Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Centre
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Innovation; Science and Technology
- 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.
- 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.