Welcome

to a new way of learning that promotes innovation, venture creation and employability

FICE is focused on bridging the academia-industry divide, enhancing student employability, promoting innovation and creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem for youth. FICE is a social enterprise that believes that lasting changes to society can only come from ubiquitous, high quality, market relevant educational interventions to youth and the underprivileged. FICE works with its associate companies – Sapience Consulting and MakeSense Labs – to create meaningful interventions for students and working adults. It strives to create a coherent innovation and entrepreneurship oriented ecosystem that exploits existing opportunities and creates new avenues for economic and social growth. FICE was founded in 2008 and currently operates in India and the United States of America.
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Welcome  
    		to a new way of learning that promotes innovation, 
venture creation and employability

Our Services

Curriculum upgrade and faculty development Read more
Experiential learning, innovation and venture creation Read more
Project and program management on a turnkey basis Read more

Experiential Learning

  • Intel College Excellence Program – Intel certified and co-branded labs in embedded systems and the Internet of Things.
  • Immersive programs in innovation and entrepreneurship – innovation/IoT workshops and prototyping camps that help build an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

University Programs

FICE has signed up leading global universities to bring you relevant hybrid programs in diverse domains including embedded systems, innovation, entrepreneurship, project management and leadership. The program calendar for 2017 is being finalized and will be put up soon. Watch this space!

Our Team

HP Khincha HP Khincha

 

  • HP Khincha
  • HP Khincha

     

    Professor H. P. Khincha helps guide strategy and direction at FICE. He also serves as the Chairman of Karnataka Innovation Council and is a Professor at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He is known worldwide for his research work in electrical engineering. During his 45 year career at IISc., Professor Khincha has worked as Chairman, Department of Electrical Engineering, Divisional Chairman, Electrical Sciences, and CEO of Society for Innovation & Development (SID). He serves as a member on various committees constituted by the Government of India. He also has an active industry and business connection and is on the Board of Directors of many companies. Professor Khincha was formerly the Vice Chancellor of Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka, and the Chairman of IEEE Bangalore section.

HS Jamadagni HS Jamadagni

 

  • HS Jamadagni
  • HS Jamadagni

     

    H.S. Jamadagni is a Professor in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering (DESE, formerly Centre for Electronics Design and Technology, CEDT), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. He received Masters and PhD degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from IISc. He was the chairman of DESE during 1996 – 2009. He teaches in the areas of embedded systems, communication networks, wireless sensor networks, and VLSI design. His current research work is in application of DSP in communication systems, application of IT in health care, conservation and development, as well as computing architectures for high-speed wireless networks. He has active and vibrant collaboration with several Industries including Intel, TI, Boeing, Xilinx, and Freescale and educational institutions such as EPFL, Switzerland. He has many publications in areas of his work.

John Danner John Danner

Advisor

  • John Danner
  • John Danner

    Advisor

    John Danner is a Senior Fellow at the Lester Center, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. An experienced management consultant and entrepreneur, he has advised senior executives of multi-billion-dollar international enterprises on strategy, value management and business growth, as well as management teams of emerging ventures on competitive positioning, marketing and product strategy. His clients include leading companies in healthcare, energy, entertainment, food products, telecommunications and information and startups in energy management, e-commerce and supply chain integration. He has designed and successfully launched several new business initiatives for client organizations over the past twenty-five years. He is a senior moderator for The Aspen Institute, and conducts seminars on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship around the world.

K Rajanikanth K Rajanikanth

Advisor

  • K Rajanikanth
  • K Rajanikanth

    Advisor

    K. Rajanikanth served as an Advisor, Principal and Professor in Information Science & Engineering at the M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT), Bangalore. Prior to his long stint at MSRIT, he served in multiple capacities at Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science, Warangal and at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has been associated with the Visvesvaraya Technological University as a member of the Academic Senate, Staff Recruitment Committee, VIAT Implementation Committee, Faculty Advisory Committee, Finance Committee and the Investment Sub-Committee. He was Chairman of the Board of Studies in CS/IS/MCA. Dr. Rajanikanth continues to serve VTU in different capacities. He has also been a founder, Chairman and Technical Director at Electro Systems Associates Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore. Dr. Rajani Kanth holds a Ph.D. from the School of Automation at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Nagesh Singh Nagesh Singh

 

  • Nagesh Singh
  • Nagesh Singh

     

    Nagesh Singh is an entrepreneur with multiple businesses that focus on education. Foundation for Innovation and Collaborative Education (FICE) delivers ubiquitous, high quality, experiential learning to children and youth. FICE  works with leading engineering colleges around India and help them enhance the entrepreneurial ability and employability of students. FICE has adopted more than 40 villages around India - through schools there - that now leverage technology to improve their lives especially when it comes to education, healthcare and sanitation. Sapience Consulting works with more than 2000 Tier-2 engineering schools in India on curriculum upgrade and faculty development. MakeSense Labs develops new content and service delivery platforms in the area of Data Analytics and Machine Learning. University Central works with leading US universities and helps them take their formal and non formal programs to global markets. Nagesh worked with several leading Indian and multinational technology companies before starting his entrepreneurial journey. He lives in Gurgaon, India.

Amit Tuteja Amit Tuteja

 

  • Amit Tuteja
  • Amit Tuteja

     

    Amit is passionate about transforming society and promoting inclusive growth. He is engaged as a Program Manager with specific focus on youth entrepreneurship and rural digital literacy. He holds a doctorate in the field of diagnostics and personalized medicine. Prior to FICE, he spent more than eight years managing research activities at the prestigious Centre for Genomic Applications. Amit is also the founder of Connecting Dreams Foundation, a FICE supported initiative focused on rural digital literacy and inclusion. He spends his spare time in travel, photography and sports.

Pradeep G. Pradeep G.

 

  • Pradeep G.
  • Pradeep G.

     

    Pradeep Gnanapragasam is an astute sales and business professional with versatile and enriched 8+ years of experience across an array of products and industries. Prior to joining FICE he was part of the business development team at HP India and Wipro. Pradeep possess specializes in enterprise sales, business development and customer relationship management. He holds an engineering degree with specialization in Information Technology. Pradeep is based in Bangalore, India.

HV Panchamukhi HV Panchamukhi

 

  • HV Panchamukhi
  • HV Panchamukhi

     

    Hayavadan V Panchamukhi, more popular as Panch amongst colleagues and friends, has over 30 years of experience in leading cross functional teams at global telecom and product companies. He has hands-on experience in coaching and leading technology transfer, product development, business and strategy development initiatives. Prior to joining Sapience and FICE, he was part of the core leadership at Tata Telecom (now Avaya Global Connect), Contech Software, Wipro GE Medical systems and Sasken Communication. Over the last 10 years, he designed and delivered specialized boot camps to nurture program readiness for designers, developers and test engineers as a co-founder of Vimarshana Technology Solutions. He is a passionate student of disruptive technologies and fascinated by innovators trying to catch up with nature’s infinite potential. He likes to read books ranging from fiction to philosophy as he believes in story telling as an effective means of enabling learning and inherent abilities.

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Career Opportunities

FICE offers an energized and enabling work environment across its locations. The organization is non-hierarchical with open communications. Integrity and openness are valued. We are currently looking for people in Delhi/NCR and Bangalore. Current Openings

Associates & Partners

Testimonial

Saravanan G. Sr. Manager, Academic Initiatives, ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu
Saravanan G.

We thank you for extending your full support in conducting the IOT-Ideation workshop at Hindustan Institute of Technology for the benefit of academic institutions in and around Coimbatore region. We received a very good feedback from all the participants and their colleges.

If you have any queries or if you want to participate in the efforts, you can write to us.

We are here

#862, 80 ft Road,Koramangala 8th Block, Bangalore 560095 India &
1105, A-Block, Arcadia, South City 2, Gurgaon 122018
+91.80.4175.1855/56 (Bangalore), +91 124 408 0107 (Gurgaon)
info@fice.in
www.fice.in
Monday-Friday : 930AM to 6PM

About FICE

FICE is a Social Enterprise that believes that lasting changes to society can only come from ubiquitous, high quality, market relevant educational interventions to youth around the world. FICE promotes market relevant education. It strives to create a coherent innovation and entrepreneurship oriented ecosystem for Indian youth.