive Director and Mr.Subash Franklin Principle Consultant - Growth Innovation will bring new insights and conversations with an end goal of exponential growth.

22nd June 2021, InnoboostTM – is a gamified tool to better understand how to commercialize innovative ideas as a Service and Experience Design Framework Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director co-facilitatied with Dr. Krista Keränen, Business Designer & Educator & Game Developer, Vision Factory Consulting, Finland, and panelist at the conference and Innovation Coaching Workshop at Innomantra at XXXII ISPIM INNOVATION CONFERENCE - BERLIN.


April 2021

27th April 2021, Alliance of Indian MSME, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association(ACMA) and VDA – Verband der Automobilindustrie, German Association of Automotive Industry joined hands with Innomantra for the above masterclass. The inaugural session was address by Mr. Dinesh Vedpathak, CEO , Skilling & Mentoring, ACMA, Mr.Dinesh Rai, IAS (Retd.), Former Secretary, Ministry of MSME Chairman, AIM, Mr.Karthikeyan A, Country Head, IMOVE, , Mr.Janakiram Shanker , Executive Director, AIM, Mr.Marius Ochel, Head of Cluster International Association Partnerships Africa & India,VDA and Ms.Inesa Kachmarchyk, Referentin Cluster Internationale, VDA


September 2020

4th to 5th September 2020 : Virtual Live Masterclass on Leading Ideas to Intellectual Property for Leaders and Technologists. The knowledge is frequently the difference between organizations that succeed and those that fail. Physical assets and traditional sources of competitive advantages such as manufacturing capability or location have far less relevance. The value of many of the world’s largest companies is increasingly vested in knowledge-based, intangible assets. An economy based on these assets is often known as innovation Economy’. Identifying, Protecting, Managing, and exploiting valuable intellectual property is the core element of the success of any technology companies The master facilitators are Ms.Suchetha M S, Head & Principal - IP Research & Management Practice and Ms.Sri Vidhya Easwaran (Vidhya) - Principal - Innovation and IP Research practice and Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra..
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9th September 2020 : Tamil Nadu Technology Development & Promotion Centre (TNTDPC) of CII in association with Innomantra Consulting Private Limited brings you a Virtual Live workshop on Create the Future with Functional Innovation® with the focus on 'Amplifying Systematic Approach to Drive Patentable & Profitable Ideas for Automotive Industry'. The master facilitators are international Innovation thought leaders Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director and Mr.Rakesh Babu K L, COO & Executive Director.
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August 2020

29th to 30th August 2020 : Virtual Live Masterclass on Leading Innovation Management System – ISO 56000 Series. Unleash the Power of Innovation!. The latest standard in the ISO innovation management series has recently been published, so be the early mover to get certified through a masterclass and move ahead to lead a competitive innovation world. The ISO 56000 family will also help organizations significantly amplify their ability to survive in our changing and uncertain world. It allows reinventing their organization through a systematic approach. The master facilitators include Dr.Kumudhini Ravindra, Principal - Strategic Innovation & IMS Practice, Ms.Thejeswini Balaji, Principal - IMS Practice, and Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, Innovation Thought Leader - Innovation and IP.
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July 2020

16th July 2020 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Karnataka State, India in association with Innomantra Consulting and KPMG Advisory, India. is organizing Virtual Workshop on Discover Design Thinking for Growth & Strategy. Master Facilitators Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra and Mr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Director, Innovation & Digital Transformation, KPMG Advisory will be leading the session..

9th July 2020 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Tamil Nadu Technology Development and Promotion Centre (TNDPC), India in association with Innomantra Consulting is organizing Virtual Workshop on Discover Design Thinking for Growth & Strategy. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra and Mr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Director, Innovation & Digital Transformation, KPMG Advisory will be the master facilitators for the workshop.

June 2020

9th June 2020 : Team Innomantra conducted a short workshop on ‘Ideas to Intellectual Property’ for 180+ Faculties and Researchers at The National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysore, India. The workshop convener was Prof.Dr.Rohini Nagapadma, Principal at NIE. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra was the master facilitator for the workshop


8th to 10th June 2020 : Team Innomantra Participated in XXXI ISPIM INNOVATION CONFERENCE, Theme: Innovating in Times of Crisis. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, Innomantra, represented the sessions by being part of the panel.


7th June 2020 : Team Innomantra participated in XXI ISPIM INNOVATION PRE-CONFERENCE Workshop - Beyond the Flipped Classroom in Digital Era, conducted by Prof. Dr. John Bessant and Dr. Bill Russel. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director participated in the panel discussion to reinvent Innovation Workshop delivery.


6th June 2020 : Global Minds Network has organized a Festival of Innovation – Webinar Series on theme Global Innovation Readiness – Strategic Co-Creation. In order to harness the collective intelligence of your organization, it’s important to create a common language for innovation. Learn how strategic co-creation with an integrated design methodology and tools can bring everyone together, from Bangalore to Paris. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra and Global thought leader will be conducted the session.


4th June 2020 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Tamil Nadu Technology Development and Promotion Centre (TNDPC) is organized India’s First Virtual Session on Strategic Innovation – Innovation Management Standard, ISO:56000 Series. Mr.Hakan Ozan, Director, Innovation & Digital Transformation Thought Leadership Innomantra, Ex-Executive Member of the ISO Technical Committee for Innovation Management, Innovation Standards, Sweden & Dr. Kumudhini Ravindra, Principal, Strategic Innovation & Standards at Innomantra.

May 2020

23rd May 2020 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Salem Zone, Tamil Nadu, India, and Innomantra Consulting has organized a virtual session on Growth Innovation 'Growing Revenue with Near-Zero Investment'. The session focuses on how Innovation should drive immediate, medium-term, and long-term revenue. The whole process starts with a diagnosis to identify revenue opportunities, formulating, and shaping innovation ideas to capture opportunities and then making everyone in the organization own it like their initiative. Mr. Subash Franklin, Principal – Strategic Growth Innovation and Mr. Rakesh Babu K L, COO & Executive Director, Team Innomantra will be delivering the session with case studies. Session Coordinator: Mr. Sreedharan, CII Salem.


22nd May 2020 : Global Minds Network has Organized a Festival of Innovation – Webinar Series on Global Innovation Readiness. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra was an invited panelist and inducted as Global Innovation Leader.


19th May 2020 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Mysore Zone and Innomantra Consulting is organized a virtual session on Growth Innovation 'Growing Revenue with Near-Zero Investment'. The session focuses on how Innovation should drive immediate, medium-term, and long-term revenue. It starts with a diagnosis to identify revenue opportunities, formulating and shaping innovation ideas to capture opportunities and then making everyone in the organization owns it like their initiative. Mr. Subash Franklin, Principal – Strategic Growth Innovation, and Mr. Rakesh Babu K L, COO & Executive Director, Team Innomantra will be delivering the session with case studies. Session Coordinator Mr. Kiran Kumar, CII Mysore.


16th May 2020 : Workflo – OYO Workspace, India had organized a virtual session on ‘Systematic Approach to Innovation & Creating Future’ for their resident clients. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra conducted the session.


12th May 2020 : Confederation of Indian Industry and Tamil Nadu Technology Development and Promotion Center, India in partnership with Innomantra has organized a virtual session by Dr.Karina R. Jensen and Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy on Theme: Leading Global Innovation for Multicultural Collaboration and International Success. The session will provide practical insights on driving innovation in a culturally diverse environment, a perfect session in trying times. Program Coordinator Hariharan T, CII-TNTDPC


9th May 2020 : Confederation of Indian Industry, South Region and Innomantra Consulting has Organised a Virtual Session on Growth Innovation; Growing Revenue with Near-Zero Investment for Small & Medium Business. Growth & Innovation Practice - In a tough business environment when demand in the core market gets challenged, businesses should look at tapping adjacencies that leverage the organizations' foundational assets. Not only are these moves less risky, but they also do not call for any upfront investments. The session will be led by Mr.Subash Franklin, Principal, Growth & Strategic Innovation & Mr.K.L Rakesh Babu, COO & Executive Director, from Team Innomantra.


9th May 2020 : Alliance University, Bengaluru, India had organized a virtual session on ‘Discover Design Thinking for Growth’ as a part of the faculty development programme. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra; conducted a session for around 50 Faculty members from Engineering and Management stream. Prof.Dr.Reeba Korah, Head of Department, Electronics & Communication had coordinated the session.

April 2020

28th to 29th April 2020 : Innomantra brings a masterclass on Discover Strategic Innovation - Innovation Management Standards ISO:56000 Series in Bengaluru, India. The masterclass is facilitated by Mr.Hakan Ozan, Sweden.
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29th April 2020 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Tamil Nadu Technology Development and Promotion Council (TNTDPC) in partnership with Innomantra Consulting is organized a Virtual Sprint Workshop on Amplify Innovation - 'Functional Innovation Way’. Functional Innovation is an integrated approach to creative ideation and problem solving which incorporates aspects from several well-known ideations and problem-solving techniques to generate high-quality ideas. Functional Innovation developed out of a research study that involved analyzing 30,000+ recent innovations and 10,000+ highly cited patents in order to identify common patterns and develop useful heuristics. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra has conducted the session. The session convener Mr. Ravi Ganapathy, Head- CII-TNTDPC.


26th April 2020 : Patent Insights Report Release - Anti Viral / Bacterial Face Mask: On the occasion World Intellectual Property Day. A Quick Patent Insights report was released by Innomantra is intended to bring the industry a glimpse of the Anti-Viral Type of Face Masks. This is a sample study to help the society during the Coronavirus(COVID19) pandemic outbreak. The patent insights portrayed can be used by industry experts, manufacturers, academicians, new market entrants, NGOs, and individuals who are exploring to reinvent or invent and to solve the issue of shortage of anti-viral masks. Innomantra strongly believes that these insights to a great extent can help communities to build by Do-it-yourself by further downloading the relevant patent for further experimentation, incorporating several elements wherever possible. The insight document covers Patent Applications/Grants varying from across the globe. Few of the highly cited references are active, while few others are only published/ expired or abandoned for reasons thereof. Ms.Suchetha M S, Sr.Consultant – Intellectual Property Research & Management at Innomantra led this study.


25th April 2020 : A white paper released on Growth Innovation; Titled: Growing Revenue with Near-Zero Investment by Mr. Subash Franklin, Principal – Growth Innovation,

9th April 2020 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Tamil Nadu Technology Development and Promotion Centre (TNDPC), India in association with Innomantra Consulting is organizing Virtual Workshop on Discover Design Thinking for Growth & Strategy. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra and Mr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Director, Innovation & Digital Transformation, KPMG Advisory will be the master facilitators for the workshop.


16th April 2020 : Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Karnataka State, India in association with Innomantra Consulting and KPMG Advisory, India. is organizing Virtual Workshop on Discover Design Thinking for Growth & Strategy. Master Facilitators Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra and Mr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Director, Innovation & Digital Transformation, KPMG Advisory will be leading the session.

January 2020

9th to 11th January 2020 : Innomantra participating in the 13th International Conference on Marketing. The theme for the conference is Marketing Ecosystem and Innovation to be held in Indus Business Academy, Bengaluru India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra is Chairing a session and speaking as one of the key conference resources. He will be speaking on Innovation in Marketing and Collaborative Innovation for Future Organisations.


11th December 2019 : Team Innomantra visited the Indian School of Business, Mohali. The elusive insight is heralded as the key to innovation, the basis of corporate innovation and development. Capturing these wily beasts, and growing them into products, processes, and services are fundamental to the Design Thinking and User-centered design process with Prof. Dr. Kiran Pedada, Asst. Professor, Marketing at ISB. Innomantra Team comprised of Mr. Kishan Dass GT, Director - Digital Transformation, Mr. Vivek Kamath CTO-Digital Manufacturing, and Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO and Managing Director at Innomantra.

November 2019

30th November 2019 : Innomantra Participated and Co-Facilitated Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) -CxO Southern Region's Digital Excellence in Manufacturing Sector held at Saint-Gobain Glass India Limited, Chennai. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra shared his insights on Design Thinking for Digital Transformation. The panel consisted of 25 CxO's from Member Companies and it was headed by Mr. B Santhanam, President at Saint Gobain Glass India Limited and Chairman CxO Panel.


26th November 2019 : Innomantra participated and shared insights at the Host State Session Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director* spoke on 'Karnataka as Innovation Hub' at 5th Global Exhibition on Services held in Bengaluru, How to build a host of service business around Innovation, Intellectual Property and Digital Transformation to Amplify Exponential Growth. At the event the dignitaries include Mr. Ricky Kej – Music Composer & Producer, Dr. Nandakumar Jairam, Chairman, and GMD, Columbia Asia, Mr.Aman Choudhari, Chairman, CII, Karnataka, Mr. Gaurav Gupta, IAS, Principal Secretary, Dept of Commerce and Industries, Govt. of Karnataka, Mr.Jagadish Shetter, Hon’ble Minister for Large and Medium Scale Industries, Govt. of Karnataka, Mr. Vijay Bhaskar, IAS, Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka, Dr.Devi Shetty, Chairman & Founder, Narayana Health, Mr.Irfan Razack, Chairman, and Managing Director, Prestige Group, Mr. Hari Menon, Co-Founder, Big Basket India,


9th November 2019: Innomantra joining hands with Computer Society of India, Bangalore Chapter is organizing a one day Super Sprint - Discover Design Thinking for Growth Workshop in Bengaluru, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker, CEO & Managing Director will be the key facilitator for the workshop.


5th November 2019: Team Innomantra is participating as a part of the jury in a Tech fest 2019 at BMS Institute of Technology and Management, Bangalore, India. Mr. Muthukumar DPK, Principal-Idealabs at Innomantra.

October 2019

30th October 2019 : Regional MSME Tech Summit organized by CII Southern Region Chennai. The theme for the summit is 'Moving from Want to Need - Vision for Future’. Innomantra participated in an exclusive panel discussion on ‘Design Thinking for Transformation of MSME’. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & MD at Innomantra took part as a panelist along with Mr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Director – Digital Business Transformation, Automation & Innovation at KPMG Advisory, India. The session was inaugurated by Shri. Sudhir Garg Joint Secretary to MSME Ministry, New Delhi.


22th October 2019 : Innomantra participated in Siemens Ingenuity Tour – On the Road to Industry 4.0 in Bengaluru, India, Ingenuity Tour, and experience Siemens portfolio of digital-ready products, solutions, and services that can offer lower costs, improved production quality, flexibility, and efficiency. Gain from shorter response time to customer requests and market demands by streamlining and digitalizing the entire business process, seamlessly integrating suppliers into the mix. Productivity and energy efficiency can also increase thanks to our extended portfolio of software-based systems and leading automation technologies across the entire value chain. Digital transformation is all about co-crafting to win quicker RoI and aspiring for new growth with a new mindset in the organization.


19th October 2019 : Innomantra opened its new office to expand its Digital Transformation Business in Bengaluru, India.

September 2019:

26th September 2019: Innomantra is conducting a workshop on Systematic Approach to Innovation and Discover Design Thinking for Growth' organized by Government of Karnataka's Visveswaraya Trade Promotion Center, Bengaluru held at Acharya Bangalore Business School, Bengaluru. Team Innomantra consists of Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal, Idealab's and Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director will be facilitating the workshop.


20th September 2019: IEEE, IEEE-PES Power & Energy Society and Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru, India had invited Dr.Kumudhini Ravindra, Principal-Strategic Innovation at Innomantra to deliver a guest lecture on Grassroot Innovation in Rural

August 2019

27th August 2019: Siemens Digital & Innomantra presenting a Sprint Workshop on Leading Accelerated Product Innovation for Leaders to be held in Siemens India, Bengaluru. The workshop focuses to bring in Systematic Approach to Innovation to amplify patentable and profitable Ideas - Art to Cart. Exclusively for Leaders in R&D, Product Design, Engineering, Product Mangement.

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22nd - 23rd August 2019: Innomantra is participating in The Internet of Things (IoT) India Congress to be held in Bengaluru, India. An event which will see digital technology leaders converge to discuss and explore business opportunities in mainstreaming IoT and Digital Transformation. Industry Segments such as healthcare, manufacturing, telecom, smart cities, energy, retail, cybersecurity, skills and development, IoT Standards, legal and regulatory, and agriculture. Innomantra's Research team is presenting a whitepaper in the conference on a theme: Leveraging Design Thinking for Value Enhancement of Digital Transformation Blueprint


21st - 22nd August 2019: Innomantra & Ideascale US are participating in the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing its annual flagship event Fifteenth India Innovation Summit 2019 held in Bengaluru. The theme of the Fifteenth India Innovation Summit is “Innovation Manifesto – Scaling for the next decade”. It is also a platform to engage and drive the innovation-led growth strategies from India for global markets.


07th - 09th August 2019: IET-KPMG and Innomantra jointing organizing Masterclass Reinventing Innovation Design Thinking Way for Growth for Leaders in Bengaluru.India. Design thinking is a structured methodology used by designers to develop and deliver products, process, services and experiences that address latent human needs. By adopting design thinking principles, businesses can develop quick working prototypes for various needs and test them in real time.

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July 2019

24th July 2019: Innomantra Leadership is participating at Confederation of Indian lndustry (Cll) in partnership with the Department for Promotion of industry and Internal Trade (DPllT), Government of India and World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Geneva is jointly hosting the Global Launch of Global Innovation Index this year on 24 July in New Delhi.


4th - 06th July 2019: Team Innomantra at The 12th edition of the Automotive Engineering Show held at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, India. Mr. Kishan Dass G T, Director - Digital Transformation participated in the event.

May 2019

01st May 2019: Innomantra, KPMG & IET joined hands to amplify innovation and design thinking by organizing a series of Masterclass and Deep Dive Workshops in India and South Asia. In the pic: Mr.Harshavardhan, Associate Consultant (RSI) , Mr. Nitin Mallikarjuna, Sr.Consultant, Learning & Development, Mr. Rakesh Babu K L, COO & Director, Innomantra, Mr. Shekhar Sanyal, Director & Country Head, IET-India, Mr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Director – KPMG Advisory, India , Mr. Ian Mercer, Head – International Operations, The Institution of Engineering & Technology, IET-UK, Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, Mr. Kishan Daas GT, Director, Digital Transformation, Dr.Kumudhini Ravindra, Principal – Research & Strategyand Mr.Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal, Idealabs, Innomantra during signing event held at The IET India office, Bengaluru.

April 2019

08th April 2019: Team Innomantra participated at The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET India). Innomantra, KPMG and IET joining hands for Upcoming Masterclass Design Thinking was announced at the event for Industry Leaders. Mr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Director – KPMG and Mr.Shekhar Sanyal Country Head, IET and Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra were present at the event. Mr. Rakesh Babu K L, COO & Executive Director at Innomantra, Mr.Kishan Daas G T, Director, Digital Transformation, Dr. Kumudhini Ravindra Principal – Strategic Innovation and Mr.Harshavardhan R Associate Consultant (ASI) at the event.


05th April 2019: Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce & Industry had organized a Brainstorming Session at Aaren Intpro, Bangalore, India Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director Mr. Kishan Daas G T, Director-Digital Transformation, and Mr.Harshavardhan R, Associate Consultant (ASI) at Innomantra at the event along with Mr. Giuliano Bonato, Chairman, ICCI Bengaluru Region Committee and Managing Director, Athena India Hi-Tech Components Private Limited and several leading architects and designers.

March 2019

23rd March 2019: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director conducted a short workshop at BMS Institute of Technology & Management, Bangalore to trigger new thoughts that Innovation can be systematic and functional. He introduced Innomantra’s signature methodology ‘The Functional Innovation Methodology’ for patentable and profitable ideas. This Programme was coordinated by Prof. Praveen, Dean & Head of Department. Mechanical Engineering, BMSITM


16th March 2019: Innomantra invited by Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Council (VTPC), Government of Karnataka to deliver a short workshop on 'Discover Design Thinking for Growth & Innovation' at NMKRV College for Women, Bengaluru, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra facilitating the workshop.


14th March 2019: Innomantra in collaboration with Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, (Weschool) India organized a thought leadership talk on ‘Boardroom Innovation’ by Mr. Kenneth Mikkelsen, Associate Drucker Society and Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and Founder, Futureshifts, Denmark and Digital Thought Leadership Consultant – Innomantra. The event was presided by Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director – Innomantra


14th March 2019: Innomantra in Association with The Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET) India and Bangalore Network organizing an IET-CxO Innovation Forum. 'Wayfinding in the times of Change' by Mr. Kenneth Mikkelsen, Social Philosopher. Leadership Consigliere. Associate Drucker Society and Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and Founder, Futureshifts, Denmark.


07th March 2019: Innomantra at SARADA 2019, SBRR Mahajana College, Mysore, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, delivering a talk on ‘Seeding Innomantra – 10 Point Something’ an entrepreneurial journey.

February 2019

22nd February 2019: Confederation of Indian Industry, Information Technology (IT) Panel headed by Mr. Bhaskar Kalale, Vice-Chairman, CII-Mysuru Senior Vice- President & Head of India Operations, Theorem Inc, Mr. Rakesh Babu K L, Executive Director and COO at Innomantra facilitated a Sprint Ideation to reinvent itself to stay relevant and be future ready in the ‘Era of Digital Transformation and Innovation’.


22nd February 2019: Innomantra at KLSGIT–KSCST Intellectual Property Rights Cell Inauguration. C.N. Shashidhar Deputy Controller of Patents and Designs, Chennai Patent office, GOI, Chennai inaugurated the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell at KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi here on Friday. This was established with the technical support of KSCST, Bengaluru. Shri. Vivek Anand Sagar IP Attorney and Consultant, KSCST and Shri Prakash Mugali, MD, Enerzi Microwave Private Limited. Ms. Suchetha M S, Principal - IP Management & Research at Innomantra participated and delivered a session on Intellectual Property for Engineers & Technologists at the event.


21st February 2019: A conference on Innovation and was organized by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India through Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology (KSCST) and Cell for Intellectual Property and Management (CIPAM) at Srinivas University, Mangalore India, focusing on Faculty Development. Mr. Rakesh Babu K L, Executive Director and COO at Innomantra who conducted a session on Innomantra’s signature Design Thinking and Functional Innovation. The event was presided by Dr. S. G. S. Swamy, Executive Secretary, KSCST, Mr. Vivek Anand Sagar, Sr. Consultant at KSCST and Ms. Bettina Cherian CIPAM, New Delhi India.


21st February 2019: A conference on Innovation and was organized by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India through Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology (KSCST) and Cell for Intellectual Property and Management (CIPAM) at St. Joseph College of Engineering, Mangalore India, focusing on Faculty Development. Mr. Rakesh Babu K L, Executive Director and COO at Innomantra who conducted a session on Design Thinking and Systematic Innovation. The event was presided by Dr. S. G. S. Swamy, Executive Secretary, KSCST, Mr. Vivek Anand Sagar, Sr. Consultant at KSCST and Ms. Bettina Cherian CIPAM, New Delhi India.


16th February 2019: Innomantra is invited at Ramaiah Insitute of Technology, Department of Electrical and Electronics, India invited Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director for a guest lecture on Digital Transformation & Innovation in Future Organisation.

January 2019

28th - 30th January 2018: Innomantra participated in an Orientation Workshop on National IPR Policy to Faculties and Officials of State Councils organized by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, held at Science City, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Ms.Suchetha M S, Principal- IP Research & Management participated in the workshop by invitation from Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, India.


28th January 2019: Innomantra participated in Workshop on Significance of Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation organized by Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) in association with Center for Intellectual Property and Management (CIPAM) and Ramaiah Institute of Technology and Intellectual Property Cell. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, delivered a short session on 'Systematic Innovation Methodology for Researchers' using Innomantra's Signature methodology 'Functional Innovation'.


25th January 2019: Innomantra participated in Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is organizing the 19th edition of IMTEX 2019 and the 20th edition of concurrent Tooltech 2019 from 24th to 30th January at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director and Mr. Kishan Daas G T, Director at Innomantra participated and were part of Strategic Alliance Partner representative at Bosch Digital.


21st January 2019: A live audio-video interaction was organized by Cell for Intellectual Property and Management (CIPAM), Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India at Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology (KSCST) Virtual Library at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India, with over 400 students of four Government High schools of Karnataka, familiarizing them with the basics of Intellectual Property and further encouraging them to ask questions regarding the same. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director and CEO at Innomantra who detailed on the importance of IPRs, its types and how to protect it. The event was presided by Dr. S. G. S. Swamy, Executive Secretary, KSCST and Ms.Simran Sachadeva, CIPAM, New Delhi.


10th January 2019: Innomantra leadership had been invited at Stakeholder Discussion on Scientific Research Infrastructure Sharing Maintenance and Networks Policy held at University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru, India. Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director and Mr. Kishan Daas G T, Director - Digital, Participated in the event. The event was organized by Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India. and Dept of Science & Technology and presided by Prof.Dr. Nirmalya Bhagchi, Dean of Research and Management Studies Professor and Area Chairperson, Technology Policy, Management, and Innovation Area.


9th January 2019: Innomantra & Bosch Digital participating as Knowledge partner at 'CII's Leading Digital Transformation Design Thinking Way' Workshop in Bangalore, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, Ms.Sabine Ruppert, Principal - Digital Transformation at Innomantra will be representing in this conference.


December 2018

9th January 2019: Innomantra & Bosch Digital participating as Knowledge partner at 'CII's Leading Digital Transformation Design Thinking Way' Workshop in Bangalore, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, Ms.Sabine Ruppert, Principal - Digital Transformation at Innomantra will be representing in this conference.


20th December 2018: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra will be conducting a Sprint workshop on 'Discover Design Thinking to Amplify Innovation' at IET India Startup Forum.


8th December 2018: Team Innomantra at Alliance University, Bangalore to conduct a session on 'Ideas to Intellectual Property' for their researchers and faculties. Team Innomantra led by Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy CEO & Managing Director will be delivering a technical workshop.

November 2018

30th November 2018: Innomantra Participated at Fourth TRIZ-X Conference in Pune, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director represented the insights from the industry. This event was organized by TRIZ Association of Asia.


17th - 18 th November 2018: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy CEO & Managing Director conducted a session on 'Discover Design Thinking for Growth and Innovation Management/ for Research Scholars at CMR University, Bangalore, India.

October 2018

27th October 2018: Team Innomantra conducting a workshop by Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET UK) for faculties and researchers at St. Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director as a master facilitator for a half-day workshop on 'Transforming Ideas to Intellectual Property in an Innovation Economy'.


11th October 2018: Team Innomantra at Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology (KSCST), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore's workshop on 'Innovation and Intellectual Property Management' at East West College Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra will be conducting a session on 'Discover Design Thinking for Growth'.


10th October 2018: Team Innomantra at CII K-Community & IET Bangalore Network joint event at Robert Bosch Engineering & Business Solutions Campus, Bengaluru, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra is participating as a panelist at ‘Leading Digital Transformation in Innovation Economy’ along with Mr. Shankar Rao, General Manager & Head – Digital Transformation Office and Mr.Shashidhara Dongre, Head – Digital Process Engineering and the session moderator Dr. Madanmohan Rao, Founder, K-Community and Editor – The KM Chronicles.


9th - 10th October 2018: Team Innomantra is participating at IET-IoT India Congress 2018 being held in NIMHANS Convention Centre Bangalore, India. www.iotindiacongress.com.


3rd October 2018: Team Innomantra at Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology (KSCST), Indian Insitute of Science, Bangalore's workshop on Innovation and Intellectual Property at Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Bangalore. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra participating in the inauguration and conducting a session on 'Discover Design Thinking for Growth'.

September 2018

19th September 2018: Team Innomantra at K-Community at Bosch Campus, Bengaluru. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra is participating as a panelist at ‘Leading Digital Transformation in Innovation Economy’ along with Mr. Shankar Rao, General Manager & Head – Digital Transformation Office and Mr.Shashidhara Dongre, Head – Digital Process Engineering and the session moderator Dr.Madanmohan Rao, Founder, K-Community and Editor – The KM Chronicles


5th September 2018: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director delivering a guest lecture on Design Thinking in Innovation Economy at BMS Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India. The event was organized by IET India - Bangalore Network.


August 2018

24th - 25th August 2018: Team Innomantra is participating at Indian Machine Tools Manufacturers Association (IMTMA) is organizing National Productivity Summit 2018, Showcasing the excellence in manufacturing in Chennai, India.

July 2018

30th July 2018: Innomantra invited at Visveswaraya Trade Promotion Council, Government of Karnataka, India to deliver a short workshop on Innovation Management as a part of Faculty Development Programme at Oxford College of Engineering, Bangalore, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, Innomantra participated and conducted the workshop.


12th - 13th July 2018: Team Innomantra will be taking part at 14th India Innovation Summit 2018 in Bangalore. The conference is organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Government of Karnataka. Innomantra will be featured in publication at the conference 'Advantage Karnataka'.


10th July 2018 Team Innomantra participating in a Workshop on Technology Business Incubators and their Contribution to National R&D Efforts, Sponsored by National Science and Technology Management Information Systems, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra is invited as a speaker and panelist​.The​ event​ is organized ​by Department of Management Studies,​ Indian Institute of Science,​ Bangalore. India.

June 2018

22nd June 2018: Team Innomantra participated at Institution of Engineering and Technology's seminar on 'Art of Leadership for Technology Leaders - A Design Thinking Workshop by Ms. Linda Naiman, Cannada. Mr.Rakesh Babu K L, COO & Director and Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy CEO & Managing Director at Innomantra participated in the event.


17th - 20th June 2018 - Team Innomantra presenting at XXIX ISPIM INNOVATION CONFERENCE Innovation, The Name of The Game- Stockholm, Sweden. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, and co-author of Paper: Functional Innovation Toolkit - Systematic Ideation Heuristic for Design Thinking.

May 2018

17th May 2018: Innomantra at Future of Business – Innovation in Action Conference organised by The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. Sri Lanka Initiative to help drive and foster innovation for local businesses. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra and Mr.Chaminda Hermal Country Head and Principal - Sri Lanka will be contributing by sharing insights in a panel discussion.

April 2018

28th April 2018: Team Innomantra is invited at IEEE's Conference on Trends in Engineering and Technology being held in Bengaluru, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra will be sharing insights from Solving Innovation Challenges using 'Innomantra's Invent3x - Functional Innovation Methodology'.


23rd April 2018 Team Innomantra at TRIZ Trend 2018, The conference is being organized by John F Welch Technology Center, GE India, Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra, is invited as a guest speaker to share thoughts on 'Systematic Approach with Functional Innovation methodology'.


19th & 20th April 2018: Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India’s outreach workshop on Innovation and Entrepreneurship was organized at KLS- Institute of Management Education & Research, Belagavi, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director, and Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal – Idealabs at Innomantra had worked with a team with systematic ideation and Innovation process. Prof. Dr. Poornima M.Charantimath, Professor, Co-ordinator Centre for Entrepreneurship Development & Research Centre organized the event.


09th & 10th April 2018: Himachal Pradesh Institute of Public Administration, Fairlawn, Shimla, India, Government of Himachal Pradesh had organized AIB Conference on International Business and the ‘Make in India’ Perspective. Ms. Usha Raghunath, Director –Digital Innovation at Innomantra had participated and presented a paper on ‘Multi-sided Platform Business Models: Algorithms for Self-Governing Eco-Systems’ for Value Creation, Ethics, Performance management and Organizational culture.


07th April 2018: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra will be delivering a workshop on 'Discover Design Thinking for Growth' for faculties and researchers at Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior, India as a part of The Institute of Engineering and Technology (UK) initiative.

March 2018

28th March 2018: Team Innomantra conducted a short sprint workshop on ‘Discover Design Thinking for Growth’ for Masters in Business Administration at ABBS, Bengaluru, India. The event was organized by Visveswaraya Trade Promotion Centre (VTPC), Government of Karnataka. The students worked on a toy case and involved in role-playing to get the pulse of Innovation through Design Thinking Methodology. In the pic. Mrs. Prabhavathi Rao, Project Coordinator at VTPC, Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal – Idealabs at Innomantra facilitated the workshop with Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director and Design Thinker.


24th March 2018: PES University, Bangalore, India is organizing an intercollegiate science fest in the campus. Team Innomantra represented by Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal-Idealabs will be participating as a part of the jury in the event.


20th March 2018: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy participating in a Round Table meeting at Department of Management Studies in Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India and delivering a lecture for delegates from Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan on 'Building a Research & Innovation Start-Up - Innomantra Story'.


17th March 2018: Team Innomantra at National Conference on Digital Revolution and Management being held at University of Mysore. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra will be delivering a talk on 'Discover Design Thinking for Digital Transformation' at the conference.


17th March 2018: Ms. Suchetha M S, Principal-IP Research, and Management from Team Innomantra delivering a lecture on 'Intellectual Property Management' at The Institute of Engineers, Mysore, India. The event was organized by Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Council, Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru, India.

February 2018

16th February 2018: Innomantra in association with IET Bangalore Network is organizing an 'Innovation Round-table on Public Transport'. Ms.Waltraut Ritter, Researcher and Advisory Board Member at Innomantra and Founder, Knowledge Dialogues, Hongkong is chairing the session.


12th February 2018: Team Innomantra is at World Innovation Congress 2018, Mumbai. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra will be receiving the award as 'Top 50 Most Innovative Leader' during the conference awarding event.


10th February 2018: Team Innomantra is participating as a part of Jury panel at PES University's Best Project ​Competition. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra will be participating in the event to encourage the young Inventors to excel.


9th February 2018: Team Innomantra is participating at CII Conference - The Next Tech Startup Capital of Karnataka in Mysore. Mr. Rakesh Babu K L, Director​ at Innomantra​ is chairing the session and Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra is delivering a talk on 'Discover Design Thinking for Digital Transformation & Growth'.


1st & 2nd February 2018: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra. Participating at Institution of Engineering & Technology (UK)'s South Asia Conference. He was nominated for a Citation and Award at the event for his contribution in Innovation and Intellectual Property in Academia, Industry, and Society in South Asian Regio​n held in ​Chennai, India.​


22nd February 2018: Team innomantra at Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) meet. Ms.Suchetha M S, Principal – Intellectual Property Management and Research Practice at Innomantra participated as a speaker and subject matter expert at Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Scale Industry’s Conference on Intellectual Property Rights for MSME in Hubballi, India. Ms.Suchetha M S delivered an insight lecture on 'Role of Intellectual Property Management in MSME'.

January 2018

27th January 2018: Industry Innovation Challenge – A Deep Dive Ideation at PES University​, Bengaluru, India​. Team Innomantra led by Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal, Idealabs and Mr. Narasimha Kumar Principal – IoT and AI at Innomantra facilitated a focused ideation on an Industry challenge at PES University, Bengaluru. The Innovation workshop was organized in association with PES University and Innomantra as a part of the collaborative research of an Auto Industry Challenge. The Innovation Champions generated 118 Ideas to explore next. Prof. Dr. Srivatsa, Professor, Dept.of Electronics & Communication at PES University the lead researcher is guiding the project along with Innomantra subject matter experts.


23rd - 25th January 2018: Global Intellectual Property Convention was held in Bengaluru, India. Team Innomantra is proud to be part of the conference as contributors and having participated year on year. Innomantra congratulates GIPC forum on its 10-year Celebration, and appreciate for enhancing value to the Global IP community. Team Innomantra represented by Ms.Suchetha MS, Principal, IP Management & Research and Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra.


24th & 25th January 2018: Innomantra contributed to academia as Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy delivered back to back lectures on 'Design Thinking and Intellectual Property' at SRM University, Chennai​, India​. This to trigger new ideas to in research work and explore commercialization of Intellectual Property.


19th January 2018: Innomantra participated as a part of Jury at ​Economic Times Power Of Ideas (ETPI) 2017​ organised by IIM​ (Indian Institute of Management)​ Ahmedabad's Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship​ in Bengaluru, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director was part of the jury panel of elevator pitch.

December 2017

15th December 2017: Innomantra at Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai, India, Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director is invited to delivering a guest lecture to their Faculty and Research scholars on a topic : Ideas to Intellectual Property for Technologists and Researchers. The event is organised by Institute of Engineering and Technology (UK), India.


7th December 2017: Team Innomantra led by Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal-Idealabs contributing to academia with Discover Design Thinking for Growth at PES University, Bengaluru, India.


5th December 2017: Team innomantra is participating in the Visvesaraya Trade Promotion Center, Government of Karnataka's Conference on Theme: Digital Transformation and Intellectual Property held in Mysore, India. Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal - Idealabs will be presenting in the conference.


5th December 2017: Innomantra's Innovation Thought Leadership Talk Series for CxO's. A flash webinar is being organised, Prof.Dr. Jeanne Liedtka, Professor, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, USA will be sharing thoughts on a Theme: Discover Design Thinking for Growth for CxO's. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director and Mr.Muthukumaraswamy, Principal-Idealabs will also preside the event.

November 2017

In 17th November 2017:, BNM Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India inaugurated its Next Gen Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Center (NGIEDC) at it’s campus. This initiative is supported by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. During the occasion Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director was felicitated by Mr. Narayan Rao R. Maanay, Secretary-BNMEI for his contribution and support in enabling funding of INR 2.78 Cr. He is also currently in the Advisory board of NGIEDC at BNMIT.

October 2017

11th October 2017: Innomantra is participating at Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India's event on Industry-Institute Innovation Interaction being held at Bapuji Institute of Technology, Davangere, Karnataka, India. Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy will be participating as an invited guest speaker at the event to share thoughts on Innovation in Startup Eco-System.

September 2017

16th September 2017: Innomantra participating as Innovation Partner at BMS College of Engineering by jointly organizing Discover I Design Thinking for Growth - Flash Workshop at National Level Annual Tech Symposium. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker & Managing Director and Mr.Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal - Idealabs at Innomantra will be facilitating the workshop.

August 2017

11th August 2017: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra is invited as a speaker at Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) Institute, Bengaluru, Government of India, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises. Mr. Lokesh will be sharing thoughts on 'Identifying Ideas to Innovation-What Innovators can get ?'. The event is organised at JSS Academy of Technical Education, Bengaluru, India.


1st August 2017: Team Innomantra is invited deliver a talk on 'Design Thinking & Systematic Innovation' at International Institute of Business Studies, Bengaluru, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker & Managing Director and Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK Design Thinker & Principal Idealabs at Innomantra will be participating in the event. The event is organised by Visvesvarya Trade Promotion Center, Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru, India.

July 2017

26th July 2017: Team Innomantra participated at J R D Tata Memorial Lecture organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), held at Indian Institute of Science campus, Bangalore, The Foundation Day JRD Tata Memorial Lecture was delivered by Mr Suresh Krishna, Past President, CII & Chairman and Managing Director, Sundram Fasteners Ltd.


25th July 2017: Team Innomantra was invited for a technology leadership talk on 'Digital Transformation through Innovation' at Acharya Bangalore Business School, Bengaluru, India. Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal, Idealabs at Innomantra led the event.


22nd July 2017: Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal, Idealabs was invited by Entrepreneur Development Institute, Government of India to deliver a lecture on 'Digital Transformation and Systematic Innovation at Faculty Development Programme at Alva Institute of Engineering and Technology (AIET), Moodubidri, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka,India.


21st July 2017: Team Innomantra was invited to conduct a flash workshop on 'Discover I Design Thinking for Growth' at Acharya Institute's - Acharya Bangalore Business School, Bengaluru, India. During the workshop student's worked on a case and role played. The session was conducted by Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker & Managing Director at Innomantra and Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Design Thinker & Principal Idealabs at innomantra.


14th July 2017: The Institution of Engineering & Technology, Bangalore Network and Innomantra Consulting Private Limited jointly organized Discover I Design Thinking for Growth – Sprint Workshop at Hotel Royal Orchid, Bengaluru. The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Gopa Kumar Nair, Design Thinker, Capital One , Virginia, USA and Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Design Thinker and Managing Director at Innomantra.


13th - 14thJuly 2017: Team Innomantr​​​a participated at 13th edition of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) innovation summit​, held in Hotel The Lalit, Bengaluru, India the​ themed ​ 'The New Wealth of Nations - Innovation and Intellectual Capital' — ​ it ​covered topics such as teens as innovators to disrupt the existing businesses, rise of machines and future of human labour, India’s digital transformation into a cashless economy, the great expectations on the e-commerce industry - scaling the consumption economy, the role of society and culture on innovation, the rise of personalized/precision medicine, the role of technology in continuing education, and intellectual property rights and the scope of innovation as a new State diplomacy​. Team Innomantra represented by ​Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director​,​ Mr. Rakesh Babu K L Director Mr. Muthukumarasawamy DPK, Principal Idea Labs​.


8th July 2017: Innomantra participated at ​Faculty Development Programme at Indian Academy Education Trust, Bengaluru, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director participated as chief guest and speaker at the event. He shared his insights on 'Systematic Approach to Innovation'.

June 2017

20th June 2017: Team Innomantra participating at Kingdom of Netherlands, networking reception of Netherlands delegation to India headed by Vice Minister Mr. Marten van den Berg, Holland at Brigade Gateway, Bengaluru, India.


15th June 2017: Team Innomantra participated at National Entrepreneur Network's (NEN) A Study on the challenges faced by early-growth and growth-stage entrepreneurs. The event was organised in The Pride, Bengaluru,India.


14th June 2017: Innomantra and BMS College of Engineering,Bangalore, India signs an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Collaborative Research in 'Measuring Innovation in Captive R&D Centers'. Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra and Dr. Mallikharjuna Babu, Principal, BMS College of Engineering were present along with Dr.S John Manohar, Professor & Head, Dr.Sathyanandini Arjunan, Professor, Dept of Management Studies and Research Centre, Mr.Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal - Idealabs at Innomantra et al.


Team Innomantra invited at NASSCOM-SAE India Conference on 'Drive With IoT - Connected Vehicles - The Next Big Thing'. The event was represented by Mr.Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal - Idealabs at Innomantra. The event was held in Leela Palace, Bengaluru.

May 2017

14th May 2017: Team Innomantra delivered a talk on 'Systematic Innovation and Innovation Maturity Model' at CMR University for their Research scholars in Bengaluru, India.


02nd May 2017 Team Innomantra participated in a conference organised by Indian Institute of Science - Dept of Management Studies on 'Startup and Innovation Eco-System in India and Japan'. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy , Managing Director at Innomantra represented by delivering a talk.

April 2017

29th April 2017: Mr Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director will be delivering his IET Bangalore Chairman's Talk on 'Corporate Cubicle to Startup' journey of Innomantra at IET Bangalore Network.


21st April 2017: Team Innomantra at 'One day Research Finding Presentation Workshop on 'High Technology Start-ups in Bangalore and Hyderabad' at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Dept. of Management Studies. Research Sponsored by Dept. of Science & Technology, Government of India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director and Mr. Stephanos Eapen, Principal- Strategic Innovation Practice from Team Innomantra participated as Delphi panelist in the study.


12th April 2017: Innomantra at Licensing Executives Society, LES India Conference on 'Intellectual Property Monetization'. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director will be participating in the interactive session.


07th April 2017: Team Innomantra participating at UNISYS Cloud 20/20 Year 8 event to brighten the spirit of Innovation, held in Bengaluru, India. Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal - Idea labs and Mr Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director were invited guest for the event.

March 2017

25th March 2017: Innomantra is conducting a short workshop on 'Functional Innovation Methodology - To drive ideas systematically for startup' in Mumbai, India. The event is organised by Institution of Engineering & Technology, India and Thakur College of Engineering & Technology, Mumbai, India.


11th March 2017: Innomantra participating in National Institute of Engineering, Mysuru, India, meet in Bengaluru, India. The special invitation to Innomantra for it's contribution to Innovation and Intellectual Property Initiatives in their institution.


03rd March 2017: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering and Technology, Mysore, India affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technical University had organised a session on 'Intellectual Property Rights for Budding Engineers'. Ms. Suchetha M.S, Sr. Intellectual Property Management & Research Consultant from Team Innomantra is invited as a keynote speaker at the event.


03rd March 2017: Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, India is organising a workshop on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in association with Department of Science & Technology - National Implementing and Monitoring Agency for Training(NISMAT). Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal - Idea labs from Team Innomantra participated and introduced 'Systematic Approach to Innovation'.


02nd March 2017: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and Intellectual Property Office(IPO), Department of Commerce & Industry, Government of India is organising One day Conference on Intellectual Property for Small and Medium Business in Mysore, India. Ms. Suchetha M.S, Sr. Intellectual Property Management & Research Consultant from Team Innomantra is invited as speaker for the event.

February 2017

28th February 2017: Innomantra in association with Confederation of Indian Industry, India organizing a workshop on 'Discover Innovation in Manufacturing - Systematic Approach To Drive Profitable Ideas in Chennai, India.


21st February 2017: Team Innomantra contributed to Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India's Initiative by conducting a session a on 'Systematic Approach to Innovation' held at RNS Institute of Technology, Bengaluru India. Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Principal Consultant, Idea labs at Innomantra conducted the session.


15th February 2017: Team Innomantra participated in a conference on “Smart Mobility - The New Business Imperative for a Digital SMB” held at JW Marriott, Bengaluru, India. The event was organised by Samsung India.


15th February 2017: Innomantra particpated at Symposium on Commercialisation of Intellectual Property, organised by Ministry Industry and Commerce Chair on Intellectual Property Rights, National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, India in association with In-House Intellectual Property Professionals Forum ( I-HIPP) Bengaluru, India. The event was presided by Prof. Ramakrishna T, MHRD Chair & Head, CIPRA, NLSIU and chaired by Dr. Robert Sanders, Managing Director, Global IP Services Australia, Pty Ltd. Singapore, Mr. John Matheson, Managing Partner, IP Policy Services LLP, Singapore. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra was invited as a panellist at the event.


04th February 2017: Innomantra in association with Institution of Engineering & Technology, India conducting a short workshop on 'Ideas to Intellectual Property' at Madhav Insitute of Technology & Science, Gwalior, India.

January 2017

25th January 2017: Innomantra in association with Visveswarya Trade Promotion Council, Government of Karnataka, India conducting a session for Engineering Faculties at Global Academy of Technology, Bengaluru, India on Topic: ' Driving Profitability through Innovation and Intellectual Property Management'.


12th January 2017: Team Innomantra participating in University of Virginia,Darden School of Business, USA, a thought leader in ‘Design Thinking for Growth’ organizinga lecturein association with ‘The Economic Times’being held in New Delhi, India.Topic: Growth and Innovation in Organisation by Prof. Rajkumar Venkatesan and Prof. Saras D.Sarasvathy.

December 2016

19th December 2016: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra delivering a keynote address on 'Systematic Innovation & Age of Design Thinking' at National Research Symposium on Computing (RSC-2016) organized by Department of Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology at Walchand college of Engineering, Sangli, Maharashtra, India.


6th December 2016: A short workshop on Functional Innovation Methodology - A Systematic Approach to drive Patentable & Profitable Ideas at Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship on Innovation & Incubation at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. The event is organised in association with National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology and Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), India. Mr.Muthukumaraswamy DPK & Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, innovation jockeys from Team Innomantra facilitating the workshop.


2nd December 2016: Innomantra contributing to Centre for Intellectual Property Research & Advocacy (CIPRA), Ministry of Human Resources Development and National Law school of India University (NLSIU)'s initiative in association with Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises(MSME), Government of India and Gulbarga University, Karnataka, India. A workshop on Intellectual Property Rights to Researchers, start-ups and business leaders. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy from Team Innomantra participated as a keynote speaker at the event. Prof. Dr. T Ramakrishna, Chair, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of india at NLSIU and Prof. J S Patil, Vice-Chancellor, National Law University, Guwahati, Assam, India were the chief guests and chaired sessions at the event.

November 2016

30th November 2016: Team Innomantra participated at BENGALURU ITE.BIZ, Bengaluru. Mr.Rakesh Babu K L, Director at Innomantra led at the event to explore innovation in Internet of Things and Information Technology.


30th November 2016: Visveswaraya Trade Promotion Centre, Government of Karnataka in association with Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Department of Management Studies, Tumkur, India organized a workshop on 'WTO and Internet Era - The opportunities in Internet of Things'. Innomantra contributed by conducting a session on 'Role of Innovation in Internet of Things'. The session was conducted by Mr.Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Sr. Innovation Leadership Consultant at Innomantra.


25th November 2016: Visveswaraya Trade Promotion Centre, Government of Karnataka in association with KEI Group of Institution organized a National Seminar on 'Business Trends in International Business and Intellectual Property Rights' in Bengaluru. Innomantra contributed by delivering a keynote address on 'Role of Innovation and Intellectual Property', Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra represented the event.


24-25th November 2016: Team Innomantra is contributing to INNOVEX ASIA 2016 as a part of jury panel for the National Level Innovation Paper Presentation in Product, Process and Business model Innovation being held in Taj Vivanta, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bengaluru, India.


16th November 2016:A Pre-conference workshop on ' Innomantra's Functional Innovation Methodology' being organised at National Conference on Industrial Engineering and Technology Management (NCIETM),Mumbai, India.

October 2016

7th October 2016:Innomantra is invited to share Insights on Innovation at Annual National Techno-Managerial Event - Excel 2016, Government Model Engineering College, Kochi, India.

September 2016

16th September 2016:Innomantra is conducting a workshop 'Discover Innovation - A systematic approach to Innovation for Leaders & Technologists in Automotive and Automobile Industry" Innovation Jockey Mr. Stephanos George Eapen & Mr. Rakesh Babu K L.

7-8th September 2016:Team Innomantra participating as Innovation partners at 'IoT India Congress 2016' An exclusive conference on 'Internet of Things', organised by IET and MCI India. Innomantra is conducting a workshop on 'Discover Inventor in Your - A Systematic Approach to Drive Patentable & Profitable Ideas in IoT'. Innovation Jockey Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy.


2nd September 2016:Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra speaking on 'Systematic Approach to Innovation' at Micro,Small & Medium Enterprise Development Institute (MSME) and District Industry Association's initiative in association with Manipal University, Manipal organising seminar on ' Awareness on Intellectual Property for Researchers and New Entrapreneurs.


1st September 2016:Innomantra contributing as knowledge partners to National Law School of India University(NLSIU), Center for Intellectual Property Advocacy (CIPRA) and Micro,Small & Medium Enterprise Development Institute (MSME), Mangaluru, India Initiative of 'Sensitising Intellectual Property' for Entrapreneurs and Researchers held at National Institute of Technology - Karnataka, Surathkal, India.

August 2016

22nd August 2016: Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) & Tamil Nadu Technology Promotion Centre in association with Innomantra organizing one day workshop on 'DISCOVER INNOVATION' Functional Innovation Methodology For Leaders & Technologists in the Automobile Industry in Chennai, India.


11th August 2016: Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) & Andhra Pradesh Technology Development & Promotion Center in association with Innomantra organizing one day workshop on 'DISCOVER INNOVATION' Functional Innovation Methodology For Leaders & Technologists in HICC, Hitech City, Hyderabad, India.


4th August 2016: Innomantra sharing a Insight on 'Internet of Things (IoT) based Innovation' at an event organised by Department of Science & Technology, Government of India in Mysuru, India.

July 2016

28-29thJuly 2016: Team Innomantra is participating at Confederation of India Industry's (CII) Twelve India Innovation Summit 2016, Hotel Sheraton, Brigade Gateway, World Trade Centre. Bengaluru, India.


22nd July 2016: Innomantra shared insights on Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Karnataka State Open University, Bengaluru, India.


21st July 2016: Innomantra shared insights on Innovation and Business Opportunities in Internet of Things(IoT) & Information Technology (IT) at National Faculty Development Programme organised by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India,Department of Science & Technology and Government of India, Bengaluru, India. Mr.Muthukumaraswamy DPK , Sr.Consultant - Idea labs & PoC Specialist at Innomantra as facilitated the session.


16thJuly 2016: Team Innomantra is delivering a lecture on 'Discovering Innovation in Education' at BNM Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India.


On 15th July 2016: Manufacturers Association for Information Technology (MAIT) had organised its Third National Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights in Bengaluru,India. - Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra had participated as a speaker and panelist during the session on 'Patent Commercialization' and 'Intellectual Property Security in an Organisation'.


On 8th July 2016:Innomantra in association with Indian Institute of Science, Department of Management Studies visited Karnataka Small Scale Industry Association for an Insight Conversation on Innovation with it's leaders.


On 8th July 2016:Innomantra represented at Institute of Engineering and Technology's Preview IoT INDIA CONGRESS 2016, Mr. Stephanos George Eapen, Principal Consultant was part of insight discussion with panel.


June 2016

23rdJune 2016: Team Innomantra is participating as an invited guest at IEEE Standards Workshop being held at Hotel Chancery Pavilion, Bengaluru, India. Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director will be participating in the event.


16thJune 2016: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy , Managing Director is delivering a lecture on 'Functional Innovtion Methodology for Engineers & Technologists' as a part of The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) corporate connect at WS ATKINS India Private Limited, Bengaluru, India.


8-9thJune 2016: Mr.Stephanos George Eapen, Principal-Strategic Innovation is delivering a lecture on 'Strategic Innovation' at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India.

May 2016

On 31st may 2016: Mr.Rakesh Babu K L Director-Innomantra participated as a part of expert panel at National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy, SJCE-STEP in association with Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME)- Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)-Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre and Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Council (VTPC)-Government Karnataka, organised an interactive session on ‘New National IPR Policy: Way Forward’.


21st May 2016: Dr. Arun Bhardwaj, Sr.Innovation Leadership Consultant at Innomantra is conducting a short workshop on 'The Functional Innovation - To drive patentable and profitable Ideas' at Society of Automotive Engineers- India Forum in Chennai, India.

April 2016

26th April 2016: Innomantra participating in All India Radio Talk show on Intellectual Property Rights, Mr.Rakesh Babu K.L. Director at Innomantra shared his thoughts on 'World Intellectual Property Day' and importance of IP to business.


22nd April 2016: Mr. Muthukumaraswamy DPK, Sr.Innovation Leadership Consultant at Innomantra participated as part of jury panel at B.N.M. Institute of Technology's Innovation Project competition for Engineering Students.


1st April 2016: Innomantra conducting a short workshop on 'Functional Innovation' at 'Innovation Summit 2016' held in Goa,India

March 2016

22nd March 2016: Innomantra participated and represented in Indian Electronics & Semiconductors Association's (IESA) CXO - Meeting on 'Flexible Electronics' held at Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru,India.


11th March 2016: Innomantra conducted a 'Driving Innovation Systematically through Functional Innovation' for MBA and MCA Students and Management Faculties at Brindavan College of Engineering, affiliated to Bangalore University and Visvesvaraya Technical University, Bengaluru, India.

February 2016

6th Feb 2016: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra delivering a guest lecture on 'Driving Research & Innovation through Functional Innovation to Research Scholars' at CMR University, Bangalore,India.


7th Feb 2016: Innomantra participated at INVEST KARNATAKA 2016 flagship event of Government of Karnataka,India.


8th Feb 2016: Team Innomantra contributed to research study by Indian Institute of Science -Department of Management Studies on 'Eco-System of High-Tech Startups in Bangalore and Hyderabad' as Delphi panelist.


12th & 24th Feb 2016: Team Innomantra contributed to research study by Indian Institute of Science -Department of Management Studies on 'Eco-System of High-Tech Startups in Bangalore and Hyderabad' as Delphi panelist.


15th Feb 2016: Innomantra participating at ELECRAMA 2016 organised by Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturer's Association (IEEMA).


17th Feb 2016: Innomantra contributing to 'Research Conference Role of Science and Innovation Systems' being organised by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Department of Management Studies, Bangalore and UNU-MERIT (Netherlands) .

January 2016

22nd Jan 2016: Innomantra represented by Mr.Rakesh Babu K L, Director as a faculty member in one day workshop on “Medical Electronics Device Manufacturing” organised by at Vinyas Innovative Technologies Private Limited, a niche Electronic Manufacturing Services based in Mysore, India.


22nd Jan 2016: Innomantra as knowledge partner conducted a short workshop on 'Transforming Ideas to Intellectual Property' at IET Bangalore Local Network Forum.


19th Jan 2016: Innomantra contributed to Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) IPMAN 2016 - Conference on Intellectual Property Management held in Bangalore as knowledge partners along with National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore and The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) Bangalore India.


8th Jan 2016: Innomantra at India Medical Expo 2016 held in Bangalore, India

December 2015

19th Dec 201​5​:​Innomantra contributing as Knowledge Partner for a "Conference on Best Practices in Innovation & Intellectual Property(IP) Management- 2016" to be held in Bengaluru,India.


18th & 19th Dec 201​5​:nnomantra Contributed to IIM Ahmedabad's CIIE​-​ Power of Ideas​ initiative ​Mr.Stephanos George Eapen, Prinicpal and Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing director at Innomantra were part of a jury panel. The event was held in Bengaluru, India.


18th Dec 201​5:​nnomantra Contribute​d​ to CII​-
Science Quiz & 'A Visit to​ Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'
​ Mr.Rakesh Babu, Director at Innomantra chaired ​the event.​


17th Dec 201​5:​Innomantra participated at CII-Manufacturing Conclave held in Mysu​ru​, India. Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra spoke on '​Innovation in Manufacturing through Systematic Approach'​


11th Dec 201​5​:Innomantra contributed to SDM Institute of Management Studies by conducting a session on 'Art of Crafting a Business Plan'. The session was held at their campus in Mysuru,India.


8th Dec 201​5​:Innomantra participated in India's premier Information Technology & Electronics Conference Bangaloreite.biz held in Bengaluru,India.


3rd Dec 201​5​:Innomantra participated at UK Science & Innovation Forum's, UK Trade & Investments & IET-India's Advance Manufacturing Conference held in Bengaluru, India

November 2015

On 24th November 2015: Innomantra is participating at MSME Institute organised event by delivering a session on 'Patents in Innovation Era for Foundry Cluster' in Belgaum, India.


On 16th November 2015: Mr.Rakesh Babu, Director at Innomantra had participated at CII-YI event for Entrepreneurs.He spoke on topic was ''Innovation in Startup'' and introduced Innomantra's Functional Innovation.


On 10th November 2015: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director participating and delivering a talk on a topic 'Driving Innovation as a Strategic Importance' at Innovation Week Celebration at Bharat Electronics Limited, Bengaluru, India.


On 7th November 2015: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra participating as a Mentor at CIIE - The Economic Times, Power of Ideas 2015.Bengaluru, India.​


On 5th November 2015: Mr. Stephanos George Eapen, Principal Consultant at Innomantra participating as a part of jury at CII Innovation Awards - 2015, New Delhi, India.​

October 2015

On 9th October 2015: Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra is invited to conduct a seminar on Topic : Ideas to Startup - The Innomantra Story at Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India.


On 3rd October 2015: Innomantra delivering a talk on ''Functional Innovation Methodology" at CMR University, Bengaluru, India


Mr. Stephanos George Eapen, Principal Consultant at Innomantra participating as a part of jury at CII Innovation Awards - 2015, New Delhi, India. The finals will be held during October 2015.

September 2015

On 22nd September 2015: Innomantra​ is a contributing knowledge on Innovation​ ​at​ InfoSyS - Project Managers Conclave, through conducting a short workshop on "Functional Innovation Methodology" at InfoSyS, Mysuru Campus​, Mysuru, India.​


On 7th September 2015: Innomantra had participated at ET Tech's Pointblank with Mr.Michael Dell, CEO, Dell Inc., held in Bengaluru, India.

August 2015

On 25th August 2015: Mr.Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra is contributing to Faculty Development Programme on Intellectual Property Management at SJB Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India.


On 21st August 2015: Mr.Rakesh Babu K L, Director at Innomantra chairing a panel discussion at CII Mysuru IT Conclave - Innovating for a Sustainable Future & Business Success, being held in Mysuru, India.


On 3rd August 2015: Innomantra contributing through an interactive session on Impact of Intellectual Property for Government Officials at Visveswaraya Trade Promotion Center, Bengaluru, India.

July 2015

On 31st July 2015: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director at Innomantra delivering a lecture on Intellectual Property Rights to faculty members at K.S. School of Engineering and Management, Bengaluru, India.


On 25th July 2015: Mr. Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director participating in State level Panel Discussion on "Innovation as a root for rediscovering India'' at Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysuru, India.


24th July 2015: Innomantra participating at CNBC Awaaz's Forum 'Bengaluru - The Capital of Startup' in Bengaluru, India


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