Accenture and IIT Madras to Conduct Deep Technology Research for Industrial Automation, Robotics and Advanced Automotive Technologies
BENGALURU, India; Sept. 21, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) have arrange a Center of Excellence (CoE) to undertake collaborative analysis initiatives and collectively develop mental properties and thought management targeted on digital engineering and manufacturing throughout industries.
Specific areas of collaboration will embody autonomous robotics methods (ARS), industrial web of issues (IIoT), digital twin methods (DTS) and superior automotive applied sciences corresponding to electrical mobility companies. The CoE will even work as an incubator and establish disruptive early-stage startups to drive innovation and analysis in these areas.
“Advanced digital technologies can help enterprises drive new levels of productivity, competitiveness and sustainable growth in a fluid and rapidly changing environment, and industry academia partnerships are crucial for developing solutions and talent for the future,” stated Mahesh Zurale, senior managing director, lead – Advanced Technology Centers in India, Accenture.
“With growing use of digital applied sciences in manufacturing, breakthrough improvements in areas corresponding to AI, IoT, autonomous robotics methods and digital twins are needed to gas the subsequent period of business revolution,” stated Raghavan Iyer, senior managing director, Innovation lead – Integrated Global Services, Accenture Technology. “Through our collaboration with IITM, we look forward to working with some of the brightest talent in technology to create powerful and purposeful solutions that can drive impact.”
Welcoming this partnership, Dr. V Kamakoti, Director IITM stated, “As a premier technology institution in India, we have been actively collaborating with innovative organizations globally to co-innovate disruptive products and services in new and emerging areas. We are excited to be setting up this new Center with Accenture as it not only aligns with our interest and objectives, but also brings intellectual and practical skills that are necessary for our student researchers for the future.”
University collaboration has been key to Accenture’s innovation agenda. The firm has been collaborating with main universities around the globe to collectively develop forward-looking thought management, analysis, academic packages, and different actions. Most lately, Accenture collaborated with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru to set up Accenture Center for Advanced Computing.
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About IIT Madras
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) was established in 1959 by the Government of India as an ‘Institute of National Importance.’ The actions of the Institute in varied fields of Science and Technology are carried out in 16 educational departments and a number of superior interdisciplinary analysis educational centres. The Institute gives undergraduate and postgraduate programmes main to B.Tech., M.Sc., M.B.A., MTech., M.S., and Ph.D., levels in a wide range of specializations. IITM is a residential institute with greater than 600 college and 9,500 college students. Students from 18 international locations are enrolled right here. IITM fosters an energetic entrepreneurial tradition with sturdy curricular assist and via the IITM Incubation Cell.
Recognized as an Institution of Eminence (IoE) in 2019, IITM has been ranked No.1 within the ‘Overall’ class for the fourth consecutive 12 months in India Ranking 2022 launched by National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. The Institute has additionally been ranked No.1 within the ‘Engineering Institutions’ class in the identical Rankings for seven consecutive years – from 2016 to 2022. It was additionally adjudged because the ‘Top innovative Institution’ within the nation in Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) in 2019, 2020 and 2021. ARIIA Ranking was launched by the Innovation Cell of Ministry of Education.
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