Collaborate to Evolve Deep Tech Ecosystem While industry-academia partnership is critical, India also needs to motivate R&D and investments by the industry to enable the deep tech sector grow
Deep technologies have the power to disrupt existing industries and even create their own market. However, to make this happen and benefit from the growing trend, India needs to create an environment that can encourage research and development, as well as drive substantial investment by the government and industry.
Speaking at the DQ Deep Tech Virtual Conference – the largest event on deep technologies in India – Prof S Sadagopan, Director, IIIT Bangalore pointed out that there was an urgent need for all the four components of the 60 www.dqindia.com society – academia, industry, government and media – to collaborate to ensure a vibrant deep tech ecosystem in the country.
Moderating the keynote session, Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, CyberMedia Group, highlighted how technology was playing the central role in addressing problems in the post-COVID world. “This technological shift is already being observed with a large number of enterprises, irrespective of their size, adopting several modern technologies such as artificial intelligence, IoT, and data analytics among others,” he said.