RKU has organized an International Conference on Research & Entrepreneurship (ICRE) on Jan 5th and Jan. 6th, 2016 (Website: rkuconference.org). The primary focus of ICRE 2016 will be on highlighting India’s competitive positioning in the world of research and entrepreneurship. Nobel Laureate Dr. Alan J. Heeger will be delivering a brief pre-recorded (keynote) video address during ICRE 2016. ICRE 2016 will also be featuring prominent experts from India and International E-Speakers of Honor form the world renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA). The conference will focus on the following sub-themes: Current Concepts in Physiotherapy, Management Research for Start-Ups and Family Businesses, Latest Trends in Science, Latest Trends in Pharmacy, Innovative Materials, Methods, and Mechanisms in Engineering, and Innovations in Pedagogy. ICRE 2016 will be held in the sprawling RKU campus on Jan. 5th and 6th, 2016. We are partnering with the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), the Institution of Engineers, India (IE), and the local body (RMA) of the All India Management Association (AIMA). Inderscience Publishers (with offices based in Switzerland and UK) will be publishing the extended versions of select conference papers from the field of science, pharmacy, medicine, technology, and management in a special issue of the International Journal of Business And Globalisation (IJBG). IJBG is a peer-reviewed journal indexed by Elsevier’s “Scopus,” arguably the world’s largest database of high quality peer-reviewed articles. Select manuscripts will be published electronically as RK University’s Conference Proceedings with an International Standard Book Number (ISBN: 978-93-5254-061-7). This conference is expected to provide a significant boost to the young researchers and budding entrepreneurs from Saurashtra and Gujarat.