Tech Mahindra announced Makers Lab, a research and development centers, in Munich, Germany and at Plano, Dallas, USA.
“Innovation is the key to ensure that we are future-ready. Through our research arm Makers Lab in the US & Germany, we intend to inspire our partner ecosystem, academia and employees to focus on innovation in next gen technologies and customer experience,” said CP Gurnani, CEO and MD, Tech Mahindra.
Makers Lab focuses on technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality, 5G – Network of the future.
“The technological mission of the Lab is to understand intelligence at its primal level, and to come up with solutions which are practical and have a far reaching effect,” said Nikhil Malhotra, head of Makers Lab at Tech Mahindra.
Makers Lab in Plano, Dallas, as a part of its collaboration with the University of Texas, will be sponsoring research projects, and encouraging students to leverage technology solutions in their projects. Tech Mahindra would be offering internship opportunities to 20 students at the Makers lab.
Makers Lab in Munich, Germany will provide on-site support to customers in their digital transformation journey. The new Tech Mahindra office currently employs approximately 120 people who primarily work as Process Consultants, Solution Architects, Programmers and Digital Coaches. The workforce is expected to more than double within the next 3 years.
Tech Mahindra now has seven R&D centers globally – Germany, the UK and the US and four locations across India – at Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.