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A Memorandum of Understanding had been signed last year by Nobel Media and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India for hosting Nobel Prize Series in India for the next five years.
Nobel Prize Series is a unique programme combining a conference, lectures, roundtables, and exhibitions. By bringing together Nobel Laureates, other experts and lifelong learners the programme aims to stimulate innovation and creative thinking.
Nobel Media is holding the first Nobel Prize Series in India in Science City of Ahmedabad, in conjunction with the biennial summit of Vibrant Gujarat being held by the Government of Gujarat.
Beside the conference and meeting events, such as lectures, roundtables and other activities in Gandhinagar, Delhi and Bangalore, Nobel Prize Series, India 2017 will feature a 5-week long Science Exhibition being set up by the Nobel Foundation, with exhibits from the Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden. This will be held at the Science City Ahmedabad.
Nine Nobel Laureates have confirmed their participation in this conference cum exhibition.
i. Dr. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry,
ii. Dr. Richard Roberts, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine,
iii. Dr. Harold Varmus, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine,
iv. Dr. Randy Schekman,Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine,
v David Gross, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics,
vi. Dr. Ada Yonath, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry,
vii. Dr. Serge Haroche, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics,
viii. Dr. William E Moerner, in Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry