Tech Mahindra to Make Strategic Investments in US, Germany
Makers Lab development work, on its parts, focuses on GeNext technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robotics, internet of things (IoT), augmented reality/virtual reality, 5G – network of the future.
Tech Mahindra Ltd, will now make strategic investments in the US and Germany. As a first step, the company has thrown open a research and development center ‘Makers Lab’ in Munich, Germany and another at Plano, Dallas, US. The Makers Lab for all practical purposes, is a research & development hub for co-innovation of solutions and services of the future with customers, partner companies, research institutions, universities, and start-ups as well.
Makers Lab development work, on its parts, focuses on GeNext technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robotics, internet of things (IoT), augmented reality/virtual reality, 5G – network of the future. Makers Lab aims to solve a range of business problems in the future to enhance citizen services and customer experiences.
The key objective of the Makers Lab is to emerge as a conduit between academia, research and businesses, and provide solutions to its customers, a space for these partners to tinker with disruptive technology, that is expected to make the enterprise of the future, said Nikhil Malhotra, Head of Makers Lab at Tech Mahindra. He said that the technological mission of the Lab is to understand intelligence at its primal level, and to come up with solutions which are practical and have a far-reaching effect.
Top company officials said that the new Makers Lab in Plano, Texas has been set up in order to focus on technological innovations to solve business problems by increasing efficiency and reducing time to market. It will thereby, enable clients to stay ahead of the curve. Interestingly, Tech Mahindra has teamed up with the University of Texas to sponsor research projects, and encourage students to leverage cutting-edge technology solutions in their projects. Tech Mahindra will also be offering internships to nearly 20 students at the Makers Lab.
C P Gurnani, CEO & MD, Tech Mahindra, said that innovation is the key to ensure that we are future-ready. The company, through its research arm- Makers Lab in the US and Germany, is keen on inspiring its partner ecosystem, academia, and employees. The research arm will focus on innovation in GeNext technologies and customer experience. The company thinks that it is its responsibility to invest in the local communities, it operates in and initiatives like these help inspire and increase the employability of future technologists.