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PM to Inaugurate Bengaluru Tech Summit Virtually

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This Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is said to inaugurate the silver jubilee edition of the Bengaluru Tech Summit virtually.

In the summit there will be nine memorandums of understanding (MoUs) being signed and the launch of over 20 products.

According to CN Ashwath Narayan, minister for information technology and biotechnology, the summit will host more than 575 exhibitors, and startups from 16 states are participating.

The inauguration ceremony will be attended virtually by Emmanuel Macron, president of France; Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, minister of state for artificial intelligence and digital economy, UAE; Tim Watts, assistant minister for foreign affairs, Australia; Petri Honkonen, minister of science and culture, Finland, and Martin Schroeter, chairman and CEO of IT giant Kyndryl.

Naveen Tewari, founder and CEO of Inmobi, will also attend the inaugural function, Narayan said.

These countries are expected to draw attention towards their technological expertise. Besides, and are also said to express their areas of interest to collaborate with Indian industry.

Over 350 international experts will throw light on recent technological developments in the conference, themed "Tech4NextGen".

The deliberations in sessions cover domains like Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, semiconductor, machine learning, 5G, robotics, fintech, gene editing, med-tech, space tech, biofuels sustainability and e-mobility, Narayan added.

Sessions will witness the participation of more than 15 countries including Japan, Finland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, the United States, Lithuania, and Canada.

These countries are expected to draw attention towards their technological expertise. Besides, and are also said to express their areas of interest to collaborate with Indian industry.

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