Recently, ITC Life Sciences and Technology Centre (LSTC), Bengaluru, the company's R&D and innovation hub, celebrated a momentous milestone - completing five decades of scaling new frontiers in R&D and innovation.
A top private sector innovator, LSTC boasts globally benchmarked infrastructure, with over 800 patent applications filed. Its team of scientists cumulatively have over 4,000 years of rich R&D experience!
Eminent scientists from India and abroad graced the golden jubilee celebrations, and shared their rich insights, highlighting the significance of disruptive innovation and pathways to sustainability.
In his keynote address at the special event, ITC Chairman Mr Sanjiv Puri said, "It is innovation, research, application of science and technology that will help us find solutions to challenging situations that we have to face. Science and technology can open up new pathways for growth and sustainability."
At the event, Mr Sandeep Kaul, Group Head, R&D, ITC, said, "LSTC symbolizes the spirit of ITC's core values of innovation, excellence and consumer focus. I have no doubt that the next 50 years will be marked by even greater achievements."
Dr Suresh Ramamurthi, Head of ITC-LSTC welcomed all guests and stated that while the institution cherishes past achievements, it was the time to dream bigger and make a big impact through bold innovations.
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