Application form - Open Challenge

Innovator Profile

Any Registered Company [Proprietorship, LLP or Pvt Ltd] with or without DIPP startup recognition can apply under the Startup category. Any Company recognized or certified as MSME basis the definition of MSME as laid out by the Dept. of MSME can apply under the MSME category. Any other Person/Entity not qualifying either under the Startup or MSME categories can apply under the Individual category.
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Company Information

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Innovation Brief

Note: (Filename with these characters are not allowed <>/?|\*:") Describe in detail the salient features and functionality of the proposed Technology or Product as may be applicable as a cost-effective, defence grade solution to address the specific challenges, needs or technology gaps of the Indian military. To better appreciate the relevance of your proposed solution it may be worthwhile for you to describe the specific defence applications and use-cases within any of the three services of the armed forces.
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Note: (Filename with these characters are not allowed <>/?|\*:") Describe the potential of the proposed technology in terms of emerging as the dominant standard, further enriching its strategic value and strengthening India’s capabilities against its adversaries. Explain the possibility of IP generation and that being harnessed by other Services, DPSUs, leading to sustained longer term strategic advantages, and strengthening the competitiveness of defence exports. * You may choose a suitable document outline to present the details and upload the same as an attachment in the prescribed file size & format.)
Note: (Filename with these characters are not allowed <>/?|\*:") Describe the advantages of the proposed technology/solution in terms of emerging as defence-grade product ready for defence production and acquisition. In doing so, you may choose to specifically highlight any/all of the following aspects, viz. Acceptance/Adoption in defence/aerospace, Customization & Extendability, System Integration, Indigenous Content, Time-to-Certification, and others as you may consider relevant to suitably highlight the strengths, uniqueness, and potential of your proposed technology/solution.
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Note: (Filename with these characters are not allowed <>/?|\*:") Describe the nature and scope of expertise and proven track-record in technology R&D, product development & engineering for advanced industrial grade or defence/aerospace applications resident in the applicant individual, team or company.
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Note: (Filename with these characters are not allowed <>/?|\*:") Describe with proper rationale and justification the case for the following aspects viz. Dual-Use potential (possibility of technology or product commercialized in non-defence sectors, leading to economies of scale/scope benefits that may further reduce the cost of development/acquisition for Indian defence sector); Defence Exports (possibility of product becoming suitable for exports to other friendly countries, further augmenting its strategic value; Indigenous Defence Enterprise (possibility of the startup growing into a capable defence enterprise, serving domestic and global defence markets with futuristic technologically advanced solutions);)

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