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Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Centre

  • IASbaba
  • October 20, 2020
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Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Centre

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Innovation; Science and Technology

In news

  • NITI Aayog recently announced the establishment of a Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC) with Amazon Web Services (AWS). 
  • Objective: To address societal challenges through digital innovation
  • It is the first of its kind in India.

Key takeaways

  • It is a part of the AWS CIC Global Programme.
  • The programme provides an opportunity for government agencies, non-profits and educational institutions, to come together on pressing challenges, apply design thinking, test new ideas, and access the technology expertise of AWS.
  • The NITI Aayog Frontier Technologies CIC will be a great enabler to budding innovators and start-ups.
  • It shall help in piloting state-of-the-art, cloud-centric digital innovations by making use of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet Of Things, robotics, blockchain.

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