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Center of Excellence will promote disciplinary research involving robots, 5G, and AI
Nokia and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) on Friday announced the opening of the Center for Excellence (CoE) at Networked Robotics at IISc Bengaluru. CoE will develop disciplinary research that includes robots and advanced communication technology in 5G and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
The CoE will also develop implementation cases across all industrial automation, agriculture, and disaster risk management. The center will facilitate dialogue and collaboration between academics, beginners, and partners of the industrial ecosystem to conduct research and improve these application environments.
The research projects undertaken by the CoE will include the development of advanced robots, AI, and flexible solutions built into next-generation social networks and their applications to solve social problems.
Nokia will support CoE for three consecutive years to maintain the first phase of the partnership between Nokia and IISc.
Nishant Batra, Chief Strategy and Technology Officer at Nokia, said, “We want India to advance global intelligence in a time when in a few years from now, extended reality (XR) and digital-physical fusion will allow us to build, work together. and communication in an unprecedented way. There is a great deal of intellectual and untapped potential in India, and our partnership with a reputable institution like IISc will create exciting opportunities in the industry and in the community. ”
“Next-generation telecommunications technologies such as 5G and 6G will make a significant contribution to India’s economic growth. Our partnership with a world-class company like Nokia will enable us to explore new frontiers of advanced technology research for the benefit of the community and provide our students with advanced training so that they can become technology leaders for decades to come. , ”Said Professor Govindan Rangarajan, Director at IISc.