- It stands for India-United States Defence Acceleration Ecosystem.
- It is an initiative under iCET (Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies) to foster collaborations and innovations among the countries’ defence startups.
- To promote etch advancement in the defence sector.
- 2 day event with the participation of government representatives, think tanks, defence industry leaders, investors and startups.
- First-of-its-kind joint showcasing of innovative defence technologies by startups, in domains of:
- Autonomous systems
- Artificial intelligence
- Space, etc.
- Co-organized by
- Innovations for Defence Excellence/ iDEX under the Defence Ministry
- US Department of Defence
- Hosted by the US-India Business Council (USIBC)