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National Technology Week 2023

Unveiling the Remarkable Journey of Innovators at the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) Pavilion throughout National Technology Week

Posted On: 10 MAY 2023 5:22PM by PIB Delhi

Atal Innovation Mission (AIM),NITI Aayog is proud to announce the theme of its pavilion at National Technology Week 2023 “From School to Startup: Igniting Young Minds to Innovate.

The National Technology Week is scheduled to commence from 11th May 2023 to 14th May 2023 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The AIM pavilion is going to present visitors with an exclusive chance to engage with student innovators, explore innovation zones, connect with entrepreneurs, and discover AIM's advanced programs and initiatives, aimed at empowering innovators and entrepreneurs across the country to achieve their goals.

The AIM Pavilion will showcase a plethora of innovative projects and provide an opportunity to witness live tinkering sessions, engage in tinkering activities, witness outstanding innovations and products by Startups. With multiple engagement zones such as AR/VR, Defense Tech, Textile, and Life Sciences, the pavilion will be an enriching experience for all.

Innovation Showcase from ATL Schools, AIM Incubators and Startups

AIM will showcase an array of student-led innovation projects from Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs), a flagship program of AIM that aims to foster innovation and creativity among students by providing them the opportunity to learn and experiment with technology. ATLs are established in schools across India, where students can gain hands-on experience with tools and equipment such as 3D printers, robotics kits, and electronics, enabling them to develop their problem-solving skills and creativity. Top-40 student innovation projects from ATLs across the country will be showcased, which will provide an interactive platform for visitors to witness the extraordinary innovation and creativity of the students.

Additionally, AIM supported start-ups will also be showcased that solve critical challenges across sectors of space, ClimateTech, Health, Mobility, Agriculture and more. AIM’s goal is to inculcate scientific temper in students and develop an ecosystem of innovation around it. At least 35 best innovations from the AIM ecosystem (Atal Incubation Centers, Atal Community Innovation Centers and winners of Atal New India Challenges) that solve challenges of national importance across sectors will be showcased, as will the Top-10 innovations from iCreate, an autonomous institution set up to identify, nurture and mentor the spirit of budding entrepreneurship and innovation. It is a world-class centre for excellence in Entrepreneurship and Technology with top infrastructure facilities.

AIM Pavilion Experience and Engagement Zones

The AIM Pavilion at the National Technology Week offers visitors to witness some exclusive interactive zones that span across all four days, where visitors can engage with physical product installations developed by school students, startups and incubators supported by Atal Innovation Mission.

The Zones:

ATL Zone

The ATL zone at the AIM Pavilion will provide visitors with a unique opportunity to experience tinkering with a mini ATL, complete with state-of-the-art equipment and tools. This hands-on experience will allow visitors to gain insight into the innovation process and encourage them to develop their own ideas.

This event presents an incredible chance for technology enthusiasts, innovators, aspiring entrepreneurs, and the general public to witness the forefront of India's cutting-edge technology. Anyone can walk-in from May 11th-14th 2023.

AR / VR Zone

The AR/VR Zone will feature four experience stations, including Virtual ATL Lab + Museum of Innovation, Virtual walkthrough of an Incubator and Indian Monuments which have been supported by Atal Incubation Centre-MUJ.

DefenseTech Zone

Visitors can learn about startups and incubators working in Defense-Tech,learn from their rich experience, and view displays such as an Unmanned Ground Vehicle, an AR/VR Simulator of MIG Flight, and an indigenized drone which have been supported by Atal Incubation Centre CODISSIA, Coimbatore.

Textile Zone

In the Textile Zone, visitors can view the displays of sustainable textile technology/products such as salt-less dyeing technology, bio polymers, alternate packaging, and specialty textile for medical and other technical applications which have been supported by Atal Incubation Centre, NIFTTEA.

Life Science Zone

The Life Science Zone will feature displays of seven major interventions of incubators in life sciences, including diagnostics, AMR, digital health, agriculture, etc., with their economic and societal impact. Visitors can also engage with do-it-yourself devices which have been supported by EIC-CCAMP.



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