TCS partners University of Tokyo for digital technology research

Written by October 8, 2018 07:27

New Delhi: Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Thursday said it has collaborated with the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo (liS, UTokyo), for technology research and facilitating inter-personnel exchange.


“The memorandum of understanding (MoU) opens the prospect of TCS and liS, UTokyo, working together on fundamental research, technology validation and the real-world applications and commercialisation of technologies, commencing in the area of robotics,” TCS said in a regulatory filing.

MoU opens the prospect of TCS and liS, UTokyo working together on fundamental research

According to media reports, the partnership also paves way for an exchange of scholars and researchers between the two organizations.

“Business 4.0 world”, building and leveraging a partner ecosystem is of strategic importance in creating and delivering value, said K Ananth Krishnan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at TCS.

The partnership paves way for an exchange of scholars and researchers 

“We…see it as one of our gateways to capitalize the wealth of technological expertise that India’s finest talent has to offer. I have great conviction that liS’ extensive research in the many fields of engineering, when amplified through the international industry-academia collaboration with TCS and its partner ecosystem, will contribute significantly to society…” liS, UTokyo Director General Toshiharu Kishi said.