ITI hosts its first ICT & IoT expo successfully
Published On : 2018-09-02

India's first PSU into manufacturing various technology products and solutions, ITI Limited organised the ICT & IoT Start-up expo successfully on September 1st and 2nd at its Bengaluru plant. 500 serious visitors attended the first day of the event, where more than 50 start-ups showcased their solutions. Technology companies Cambium Networks and Logic Fruit Technologies participated as the Platinum Sponsors. Inspira, Interlace and Quardgen Wireless solutions participated as the Gold sponsors while another 8 corporates as the Silver sponsors.

More than 500 entrepreneurs and technocrats participated in the first day of the event, where various technology companies showcased emerging technologies like IoT and defence technology. There were various key-takeaways from the panel discussion sessions.

On the second day, the event will have the presence of Minister Manoj Sinha, State (Independent Charge) for Communications along with Aruna Sundararajan, Chairman, Telecom Commission and Secretary, Department of Telecom, and N Sivasailam, Special Secretary, Department of Telecom. The minister will also dedicate the latest telecom testing centre to the nation on this occasion.

The Expo is focused on opening up business opportunities through the ICT, IOT and defence technology-based solutions. It has focused on standards, policies and regulations on 5G technology solutions, IoT and Smart City, latest trends in Data security/centre/mining, technologies for Defence and telecom testing facilities that have the potential to transform business.

The uniqueness of the event is to identify products from these companies which ITI can take up for manufacturing through Transfer of Technology (ToT). ITI intends to sign and exchange ToT with potential start-up and establish companies during the event. The most interesting objective is to enable these companies to utilize ITI’s infrastructure to utilize and manufacture their products in ITI under “Make in India” initiative.

K Alagesan, Chairman and Managing Director, ITI Ltd, said, “With this expo, ITI is all set to enter a new age under Digital India and Start-up India programmes. In pursuit of innovation and excellence, we need to bring together the best brains, provide them with the infrastructure, hand-hold them, believe in their ideas and guide them with experience that ITI has."