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10 -11 May 2024

Two days Workshop

R&D Projects in Aerospace and Defence for Institutions

– Collaboration with DRDO Industry-Academia Centres of Excellence

Aero Innovation and Skill Centre

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(Centre for Innovation, Incubation, Research and Advanced Skills)

Aero Innovation and Skill Centre (AISC) under the aegis of The Aeronautical Society of India will support and encourage innovative technology based startups that have an application and/or impact in Aero and Defence Industries which is one of the core sectors of the Indian economy.

AISC will act as a platform to early-stage startups by providing the technology, mentorship, required skills, technical guidance, network assistance, office space, access to industry mentors, subject matter experts and interactions with various other stakeholders in the industry.


AISC strives to launch and develop startups into scalable, viable and profitable businesses. We believe that AISC will definitely make a positive impact on accelerating technology development and innovation in Aerospace and Defence sector.

In the Woods



Advisory Committee


Dr. R K Tyagi

Former Chairman, HAL


Dr. Christopher S

Former Chairman, DRDO

Organizing Committee


Dr. U Chandrasekhar


Director, Addwhize, Wipro 3D


Shri. Manicka Vasagam

General Manager,

Aircraft Division, HAL


Dr. Umamaheshwar

Chief Consulting Engineer,

GE Aviation


Shri. C Kalaivanan

Vice Chairman, AeSI-BB

Fr. Group Director, GTRE, DRDO


Dr. G Ramesh

Former Chief Scientist

National Aerospace Laboratories


Shri. D R Subramanyam

Vice Chairman, AeSI-BB

MD, SLN Technologies


Shri. Ajay Kumar Pandey

Marketing Manager,

Altair - SAARC and GCC


Shri. P Mueen Khan

Vice Chairman, AeSI-BB

Manager, RWRDC - HAL


Shri. Bhuvanesh Kannan

Hon. Secretary, AeSI-BB

Manager, ARDC - HAL


Shri. Saravanan

Hon. Treasurer, AeSI-BB

Technical Officer, CABS - DRDO

Technical Committee


Shri. V Balakrishnan

Vice Chairman, AeSI-BB

Former ED, Engine Div, HAL

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Shri. Ashok Aseri

Vice Chairman, AeSI-BB



Shri. Arunachalam

Vice Chairman, AeSI-BB

Former Scientist, ISRO


Dr. VPS Naidu

Sr. Principal Scientist

National Aerospace Laboratories


Shri. K V Srinivasan

Emiritus Scientist (Retd.)



Dr. Kishore Kumar

Former Scientist



Dr. Yogananda Jeppu


Honeywell Technology Solutions


Shri. Satish Thokala

Aero & Def Industry Manager


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Shri. P Bhaskar Babu

Hon. Jt. Secretary, AeSI-BB

Sr. Manager, Engine Div. - HAL

Industry Partner

As an Industry Partner sponsors may receive a multitude of high-value benefits aimed at providing engagement opportunities within Incubation center along with huge branding to be the AeSI’s technical partner organization.

Below are some of the advantages of an Industry Partnership:

  • Stake holders can get an opportunity to engage with the A&D start up community.

  • Easy access to meet eminent Engineering and Scientific community for interactions and feedbacks for product development purpose.

  • Ideal and unified platform to showcase your products and services.

  • Can get an opportunity to involve in latest R&D and ongoing projects at the center.

  • Can validate their software products based on customers’ feedback.

  • Can reach out to MSME easily.

  • Can be part of Skill development activities for academics.

  • Industry Partners seek to raise the professional level of the knowledge recipients through their participation and support in research, skill programs and other activities.


Academic Partner

Below are some of the advantages of an Academic Partnership:

  • A state of art Incubation Centre for Research, Innovation and Skill Building shall be created within the premise broadly comprising of required technical labs, Prototype model development workshops of international standards and suitably equipped classrooms for theory classes.

  • Opportunity to welcome various MNCs, MSMEs and OEMs for collaboration.

  • DST, CSIR, AR&DB, AICTE and other funding R&D projects can be handled.

  • Certification programs for students and teachers.

  • On premise internships and Faculty development programs shall be organised.

  • Mini Projects/Major Project works can be taken up.

  • Scope to produce PhD thesis.

  • Opportunity to the students to involve interact with industry experts and to get internships

Contact Us

For queries, Contact Mr. P Mueen Ahamadhulla Khan, Vice-Chairman, AeSI-BB

Ph: +91-9341331824    |    Mail:

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