Department of IT BT welcomed high level R&D delegation from Austria, headed by Dr. Hannes Androsch, President of the Austrian Council for Research & Technology Development (ACRTD) and former Deputy Prime Minister of Austria, on 31 January 2018. Discussions were held about peculiarities regarding Scientific and Industrial Research, Big Data analytics, Cyber Security and in general technology and innovation in India and in what fields a cooperation could be possible. Department of IT BT officials also attended a networking dinner on 1 February 2018 to understand Austria’s new RTI (Research, Technology and Innovation) Policy.