Aravinth Panch

Interdisciplinary Expert

Aravinth is an interdisciplinary expert with 17+ years of global experience in science, engineering, arts and sustainability.

As an entrepreneur, he co-founded 7 organisations in the sector of education, sustainability, agriculture, consulting & engineering services, in Asia & Europe.

As an engineer, he worked for 2 corporates in the telecom sector and worked for 8 tech startups in the sector of education, smart home, media, agriculture, energy, healthcare & water, in Asia & Europe.

As an educator, he trained several young innovators and mentored 120+ deep tech startups in the domain of advanced materials, healthcare, agriculture, aerospace, energy, automotive & biotechnology, globally.

As a scientist, he researched at 4 academic research institutions in the field of wireless technologies, autonomous vehicles, biometrics, humanoid robotics & machine learning, in Germany.

As an advisor, he supported several individuals, startups, accelerators, incubators, innovation hubs, corporates, investors, manufacturers, research institutions, universities, government initiatives, art galleries and social enterprises, globally.

As an artist, he has co-created several new media art installations for temporary and permanent exhibitions, which attracted more than 1.5 million visitors, in Germany, Australia & USA.

As a community builder, he co-created and has been curating several communities for startups, sustainability, education & art, in Asia, Europe & Africa.


Experience

Founder | Employee

  • Co-Founder | Director of Innovation

    DreamSpace Academy, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
  • Founder | Interdisciplinary Expert

    araCreate : Global
  • Co-Founder | Chief Technology Officer

    Watergenics UG, Berlin, Germany
  • Head Of Embedded Systems Engineering

    Next Big Thing AG, Berlin, Germany
  • Lead Embedded Systems Engineer

    Senic GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • Co-Founder | Chief Technology Officer

    Macsxperts, Bangalore, India
  • Embedded Systems Engineer

    smartB Energy Management GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • Systems Architect

    The Jodel Venture GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • Embedded Systems Engineer

    yetu AG, Berlin, Germany
  • Systems Engineer

    Infosys Ltd, Mysore, India
  • Co-Founder | Chief Technology Officer

    Academia Grandiosa Medicinae, New Delhi, India
  • Systems Engineer

    Tata Consultancy Services, New Delhi, India

Advisory | Honorary

  • Ambassador

    StartUp AsiaBerlin | Berlin Senate Department for Economics
  • Advisory | Head of International Partnerships

    MotionLab ML GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • Co-Founder | Advisory

    Zerosec Solutions, Coimbatore, India
  • Founding Member

    GreenBuzz Berlin e.V., Berlin, Germany
  • Advisory

    MotorSkins, Berlin, Germany
  • Advisory

    Assistr Digital Health Systems GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • Advisory

    METR Building Management Systems GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • Advisory

    carion mobility GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Mentor | Coordinator

  • Innovation Network for Advanced Materials

    Berlin, Germany
  • Imagine2030 Mobility Accelerator

    Berlin, Germany
  • Vision Health Pioneers

    Berlin, Germany
  • Startup AsiaBerlin

    Asia-Pacific
  • Access 2 Perspectives

    Global South
  • BERLIN STARTUP SCHOOL

    Berlin, Germany
  • Founder Institute

    Berlin, Germany
  • Canary Islands Hub

    Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Decelera

    Menorca, Spain
  • WLounge

    Berlin, Germany
  • SINGA Deutschland - Refugee Integration

    Berlin, Germany

Education

Research

  • DAI Labor - Distributed Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Berlin

    Humanoid Robotics
  • T-Labs - Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Berlin

    Biometrics and Deep Security
  • DCAITI - Daimler Center for Automotive Information Technology Innovations, Berlin

    Autonomous Vehichle
  • TKN - Telecommunication Networks Group, Berlin

    Wireless Mesh Technologies

Academics

  • Masters in Electrical Engineering

    Technical University of Berlin
  • Bachelors in Electronics and Communications Engineering

    SRM University, Chennai
  • Associate's Degree in Graphics, Animation, Special Effects and Web Design

    Arena Multimedia, Chennai

Certifications

  • Test of German as a Foreign Language (TestDAF)

    TestDAF Institut, Berlin
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

    British Council & IDP Australia, Bangalore
  • Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH)

    EC-Council, Rooman Technologies, Bangalore
  • Cisco Certified Networking Administration (CCNA)

    HCL CDC, New Delhi

Social

Communities

  • Global Innovation Gathering (GIG)

    Member | Community Maker
  • Just One Giant Lab (JOGL)

    Member | Community Scientist
  • Hack Corona | Datanatives

    Event Organizer | Mentor
  • AsiaBerlin Summit (APW)

    Event Organizer
  • Science Hackday Berlin (SHDB)

    Event Organizer | Community Scientist
  • Maker Faire Berlin

    Community Maker
  • SPEKTRUM Berlin

    Community Artist
  • DAInamite | Humanoid Robot Robocup SPL Team

    Roboticist | Community Scientist

Talks, Workshops & Exhibitions

  • [TALK] INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS AROUND THE WORLD

    Technical College Batticaloa | Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
  • [TALK] INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS AROUND THE WORLD

    DreamSpace Academy | Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
  • [TALK] INNOVATION THINKING

    ESOFT | Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
  • [WORKSHOP] EMERGING STARTUP ECOSYSTEM FOR UZBEKISTAN

    Programme Designers’ Lab Uzbekistan, Enpact | Berlin, Germany
  • [TALK] GLOBAL INNOVATION GATHERING : DREAMSPACE ACADEMY

    Chaos Communication Congress, 36C3 | Leipzig, Germany
  • [WORKSHOP] Sustainable Making

    GIG DOTS 2019, Global INNOVATION Gathering | Nakuru, Kenya
  • [TALK] DATA, SOVEREIGNTY, DEMOCRACY : A GLOBAL SOUTH PERSPECTIVE

    United Nations Internet Governance Forum, IGF 2019, MotionLab | Berlin, Germany
  • [KEYNOTE] CO-CREATING THE DREAMS WITH PROJECT & CHALLENGE BASED LEARNING

    ReLogia 2019 | Sofia, Bulgaria
  • [WORKSHOP] COMPANY CULTURE FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    WLounge Workshop Circle | Berlin, Germany
  • [TALK] BREAKING THE WALL OF SUBJECT BASED LEARNING

    FALLING WALLS 2019 | Berlin, Germany
  • [TALK] Hardware: Starting up the hard way

    ClimateTech Session 2, Founder Institute Berlin | Berlin, Germany
  • [TALK] ADVANCED PROTOTYPING

    OpenHPI, School of Design Thinking | Berlin, Germany
  • [TALK] THE FUCK UPS TO THE GOOD TIMES

    The Good Times 2.0 | Jakarta, Indonesia
  • [TALK] MOTIONLAB BERLIN - THE INNOVATION HUB

    The Good Times 2.0 | Jakarta, Indonesia
  • [PANEL] 6TH GREEN AND INNOVATIVE ECONOMY

    Startup Nation Thailand 2019 | Bangkok, Thailand
  • [EXHIBIT] araBeat + araBot

    Maker Faire Berlin 2019| Berlin, Germany
  • [KEYNOTE] CONNECTING ASIAN ORIGIN

    Asia Pacific Week Berlin 2019 | Berlin, Germany
  • [TALK] ADVANCED MATERIAL STARTUPS ECOSYSTEM

    Asia Pacific Week Berlin 2019 | Berlin, Germany
  • [TALK] INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY INNOVATIONS & PROJECT BASED LEARNING

    DreamSpace Academy | Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
  • [Talk] MotionLab Berlin - The Innovation Hub

    CANARY ISLANDS HUB | Gran Ganaria, Canary Islands
  • [TALK] INTRODUCTION TO BERLIN HARDWARE ECOSYSTEM

    Shenzhen Meets Berlin | Berlin, Germany
  • [KEYNOTE] MOTIONLAB BERLIN - THE INNOVATION HUB

    Global Innovation Summit 2018 | Chengdu, China
  • [TALK] ROBOTICS & IOT INNOVATIONS FOR SOLVING THE FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN PROBLEMS

    Broadband World Forum (BBWF) 2018 | Berlin, Germany
  • [EXHIBIT] araBeat : AN INTERACTIVE NEW MEDIA ART THAT SONIFIES ELECTROCARDIOGRAM

    Gathering for Open Science Hardware (GOSH) 2018 | Shenzhen, China
  • [TALK] OVER-THE-AIR UPDATE : THE CRUCIAL COMPONENT OF IOT PRODUCTS

    Ethereum Camp 2018 | Berlin, Germany
  • [TALK] LEARN BLUETOOTH LOW ENERGY (BLE) ON RASPBERRY PI WITH NUIMO

    TechJAM 2017 | Berlin, Germany
  • [EXHIBIT] HYDROPONICS KITCHEN VERTICAL FARM

    Krishi Mela 2015 | Bangalore, India
  • [EXHIBIT] HUMAN ♥ ROBOT

    SPEKTRUM | Berlin, Germany
  • [EXHIBIT] GESTURE RECOGNITION FOR HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION

    Distributed Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (DAI-Labor) | Berlin, Germany
  • [EXHIBIT] HEART OF THE CITY

    VIVID Light Festival 2015 | Sydney, Australia

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