US-India Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies launched

  • National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his US counterpart Jake Sullivan launched the US-India initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET) and Innovation Bridge.
  • The iCET was announced by US President Joe Biden and PM Narendra Modi in May 2022.
  • Aim: To elevate and expand strategic technology partnerships and defense industrial cooperation between governments and businesses
  • Innovation Bridge will connect both countries’ defense startups.