Taking the iDEX initiative further, Defence
India Startup Challenge "has been launched by Ministry in
partnership with Atal Innovation Mission, aimed at supporting
Startups/MSMEs/Innovators to create prototypes and/or commercialize
products/solutions in the area of National Defence and Security.
Help create functional prototypes of
products/technologies relevant for national security
(prototyping), and spur fast-moving innovation in the
Help new tech products/technologies
find a market and early customer (commercialization) in
the form of the Indian Defence Establishment.