India-U.S. Technology Summit

India-U.S. Technology Summit

The robust partnership between India and the United States in science, technology, and innovation has benefited both countries immensely. Our collaboration has been vital in achieving shared goals, including creating economic growth and jobs, helping people live longer and healthier lives, finding solutions to challenges affecting both societies and with global benefits. This year, the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Indian Department of Science & Technology are partnering with the United States for the 20th Technology Summit and Technology Platform. The event will be held from 18-19 November, 2014 in India.

Objectives of India-U.S. Technology Summit

  • Provide a platform for industries, institutions, and government agencies from India and the United States to exchange ideas and showcase their expertise.
  • Forge new partnerships to increase trade and investment in the knowledge sector.
  • Convene leaders from all sectors – government, industry, research, and academia – for high level policy discussions.

Dr.John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Co-Chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) will lead the U.S. delegation to the Summit.

Focus areas of the Summit will include: Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Clean & Renewable Energy, Sustainable Cities, Earth Sciences, IT Hardware & Software, Embedded Systems, Internal Security, Cyber Security, Agriculture, Water & Sanitation, Robotics & Automation, Science & Technology, Research and Development, Higher Education, Intellectual Property Rights, Design, Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

A large number of stakeholders from industry, government, and research will participate at this event as exhibitors, speakers, and delegates. Events will include policy dialogues, business presentations, roundtable discussions, networking opportunities, and exhibitions of technology products and services.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Investment in the knowledge sectors
  • Technology partnerships/ Sales
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Joint R&D agreements
  • Contracts for research, commercialization /Demonstration & manufacturing.
  • Consultancy contracts
  • Training contracts
  • Contracts for Executive Education
  • Testing & certification contracts
  • Design & development agreements
  • Collaborations on design education
  • Contracts for designing India’s infrastructure and public utility projects
  • Academic collaborations in joint degrees / research / Student-faculty exchange
  • Government-Industry-Academia collaborations
  • Educational and training partnerships
  • Contracts for publishing houses
  • Contracts for education providers / content / service providers
  • Student enrolment in universities / institutions
  • Agreements on intellectual property (IP) licensing / IP legal services
  • Contracts for IP service providers
  • Contracts for anti-counterfeiting / Piracy technology solution providers
  • Contracts for IP training/facilitation
  • Agreements between enforcement bodies for the sharing best practices

India-U.S. Technology Summit

  • First-ever large scale India-U.S. engagement in Science, Technology and Innovation
  • High Level Policy Dialogues
  • Exhibition by Indian and U.S. Stakeholders spread over 6000 sq.m. of area

Focus sectors:

  1. Manufacturing
  2. Market Research
  3. Information Technology
  4. Clean & Renewable Energy
  5. Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Healthcare
  6. Sustainable Cities, Natural Resources & Earth Sciences

Contact Us

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
3rd Floor, IGSSS Building
28, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road
New Delhi – 110003, India

Tel: +91-11-45772020 (D); Fax: +91-11-45772014