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Emerging technologies and geopolitical contestation
May 07, 2019

Emerging technologies and geopolitical contestation

The battle for setting up the 5G network has become the latest flash-point for geopolitical competition between the US and China.

Emerging technologies and India’s nuclear deterrent
Feb 05, 2019

Emerging technologies and India’s nuclear deterrent

Rapid transformation in disruptive technologies is going to change the nature of nuclear deterrence. Artificial intelligence, cyber weapons, hypersoni

Emerging technologies are transforming health systems in Africa
Jun 06, 2019

Emerging technologies are transforming health systems in Africa

The advances of science and technology are outpacing existing care and payment models, regulatory structures, and other governance systems.

Emerging technology, emerging power: India in the age of AI
Aug 14, 2023

Emerging technology, emerging power: India in the age of AI

As president of the Global Partnership on AI this year, India has the chance to lead the international dialogue around general-purpose AI technologies

A Quad 2.0 Agenda for Critical and Emerging Technologies
Sep 24, 2021

A Quad 2.0 Agenda for Critical and Emerging Technologies

With the Quad Critical and Emerging Technology Working Group established, it is affirmed that the “Spirit of Quad” has widened its horizons to inc

Ethics of emerging technologies on the battlefield
Jul 12, 2023

Ethics of emerging technologies on the battlefield

By integrating diverse perspectives and expertise, it is possible to foster responsible development and deployment of AI in warfare

Increasing Patient Capital to catalyse the development of Emerging Technologies: A call to action for Indian venture capitalists
Dec 10, 2021

Increasing Patient Capital to catalyse the development of Emerging Technologies: A call to action for Indian venture capitalists

If there was a large, liberal pool of patient investment capital, like in Silicon Valley, it is highly probable that there would be tremendous scope f

India’s emerging technology challenge
Oct 16, 2020

India’s emerging technology challenge

Ad-hoc research initiatives and infrequent budgetary allocations would not suffice if India is to develop a vibrant research ecosystem.

Likely impact of emerging technologies on India’s nuclear arsenal
May 10, 2023

Likely impact of emerging technologies on India’s nuclear arsenal

The use and deployment of nuclear weapons must firmly remain in the hands of human beings and never be delegated to any technological marvel, no matte

Managing nuclear risks: The emerging technologies challenge
May 27, 2019

Managing nuclear risks: The emerging technologies challenge

The impact of technological changes on nuclear risks needs to be addressed much more directly.

Science Fiction as the Blueprint: Informing Policy in the Age of AI and Emerging Tech
Jan 17, 2024

Science Fiction as the Blueprint: Informing Policy in the Age of AI and Emerging Tech

This issue brief examines the complex interplay between science fiction and technology development in the age of disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and brain-computer interfaces. As the line between science and fiction continues to blur, this brief argues for strategically using science fiction narratives to inform and guide technology development and policymaking. Drawing upon historical precedents of scien

The Indian Army: Emerging technologies and weapons platforms
Jan 12, 2022

The Indian Army: Emerging technologies and weapons platforms

Artificial Intelligence and Cyber technologies will augment the existing traditional combat platforms rather than rendering them obsolete  

Water footprint of emerging technology: A need for concern?
Mar 21, 2024

Water footprint of emerging technology: A need for concern?

With the increasing prevalence of emerging technologies, there arises a necessity for deeper scrutiny of their water footprint

A new chapter in defence and tech
Feb 22, 2023

A new chapter in defence and tech

The India-U.S. initiative on critical and emerging technologies could have a transformative impact on bilateral relations

A new, fractured global order is upon us. India’s response must evolve accordingly
Jan 25, 2020

A new, fractured global order is upon us. India’s response must evolve accordingly

As political ideologies fail to provide purpose and meaning to individuals, they are increasingly finding refuge in identity and religion. The thin li

A.I. in the Chinese military: Current initiatives and the implications for India
Feb 11, 2020

A.I. in the Chinese military: Current initiatives and the implications for India

The different service arms of China’s armed forces are all undergoing substantial transformation, including exploring the possibilities of integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) to boost their combat power and effectiveness especially in a time of war. This paper evaluates the significance and potential of AI in improving China’s military capabilities. Chinese official documents and their enunciation of military doctrine indicate that the c

Additive manufacturing in India
Dec 14, 2023

Additive manufacturing in India

With the incorporation of emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and 4D Printing, additive manufacturing is to be one of the primary

Back to the tech future: Do emerging critical technologies provide an ‘edge’ against new global uncertainties and threats?
Oct 18, 2021

Back to the tech future: Do emerging critical technologies provide an ‘edge’ against new global uncertainties and threats?

There is a need to speculate on how the international order will be changed, if at all, by critical technologies

D10 or Bust? Finding purpose in the 5G club of democracies
Jun 10, 2020

D10 or Bust? Finding purpose in the 5G club of democracies

Is being ‘anti-China’ a compelling enough driver to bring the ten disparate democracies together?

Elevating the Australia-India maritime partnership
May 23, 2023

Elevating the Australia-India maritime partnership

India and Australia must raise the level of their engagement, going beyond pre-planned exercises and sporadic deployments

Emerging and Critical Technologies: New Frontiers for an Aspirational India
Jan 26, 2022

Emerging and Critical Technologies: New Frontiers for an Aspirational India

India is seen as a bridging power that can narrow the divide between the developed and developing countries through the use and regulation of new and

Fair space commerce: A key component of sustainable global space governance
Oct 18, 2021

Fair space commerce: A key component of sustainable global space governance

The focus needs to go beyond emerging technologies to include fundamental principles, such as the protection of sovereignty, free and fair trade, and

Filling the Blanks: Putting Gender into Military A.I.
Aug 21, 2023

Filling the Blanks: Putting Gender into Military A.I.

Defence structures around the world are seeing a technological upheaving as new and emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) are being added to military arsenals. However, military AI largely lacks precision and is often developed without any threat-modelling which takes gender into account, examples of which are already being seen in civilian applications of AI. Translated into a conflict environment, deploying such AI systems cou

First Quad leaders meeting: An agenda beyond security
Mar 16, 2021

First Quad leaders meeting: An agenda beyond security

Besides vaccine diplomacy, this Quad meeting deliberated on matters like climate change, and critical and emerging technologies.

From quantum-arrival to quantum-ready
May 30, 2023

From quantum-arrival to quantum-ready

The introduction of the National Quantum Mission is welcomed but several key concerns need to be addressed to ensure its success

iCET: Strengthening the India-US Tech Agenda
Feb 04, 2023

iCET: Strengthening the India-US Tech Agenda

The U.S.-India strategic relationship looks to be set on firm footing, with both sides keen to materialize deeper collaboration across defense and critical and emerging technologies.

iCET: Upscaling India-US partnership for a tech-centric future
Feb 09, 2023

iCET: Upscaling India-US partnership for a tech-centric future

As we witness a tech scramble in the Indo-Pacific, the iCET aims to help the two countries to expand partnerships in critical and emerging technologie

India’s chairmanship of the Global Partnership on AI
Aug 08, 2023

India’s chairmanship of the Global Partnership on AI

As the chair of the GPAI, India needs to be at the forefront of this revolution and ensure that it plays an active role in the safe and equitable deve

India’s role in the world order is keenly being watched
Apr 06, 2023

India’s role in the world order is keenly being watched

‘Dogmas of Delhi’ mustn’t beat our ability to innovate and experiment  at the level  of big ideas

Innovation in Biotechnology: Ethical and Regulatory Challenges
Apr 08, 2021

Innovation in Biotechnology: Ethical and Regulatory Challenges

This brief analyses the regulatory, security and ethical challenges facing states and the international community regarding emerging technologies in biotechnology, focusing on the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing system and artificial gene synthesis. It highlights the inadequacy of current mechanisms such as export control regimes to regulate these emerging technologies because of a fundamental shift in the nature of challenges posed and an altered globa

Modi’s visit to the US
Jun 17, 2023

Modi’s visit to the US

Prime Minister’s visit to the US could prove to be pivotal as it aims to boost India-US economic and defence ties

Navigating Considerations of Global Governance, National Strategies, and Ethics in Biowarfare
Aug 07, 2023

Navigating Considerations of Global Governance, National Strategies, and Ethics in Biowarfare

Biological weapons can come from naturally occurring microbes and viruses; but innovations in genomic editing are opening up new, potentially more threatening avenues for their development. These innovations can cause or spread disease or resist known therapeutic approaches. Addressing such threats of biowarfare requires obtaining reliable and informative taxonomies for the pathogens and timely and effective responses. This, in turn, calls for co

Networked security: 5G and supply chains
Dec 30, 2020

Networked security: 5G and supply chains

While the geopolitical contestation in emerging technologies will continue, the importance of strengthening policies towards network security cannot b