It is a global virtual summit of overseas and resident Indian Researchers and Academicians.

1. It brings Indian origin luminaries in academic institutes and R&D organizations across the world and resident counterparts on a single platform to debate upon collaboration mechanisms to strengthen academic and S&T base in India for global development.

2. Key areas of discussion of 2020 summit: quantum technologies, artificial intelligence and machine learning, communications technologies, computational and data sciences and aerospace technologies among others.

3. The goal is to create an ecosystem of knowledge and innovation in the country through global outreach and to leverage the expertise and experience of the Indian scientists overseas.

4. To boost the innovation ecosystem in India, VAIBHAV will add a new dimension to Atal Innovation Mission (AIM).