About the Challenge
DRDO Dare to Dream 3.0 is an open challenge to promote innovators and startups in the country. The winners will be chosen after a formal evaluation by a committee of experts. Individual participants should be citizen of India above 18 years of age.
and in case of Start-ups, the start-up should be controlled by Indians and recognised by DPIIT (formerly known as DIPP).
Applications to be submitted through online mode only. Applications to be submitted either in Individual or Start-up category. Maximum of four members including one defined Team leader can participate under individual category. An individual having start-up may apply in the capacity of Individual as well as Start-up. Select the challenges for which you want to make submissions An individual or start-up can apply for not more than five area of challenge. Provide a write-up for each challenge selected. You can also submit attachments (PDF format, less than 5 MB) with more details for the submission.
The Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) launched its “Dare to Dream 3.0” innovation competition as a tribute to former President and eminent scientist Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. The program is launched for Emerging Technologies to promote individuals and startups for innovation in defense and aerospace technologies
List of Areas Suggested for Contest
Remote Detection & Protection of CBRNE Agents
Development of Underwater Communication System
Smart Batteries and Self-Healing Batteries for Military Applications
Defence on Cloud (Block Chain Technology, IOT, ML, AI)
Cognitive Technologies for Sensing and Adaptation
Shockwave Applications for Defence
Innovative Ideas for Anti Drone
Technology Ideas for Soldiers as a System
Non-Line of Sight Optical Imaging
Open Category: Exploring the Unthinkable and Unimaginable
Start Date : 04 Oct 2021
End Date : 01 Dec 2021
The winners will be chosen after a formal evaluation by a committee of experts. Prize money, up to Rs 10 lakh for start-up and Rs 5 lakh for the individual category, will be given to the winners.
Participants can register here.