Source: The post is based on the article “2nd Edition of Indian Navy’s Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Seminar (Swavlamban-2023)” published in PIB on 18th September 2023
What is the News?
The 2nd Edition of the Indian Navy’s Naval Innovation and Indigenisation (NIIO) Seminar – ‘Swavlamban 2023’ is scheduled to be conducted.
What is Swavlamban 2023?
Organized by: Indian Navy’s Naval Innovation and Indigenisation (NIIO)
Purpose: To engage Indian industry and academia towards achieving self-reliance in the Defence sector.
What is the SPRINT Initiative?
SPRINT is a collaborative initiative being undertaken by Naval Innovation and Indigenisation (NIIO) in conjunction with the Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO).
Full Form: SPRINT stands for Supporting Pole-Vaulting in R&D through Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX), NIIO and Technology Development Acceleration Cell (TDAC).
Aim: To give a boost to the usage of indigenous technology in the Indian Navy.
As part of this initiative, Indian Navy aims to induct at least 75 new indigenous technologies/products into the Indian Navy.