Deepanwita Chattopadhyay

UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development:Voices of the Global South
27-29 June 2018 | SwissTech Convention Centre | EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Keynote Speaker


Deepanwita Chattopadhyay

Chairman & CEO of IKP Knowledge Park


Deepanwita Chattopadhyay, Chairman & CEO of IKP Knowledge Park, developed the most successful Life Science Research Park in India, in Hyderabad. She pioneered a Hardware Product Incubator and Makerspace, IKP EDEN, in Bangalore and works with global and Indian partners to nurture and fund over 250 innovators and early startups. In 2018 she was awarded the “Top Women Achievers of the Year 2017 in Asia” by AsiaOne Business Magazine and “Women of the Decade in Life Sciences & Innovation” by the Women Economic Forum.

Deepanwita Chattopadhyay is the Founder Chairman of Support Elders Pvt. Ltd. She is the President of IKP EDEN and a Director on the Board of IKP Trust and IKP Investment Management Company. She is on the Governing Council member of several incubators, associations and government committees.