TDF Technical Consultative Workshops for Cycle 3 requirements (Feasibility Study)

Technical Consultative Workshops and Collegiate Meetings

Technology Development Fund (TDF) Cycle 3 requirements

(New Delhi – August 30-31, 2018, Pune – September 10-11, 2018 & Secunderabad - September 14-15)

Under the third cycle of TDF in which 14 requirements of SHQrs (Indian Army, Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and DRDO) have been taken up for the feasibility study which is being carried out through Online mode (web portal TDF and through technical consultative workshops and collegiate meetings.

In this regard, relevant representatives from Industry and Academia are expected to contribute towards the feasibility study. The objective of this interaction is to have Preliminary Assessment of Technical Capability of the Indian Companies to undertake development and manufacture of requirements identified under TDF Cycle 3, Conduct Feasibility study and formulation of broad technical specifications.

For 14 requirements as per the list  given below following technical consultative workshops and collegiate meetings have been planned jointly with Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA) which is the supporting agency engaged by DRDO to support the implementation of TDF Scheme:






New Delhi


30-31 Aug 2018

IHC, Lodhi Road, New Delhi



10-11 Sept 2018

Military Institute of Technology (MILIT), Girinagar, Pune

Hyderabad/ Secunderabad (Telangana)


14-15 Sept 2018

College of Defence Management, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad (Telangana)


Towards this, one day workshop followed by collegiate meeting will be conducted involving DRDO, Users from Services Headquarters (Army, Air Force, and Navy) and Private Industries including startups.

Workshop 1 - New Delhi | List of Projects

  1. Quantum Computing
  2. Fiber based Perimeter Security Solution 
  3. Translation of Mandarin Speech to English Speech and Vice Versa
  4. Development of secure, customized 3G/LTE end-points (Handsets/Dongles) for a captive mobile network 
  5. Leveraging Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) for Enhancing Aircraft Serviceability

Workshop 2 - Pune | List of Projects

  1. Air Cycle Machine
  2. Exoskeleton
  3. Development for Weaponisation of ALH MK-III Helicopter
  4. Development of On Board Oxygen Generating System (OBOGS)

Workshop 3 - Secunderabad | List of Projects

  1. Multi function Console for INDRA MK-II system 
  2. Solid State TTR Magnetron 
  3. Solid State CTS Magnetron 
  4. Solid State TAR Magnetron 
  5. Development of Amplidyne 

The workshop will involve the participation of industry members and academic experts wherein the DRDO and Services HQ project officers will present the details and specifications of the project followed by roundtable discussions on each project requirement. Indian Companies should use this opportunity to showcase their Technical & Financial strengths and capabilities to undertake the project requirements.

Interested DAs are requested to kindly review the project list and identify the project that is of interest to your organization and consider your participation accordingly. Kindly note that there will be no spot registration and participants from Industry & Academics/R&D Institutes interested in attending these workshops are requested to register on the link ( ).

  • Registration closes on September 13, 2018 .
  • Registered candidates will be evaluated and an invite will be sent to selected candidates via mail.
  • Please note that a participant can only select one project topic per venue.  
  • An Organization can register more than one participant if they are interested to attend for more than one projects of the same venue.


For further details, you may send an email to: and



In case of any difficulty regarding online submission please contact at 011-42888009/42888012 or write to us at

Technology Development Fund Scheme

Director FTM&TDF
Room No. 325, A-Wing DRDO Bhawan, Rajaji Marg, New Delhi-110011 /