The Department of Defence Production (DDP), Ministry of Defence (MoD) has created the Defence Innovation Organization (DIO), which works under its Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) framework, to interact closely with India’s leading incubators to track and support Innovators/Startups/MSMEs working in the defence domain. It supports tech-driven firms opportunistically, to create, deploy and commercialise technologies for the Indian military and defence PSUs.
SAKEC Training & Placement Cell promotes internship by Innovate4Defence (i4D). Innovate4Defence (i4D), Internship is a two-months-long acceleration program for students of Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) of India. It is an opportunity for them to learn about developing their ideas, creating innovative defence products and technologies, incorporating a legal entity and eventually becoming a part of the Indian defence ecosystem and procurement.