India, Sweden focus on future bilateral cooperation
New Delhi: Aiming to deepen bilateral ties between India and Sweden on various sectors and discuss the actions needed to navigate the Covid-19 crisis as also for creating a sustainable future for both nations, the 7th India Sweden Innovation Day 2020 themed "The New Normal" was hosted recently by India Unlimited
The November 27 programme was held in association with the Embassy of India in Sweden, Sweden-India Business Council and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the event was attended by over 500 participants from across the world.
The one-day virtual event brought together government officials, think tanks, institutions, prominent industrialists, as well as renowned company Presidents and CEOs from both Sweden and India to explore, identify and work together for shared prosperity. The speakers also deliberated on how the Sweden-India partnership in technology-based solutions, in the 4th Industrial Revolution & Globalization can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. Looking forward, both sides discussed opportunities for new bilateral cooperation on shared strategic priorities such as sustainable development, start-ups, healthcare, transport etc.
On 17th April 2018, India and Sweden signed a Joint Innovation Partnership to deepen the collaboration between the two countries and contribute to sustainable growth and new job opportunities. The partnership was signed during the visit of Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi to Sweden.