India-UK Tech Summit

IAS Prelims 2023

New Delhi will host India-UK tech summit in November this year which aims to bring together leaders in government, industry and research from both countries to broker new partnerships.

The India UK TECH Summit 2016 will provide a platform for promoting technology-intensive trade and investments between the two countries.

The UK has been the top G20 investor in India, consistently, since the turn of the century, and India invests more in the UK than it does in all other European Union countries combined.

The summit will comprise of separate thematic summits on ‘Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ and ‘British Expertise in Higher Education’, ‘Design and Intellectual Property’.

There will also be a focus on Indian investment and entrepreneurship in the UK and the 10 winners of the Tech Rocketship Awards will be announced at the Summit.