Nasscom in partnership with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Andhra Pradesh government has opened a ‘Center of Excellence on IoT and AI’ at Andhra University Campus, Visakhapatnam, aimed at promoting innovation in emerging technologies of IoT, AI and robotics.
The new centre will provide open labs and infrastructure to create and validate solutions from design to prototype to democratise innovation. It will also promote entrepreneurship by providing an incubation facility for peer-to-peer learning and the benefit of an industrial environment.
Start-ups in the state are also expected to benefit through the launch of the new center with newer opportunities in areas of their development, mentorship, funding and the adoption of their solutions in the industry. The CoE is currently working with enterprises interested in collaborating with start-ups for newer innovative solutions.
NASSCOM said the Center of Excellence on IoT and AI is a step towards solving real-world challenges and creating an impact. It is designed to be a catalyst that will help the industry embrace technology and become globally competitive. The centre will focus on harnessing the power of Artificial intelligence and the Internet of things to bring unprecedented opportunities for industry, start-ups and academia.