Accenture and IIT Madras to Conduct Deep Know-how Analysis for Industrial Automation, Robotics and Superior Automotive Applied sciences
BENGALURU, India; Sept. 21, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Indian Institute of Know-how Madras (IITM) have arrange a Middle of Excellence (CoE) to undertake collaborative analysis initiatives and collectively develop mental properties and thought management centered on digital engineering and manufacturing throughout industries.
Particular areas of collaboration will embody autonomous robotics methods (ARS), industrial web of issues (IIoT), digital twin methods (DTS) and superior automotive applied sciences akin to electrical mobility providers. The CoE will even work as an incubator and establish disruptive early-stage startups to drive innovation and analysis in these areas.
“Superior digital applied sciences may also help enterprises drive new ranges of productiveness, competitiveness and sustainable progress in a fluid and quickly altering atmosphere, and trade academia partnerships are essential for growing options and expertise for the longer term,” stated Mahesh Zurale, senior managing director, lead – Superior Know-how Facilities in India, Accenture.
“With growing use of digital applied sciences in manufacturing, breakthrough improvements in areas akin to AI, IoT, autonomous robotics methods and digital twins are essential to gas the following period of business revolution,” stated Raghavan Iyer, senior managing director, Innovation lead – Built-in World Companies, Accenture Know-how. “Via our collaboration with IITM, we stay up for working with a number of the brightest expertise in know-how to create highly effective and purposeful options that may drive influence.”
Welcoming this partnership, Dr. V Kamakoti, Director IITM stated, “As a premier know-how establishment in India, we’ve been actively collaborating with progressive organizations globally to co-innovate disruptive services in new and rising areas. We’re excited to be establishing this new Middle with Accenture because it not solely aligns with our curiosity and targets, but in addition brings mental and sensible abilities which can be essential for our scholar researchers for the longer term.”
College collaboration has been key to Accenture’s innovation agenda. The corporate has been collaborating with main universities world wide to collectively develop forward-looking thought management, analysis, academic applications, and different actions. Most just lately, Accenture collaborated with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru to ascertain Accenture Middle for Superior Computing.
Accenture is a worldwide skilled providers firm with main capabilities in digital, cloud and safety. Combining unmatched expertise and specialised abilities throughout greater than 40 industries, we provide Technique and Consulting, Know-how and Operations providers and Accenture Music — all powered by the world’s largest community of Superior Know-how and Clever Operations facilities. Our 710,000 folks ship on the promise of know-how and human ingenuity day-after-day, serving shoppers in additional than 120 nations. We embrace the ability of change to create worth and shared success for our shoppers, folks, shareholders, companions and communities. Go to us at accenture.com.
About IIT Madras
The Indian Institute of Know-how Madras (IITM) was established in 1959 by the Authorities of India as an ‘Institute of Nationwide Significance.’ The actions of the Institute in varied fields of Science and Know-how are carried out in 16 educational departments and several other superior interdisciplinary analysis educational centres. The Institute affords undergraduate and postgraduate programmes resulting in 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. College students from 18 nations are enrolled right here. IITM fosters an lively entrepreneurial tradition with sturdy curricular help and thru the IITM Incubation Cell.
Acknowledged as an Establishment of Eminence (IoE) in 2019, IITM has been ranked No.1 within the ‘Total’ class for the fourth consecutive yr in India Rating 2022 launched by Nationwide Institutional Rating Framework, Ministry of Training, Govt. of India. The Institute has additionally been ranked No.1 within the ‘Engineering Establishments’ class in the identical Rankings for seven consecutive years – from 2016 to 2022. It was additionally adjudged because the ‘Prime progressive Establishment’ within the nation in Atal Rating of Establishments on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) in 2019, 2020 and 2021. ARIIA Rating was launched by the Innovation Cell of Ministry of Training.
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