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Future Perfect TV Series

A series that sheds light on innovative approaches to urban development. Because only when we think differently today, can we expect a better tomorrow.

Human wants manifestly exceeds our means, and this points towards the need for innovative solutions to meet the challenges faced by mankind today. We are all on the lookout to make our life better without compromising or straining the existing ecosystem.

Innovations based on chemistry play a key role in addressing the challenges faced by the planet mainly addressing the challenges related to resources, environment and climate, food and nutrition, and quality of life.

BASF presents Future Perfect powered by TEDx Gateway in association with TIMESNOW and ETNow is a unique series which showcases latest innovations that improve the quality of human life. The series brings together experts, opinion leaders, corporates, government authorities and stakeholders from various industries to share their views and vision for a perfect future ahead.


Future Perfect 3.0 decodes challenges and discusses unique solutions developed by three TEDx speakers on clean air, smart cities and health. The series also touches upon the challenges of e-mobility by an esteemed panel from the industry.


Prateek Sharma

Prateek Sharma (Cleaner Air: Naso filter)

He has invented Naso Filters, a nasal sticker that prevents the entry of PM2.5 particles, which is any particle smaller than 2.5 microns. Think of a strand of our hair, PM2.5 is 40 times smaller than that one strand. This is extremely crucial for our country in view of cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.

Akash Manoj (HEALTH)

To make people aware of silent heart attacks, their causes and symptoms and the device he built to help detect heart attacks at age 16! It is a non-invasive device that is inexpensive, portable, and wearable by at- risk patients.

Naresh Narasimhan (Smart cities)

He is well known for his long-term association with Venkataramanan Associates (VA), an award-winning architectural firm. He has fuelled many progressive causes for the city. He maintains a healthy and eclectic work‐style, with interests that range from social innovation, knowledge-sharing and communication strategies to cinema, art and popular culture.

Panel discussion on future of E-mobility - Speakers

  • Dr. Yashodhan Gokhale: Octillion Power Systems
  • His Excellency, Sergio Arispe Barrientos: Ambassador Embassy of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
  • Jeffry Jacob: Partner at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
  • Brieux Boisdequin: Vice President - South Asia, Automotive Businesses, Strategy & New Business Development at BASF
  • Aditya Ramji: Economist, Mahindra & Mahindra

Tune into FUTUREPERFECT 3.0 on TIMESNOW and ETNOW (schedule as mentioned on the page) to watch brilliant minds make the world a better place

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