Accenture and IIT Madras set up Center of Excellence to conduct Deep Tech research


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras recently partnered with Accenture to set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) to undertake collaborative research projects.

They will jointly develop intellectual properties and thought leadership focused on digital engineering and manufacturing across different industries.

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Mahesh Zurale, senior managing director, lead – Advanced Technology Centers in India, Accenture, said, "Advanced digital technologies can help enterprises drive new levels of productivity, competitiveness, and sustainable growth in a fluid and rapidly changing environment, and industry-academia partnerships are crucial for developing solutions and talent for the future".

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 the industrial revolution. Through our collaboration with IITM, we look forward to working with some of the brightest talent in technology to create powerful and purposeful solutions that can drive impact."

Accenture and IIT's Center of Excellence

Specific areas of collaboration will include autonomous robotics systems (ARS), digital twin systems (DTS), industrial internet of things (IIoT), and advanced automotive technologies such as electric mobility services.

It also revealed that the CoE would also work as an incubator and identify disruptive early-stage startups to drive innovation and research in these areas.
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