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IIT Madras, Accenture arrange CoE for collaborative analysis

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University collaboration has been the key to Accenture’s innovation agenda. (File Photo: Mint)

MUMBAI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has partnered with data know-how (IT) consulting agency Accenture to arrange a Centre of Excellence (CoE) to undertake collaborative analysis initiatives. They may even collectively develop mental properties and thought management centered on digital engineering and manufacturing throughout industries.

Specific areas of collaboration will embody autonomous robotics methods (ARS), industrial web of issues (IIoT), digital twins and superior automotive applied sciences similar to electrical mobility providers, based on a joint assertion. It additionally mentioned that the CoE may even work as an incubator and determine disruptive early-stage startups to drive innovation and analysis in these areas.

“Advanced digital applied sciences will help enterprises drive new ranges of productiveness, competitiveness and sustainable development in a fluid and quickly altering atmosphere, and business academia partnerships are essential for creating options and expertise for the longer term,” said Mahesh Zurale, senior managing director, lead – Advanced Technology Centres in India, Accenture.

Raghavan Iyer, senior managing director, Innovation lead — Integrated Global Services, Accenture Technology, said, “With increasing use of digital technologies in manufacturing, breakthrough innovations in areas such as AI, IoT, autonomous robotics systems and digital twins are necessary to fuel the next era of industrial revolution.”

“Through our collaboration with IIT Madras, we sit up for working with among the brightest expertise in know-how to create highly effective and purposeful options that may drive affect,” he added.

We have actively collaborated with innovative organisations globally to co-innovate disruptive products and services in new and emerging areas. Our partnership with Accenture brings intellectual and practical skills that are necessary for our student researchers for the future,” V Kamakoti, director, IIT Madras, mentioned.

Earlier in September, International Business Machines (IBM) partnered with the IIT-Madras to advance quantum co­mputing abilities growth and analysis in India. Also, Accenture in April had mentioned that it has collaborated with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru to ascertain Accenture Centre for Advanced Computing. University collaboration has been the important thing to Accenture’s innovation agenda.

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