BACKGROUND AND GLIMPSES
The previous editions of IISF had been a great success. The first and second chapters were held in New Delhi whereas the third edition was held in Chennai.
IISF 2015 was held from 4 to 8 December 2015 at Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. MoST, MoES and Vijnana Bharati collectively organized it with Department of Science and Technology as the nodal organisers and TIFAC as the coordinating department.
The second edition of the festival, IISF 2016 was organized at CSIR-NPL, New Delhi from 7-11 December 2016. MoST, MoES and Vijnana Bharati jointly organized the event along with CSIR as the nodal organisations and National Physical Laboratory (NPL) acted as coordinating department for the edition The third edition of IISF 2017 was held between 13-16 October 2017 at Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai and Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The event was a collective effort of MoST, MoES and Vijnana Bharati.
The fourth edition of IISF was held from 5-8 October, 2018 at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow. It was organized by Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences in association with Vijnana Bharati and was coordinated by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), and the nodal agency was National Institute of Immunology (NII).