DefConnect 2.0

Tags: Defence

DefConnect 2.0 was inaugurated by the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on 22 April 2022 in New Delhi.

  • It was organised by Innovation for Defence Excellence, Defence Innovation Organisation (iDEX-DIO) .

  • This program was organised under the aegis of Department of Defence Production.

  • DefConnect 2.0 aims to provide iDEX-DIO innovators the opportunity to showcase their capabilities, products and cutting-edge technologies.

  • The event will attract a large number of innovators and investors from India's major defence industries.

  • Various sessions will be held with industry stalwarts, which will give a new direction to the strategy of regular engagement of start-ups and various stakeholders.

  • About iDEX -

  • iDEX was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the year 2018.

  • It provides a unified platform to various stakeholders in the defence and aerospace sectors.

  • It acts as an umbrella organisation to oversee technology development and potential collaboration in a specific area.

  • iDEX is instrumental in developing new capabilities in defence innovation.

  • The scheme is also improving the understanding of new entrepreneurs in terms of sensitivity of people towards defence innovation.

  • iDEX enables the Army to find solutions to complex challenges through its flagship programs such as Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC) and Open Challenge (OC).

Please Rate this article, so that we can improve the quality for you -