KIIT Technology Business Incubator (KIIT-TBI) has been chosen as one of the five incubation partners for the Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX), a Department of Defence Production, Govt. of India initiative that aims to achieve self-reliance and foster innovation and technology development in Defence and Aerospace. This was announced at the Manthan Program during DefExpo-2022 in Ahmedabad on 18th October 2022 in the presence of Shri Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Defence Minister of India; Dr. Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary; Shri Sanjay Jaju, Additional Secretary, Defence Production; General Anil Chauhan, Chief of Defence Staff; General Manoj Pande, Chief of the Army Staff; Admiral R. Hari Kumar, Chief of the Naval Staff; and Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari, Chief of the Air Staff.
As a partner incubator of iDEX, KIIT-TBI will build Defense-related startups’ capacity and mentor them towards scale. The agreement was exchanged between KIIT-TBI, represented by Dr. Mrutyunjay Suar, CEO, KIIT-TBI and iDEX, Defence Innovation Organisation, Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India. This is an important recognition and a great opportunity to work for the Indian Defence innovation ecosystem said Dr. Suar. Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS congratulated Dr. Suar on this achievement of KIIT-TBI.