DRDO invites EoI for development/ production of CBRN Defence Equipments
New Delhi, Mar 31 (KNN) Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) contaminated environment poses a formidable threat to environment and Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) is engaged in the development of products and technologies to provide a robust CBRN defence capability in the form of detection, protection, decontamination and medical management systems.
To augment the existing capabilities as well as create new, DRDO has released Expression of Interest for prospective industry partners for joint development and/or production of the CBRN equipments.
It is a standard practice of DRDO to go for such partnership with Industry for joint development of new items in either cost sharing or fully funded model. While so far the participation was mainly limited to large corporates, FISME, as the leading federation of MSMEs are in continuous dialogue with DRDO authorities to encourage participation from MSMEs also.
According to the EoI document available in the website of DRDO, interested enterprises may forward information about their current business, financials etc. alongwith products of interest etc. to DRDO.
DRDO has also planned a industry meet at DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi during April/May, 2016. The purpose of the meet is to provide further technical information about the proposed activities and provide clarifications to interested industries.
The participation of industry partner may be either of Joint development/ Manufacturing/ Subsystem or component manufacturing/ Facility development or Service/ Consultancy. (KNN/ DB)