DST–CII TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT 2020

CONTEXT:

Curtain raiser of the 26th DST – CII Technology Summit takes place.

DST – CII Technology Summit:

  • The yearly summit has been instrumental in providing significant opportunities to forge and foster global technology partnerships.
  • The heads of the partnering countries have addressed the technology summits in the past – a significant testimony of considering science and technology as one of the topmost priorities in the world.
  • Portugal is the partner country this year.
  • The focus areas of the summit are water, agriculture, healthcare, cleantech, energy, climate change and IT/ ICT.
  • The conference and digital exhibition will also cover tech talks and business sessions on several other technology areas.
  • This virtual summit and exhibition will provide a corridor for showcasing and collaborating unbeatable business and technology solutions of India and the partner countries.
  • The digital conference would bring together global innovators, technology leaders, disruptive entrepreneurs, policymakers, industry stalwarts and eminent academicians from India and partner countries to share their experiences, and virtually everyone directly or indirectly associated with the technology sectors.
  • The Dept. of Science & Technology (DST) has been co-organizing the Technology Summit with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for over 25 years.

SOURCE: PIB

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