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12 May-12 August,2022
India
500 Seats
500+ Speakers

Fostering a Strong
Atma Nirbhar Bharat

A series of iconic 75 Industry connect ('i'-connect) events to showcase the achievements in various S&T areas. It will consolidate efforts of DSIR/CSIR, DBT and DST departments of Ministry of Science &Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences to reach out to industry.
The purpose is to forge partnerships with industry in thematic /focus areas. Each 'i'-Connect event will include a variety of programs such as mega industry conferences, plenary talks, technical exhibitions, B2B meetings, round table discussions as well as breakout sessions which would enable promotion and fostering of business(es).

OBJECTIVES:


  • Fostering a Strong Atma Nirbhar Bharat by providing indigenous Technology by forging partnership with industry.
  • Presentation of consolidated capabilities in research and technology development of various departments/labs/units of MoST & ES to industry.
  • Providing platform for interaction amongst important group of technology experts, government leaders, academic scholars, industry captains and start-ups.
  • Reaching out to MSMEs and Start-ups in consolidated manner with focus on funding, technology development, technology transfer.
  • Preparation of white papers for thematic areas for collaborative research and technology development.
  • Identification and establishment of Network (Govt scheme, R&D setup, Industry, MSMEs, startup, Academia) around focus areas.
  • Capturing the requirements of industry.

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:


  • Earmarking technology/research areas for businesses and investment in R&D sector.
  • Feedback of industry on various technologies/knowhow.
  • Identification of niche areas for collaborative R&D with industry.
  • Assessment of capabilities of R&D setup to meet future requirements.
  • Patent/Know-how Licensing.
  • Establishment of Network around focus areas – forging partnerships.