The 9th edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023 will be held at Faridabad, Haryana from January 17th-20th, 2024.
Facts for Prelims
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- India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023
India International Science Festival (IISF) 2023:
- Venue: Campus of Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) and Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) in Faridabad.
- Theme: ‘Science and Technology Public Outreach in Amrit Kaal’.
- Inspiration and Outreach: Aims to inspire diverse audiences, including students, educators, scientists, researchers, industry professionals, entrepreneurs, and science communicators.
- Platform for Scientific Achievements: Provides a platform to showcase scientific achievements across 17 diverse themes.
Themes of IISF 2023:
- Diverse Range: The festival will feature a total of 17 themes, encompassing various scientific disciplines.
- Fostering Creativity: Dedicated to fostering creativity in Science, Technology, and Innovation for the advancement of a prosperous India.
- Initiative: An initiative of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
- Association: In association with Vijnana Bharati.
- Editions: Since 2015, IISF has successfully hosted eight editions in different geographical regions of India.
- Expansion: Over the years, it has evolved into a mega science festival.
Integration of Departments:
- Expansion in 2021: In 2021, the Department of Space and the Department of Atomic Energy became integral parts of IISF, broadening its scope and impact.