Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog has signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with Dassault Systemes Foundation to work towards creating a digitally rich ecosystem of Innovation in India & to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) based innovation and entrepreneurship among the youth of India.
- The partnership also aims to encourage intercountry collaborations amongst schools and school students for collaborative science/technology learning, skilling and cultural interactions among students.
Contribution to ATL
- Dassault Systems will contribute to AIM’s Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs) Program in 3 broad areas – Self-learning content, Hackathons and challenges & inter-country academia collaborations.
- As part of its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) objectives, Dassault Systemes Foundation has designed and developed a self-learning training/instruction playbook for students who are part of ATL.
- Dassault Systemes will host challenges/hackathons for ATLs for promoting problem-solving skills, scientific and technology-based exploratory learning skills & innovation culture amongst students and teachers.
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i.On March 18, 2021, A SoI was signed between AIM, NITI Aayog, and Amazon Internet Services Private Limited (AISPL), a local legal Indian entity of Amazon Web Services(AWS) to strengthen the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in India.
About Dassault Systemes Foundation, India
Executive Director – Hemant Gadgil
Chairman of Board of Directors – Sudarshan Mogasale
Global Headquarters – Velizy-Villacoublay, France