Infosys opens Innovation Centre in Dusseldorf, Germany, with Focus on Cloud, AI, IoT and 5G Technologies

Infosys opens innovation centre in Dusseldorf, Germany

Infosys has opened a digital innovation center in Dusseldorf, Germany, to use the local talent and shrink the IT skills gaps in Europe.

The new innovation center will help Infosys to work closely with its clients in the region and support their digital transformation journey. The center will focus on cloud-based services, 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, notes announcement.

Infosys revealed that the innovation center would serve as a link between the businesses and some of the leading educational establishments in Germany to reduce the skills gap in the region.

Executive Opinion

Chief Operating Officer, Infosys, Pravin Rao, said, "This investment in Germany builds on Infosys’ long-standing commitment to Europe, our investment in developing a highly-skilled workforce, and our focus on achieving breakthrough innovation for our clients. Dusseldorf is at the vanguard of technological innovation, with a highly skilled labor supply, productivity, social, legal, and regulatory credentials. The new center, along with our strategic academic partnerships, will help us build the next generation of technology talent."

Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister, Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy, State of North Rhine-Westphalia, said, "We are delighted that Infosys has decided to expand its German operations in Dusseldorf. The State Government is keen to support the digital transformation of our economy and create an engine for the establishment of new companies and innovation in Germany. With the commitment from Infosys to supporting local jobs, fostering digital talent, and collaborating with our leading academic institutions, we see this as another strong endorsement of the region’s digital economy."

More on the Infosys's Innovation Center

Infosys will partner with the regional academic institutions such as the Hochschule Dusseldorf – the University of Applied Science and WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management to work on the joint training courses, scholarships, and research.

The center also focuses on upskilling and reskilling the Infosys, and its client employees on the emerging technologies, notes the announcement.

Infosys has a digital design studio in Berlin. Part of Infosys’ global network of Digital Innovation centers, the Dusseldorf center will work closely with the Digital Design Studio. According to Infosys, a design-led mindset is required to accelerate the pace of innovation and gain a competitive advantage over competitors.

The announcement also noted that Infosys has more than 14000 employees across the 20 European Countries. It had also launched a digital innovation center, as well as the cyber defense center in the Bucharest, Romania. The company has also expanded in the UK with the opening of the experience innovation and design in London recently.

Previously, Tech Mahindra had set up its first development center in the Timisoara, Romania.

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