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NOKIA TO SET UP ROBOTICS LAB AT INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE FOR RESEARCH

NOKIA TO SET UP ROBOTICS LAB AT INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE FOR RESEARCH

Context

Nokia has announced a collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to establish the Nokia-Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Networked Robotics.

Details

  • It will promote interdisciplinary research involving robotics, advanced communication technologies and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
  • It aims to develop socially relevant use cases across areas like emergency management, agriculture and industrial automation.
  • It will promote engagement and cooperation between academia, start-ups and industry ecosystem partners in research and development of use cases.
  • It will help IISc in capacity building and human resources development in cutting-edge technology of robotics, 5G and autonomous systems.
  • It will also host symposia for academia and industry, and organize hackathons for startups.

About Indian Institute of Science

  • It is a public, deemed, research university for higher education and research in science, engineering, design, and management.
  • It is located in Bangalore.
  • It was established in 1909 by support from Jamsetji Tata.
  • It was granted the Institute of Eminence status in 2018.

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