The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, in collaboration with Nobel Media AB, Sweden introduces the Nobel Prize Series-India Programme. The Nobel Prize Series is an exciting initiative which brings together Nobel Laureates and eminent scientists to stimulate innovation and creative thinking amongst young students of science. The very first edition of the Nobel Prize Series in India will be hosted as a part of Vibrant Gujarat scheduled to be held in Gandhinagar from the January 9-13, 2017.


As part of the Series, a nationwide Ideathon contest is launched for young students across India. They are expected to come up with innovative ideas based on science for the cause of India’s development. The most outstanding ideas will be showcased during the Nobel Prize Series - India 2017 and the students will get a unique opportunity to meet the visiting Nobel Laureates