As part of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investment Summit, the State government will hold a Nobel Prize Series Exhibition in the presence of nine Nobel laureate scientists who will interact with students, scientists, industry leaders and policy makers.
The five week long exhibition will be opened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 10 at Science City in Ahmedabad.
Among the participants Indian-origin Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, is also included who shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2009 with fellow scientists Thomas A. Steitz and Ada Yonath.
Other Nobel laureates who will take part in the summit are Richard J. Roberts (1993, Medicine), Harold Varmus (1989, Medicine), David Gross (2004, Physics), Serge Haroche (2012, Physics), Randy Schekman (2013, Medicine), W. E. Moerner (2014, Chemistry), H. C. Harmut Michel (1988, Chemistry) and Ada Yonath.
Vibrant Gujarat is the name given to a biennial investors' summit held by the government of Gujarat.. The event is aimed at bringing together business leaders, investors, corporations, thought leaders, policy and opinion makers; the summit is advertised as a platform to understand and explore business opportunities in the State of Gujarat. Global Summit of Vibrant Gujarat enter its 8th edition in 2017. Vibrant Gujarat 2017 is scheduled to be held from 10-13 January 2017.