03 Dec 2019 17:23 IST

Great Lakes, Defence Ministry to host innovation challenge iDex

The platform aims to create functional prototypes of products relevant to national security

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, in association with NITI Aayog and the Ministry of Defence, is organising an outreach programme titled iDEX on December 6, at AGBI (Atal Great Lakes Balachandran Incubation) Centre. The incubation centre is situated within the campus.

The platform iDEX has been introduced to help create functional prototypes of products or technologies relevant to national security (prototyping), and spur fast-moving innovation in the India’s defence sector.

The three challenges

Start-ups, MSMEs, or innovators, can apply to any of the three challenges that will be addressed on the day. The three challenges are — four-axis stabilised antennae for c- and ku- band operation, creating a portable spoof emitter for surveillance and ground-based air defence weapons, and friend or foe identification system.

Interested start-ups/MSMEs/innovators can register by sending their name to mobile number 9713890865, or email it to narmadha.v@greatlakes.edu.in.