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Canada is the Official Partner Country for the 23rd Technology Summit

CII organizes technology summit every year in partnership with the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. The 23rd edition of Technology Summit will be a platform to provide a high profile and wide-ranging platform to industries, institutions and government agencies from India and partner country and other participating countries for forging knowledge-business partnerships to boost investments and trade. The Technology Summit will be organized to facilitate a comprehensive convergence of key elements and key actors of knowledge economy of India and partner country.  Canada is the official partner country for the 23rd edition of Technology Summit to be held in New Delhi in November 2017. It is noteworthy that this is the third time that Canada will be the official partner country for the Technology Summit. Canada was previously the partner country in 2005 and 2008. 

The United Kingdom was the partner country of the 22nd edition of the Summit. The concept of partner country was introduced more than 15 years back in this summit and since then several countries have come on board this platform such as the United States (in 2014), France (in 2013), Spain, Korea, Israel, Taiwan and Germany. Indian Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi and UK Prime Minister Rt Hon Theresa May – spoke in the inaugural session of the 22nd edition of its bilateral technology summit in New Delhi on 7 November. Over 3,000 visitors from all parts of the world visited in the areas of technology and R&D sessions related to waste management, life sciences and smart cities or the higher education, design, intellectual property and innovation summits with sessions on policy reforms in higher education, industry-academia collaborations, future of design in education or innovation for change were chock-a-bloc with participants.

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17.07.2017

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