About The Event

Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA) is a “not–for–profit” Section-8 Public Private Partnership (PPP) company promoted jointly by the Technology Development Board (TDB), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India (GoI) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).


Virtual Platform CII Hive


Thursday 26 November 2020

To celebrate its incorporation, GITA is organising the 9th edition of its Foundation Day on Thursday, 26th November 2020 at New Delhi, with the theme, ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.


  • To create a platform to bring together lead actors for innovation in/with Indian industry,
  • To showcase and highlight strides in innovation,
  • To discuss and showcase future-ready solutions for India’s most pressing challenges
  • To share global best practices of catalysing innovation to commercialisation, and
  • To deliberate on strategies that will catapult disruption in industrial innovation in the country.


  • Chief Guest: – Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister of Science & Technology, Health and Family Welfare and Earth Sciences, Government of India
  • Guest of Honour: – Prof K. VijayRaghavan, Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to the Government of India, and, Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST)
  • GITA Innovation Exchange (GIXC) Launchpad – Innovation-centric matchmaking platform
  • Tech Display – Showcasing success stories from the Indian industrial innovation landscape

Who Attends

  • Industry (Startups, SMEs, Large companies)
  • VCs / PEs / Angel investors / Banks
  • IP Specialists
  • Academic / Research institutions
  • Aspiring innovators
  • Media

Why Attend

  • To understand the next gen technology and innovation trends shaping the industrial landscape, in India and globally
  • To understand and advocate for innovation policy changes with policy makers
  • To learn from strategies of manufacturing companies who have excelled
  • To understand future possibilities of revolution for empowering digital transformation
  • To connect with technology titans who can shape your innovation journey

Contact Us

For Partnership Opportunities and to know more:

Mr Shubham Chopra

Email: Shubham.chopra@gita.org.in

For GITA Innovation Exchange (GIXC) Launchpad:

Mr Sajo Mon

Email: sajo.mon@gita.org.in

Mr Rahul Kulshreshtha

Email: rahul.kulshreshtha@gita.org.in

For Registration:

Ms Anindita Sen

Email: anindita.sen@gita.org.in