The Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) showcased medical innovations undertaken by Indian Naval officers during the inception meeting of the Startup20 Engagement Group under India's G20 presidency. Various medical innovations including the ‘Aadyant’ Oxygen Recycling System (ORS), ‘Spandan’ low-cost digital stethoscope and ‘Nebiro’ smart portable nebuliser were displayed.
Delegates from G20 countries and senior functionaries including G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant and CEO Niti Aayog Parameswaran Iyer interacted with the naval officers and praised the innovative work being done by the Indian Navy under the theme “Indian Navy – Innovating towards Nation Building”.
The two-day event, set up under India's G20 presidency is being held on January 28-29, 2023 at Hyderabad. Startup20 aspires to create a global narrative for supporting start-ups and enabling synergies between start-ups, corporates, investors, innovation agencies and other key ecosystem stakeholders.