IoT innovation hub to be set up in Gujarat

Create, an autonomous institute, in collaboration with Cisco, will explore the setting up of an Internet of Things (IoT) innovation hub.

GN Bureau | December 16, 2016


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  To accelerate digital transformation in Gujarat, International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate) and Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) has signed an MoU with Cisco. 

iCreate which is an autonomous institute – a centre of excellence of the Government of Gujarat, in collaboration with Cisco, will explore the setting up of an Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Hub at iCreate’s new campus at Dev Dholera near Bavla, Ahmedabad, to foster local innovation. 
 
The innovation centre will enable startups and entrepreneurs to build smart city and IoT-based solutions. Cisco experts, together with industry partners and start-ups, will develop proof of concepts; identify features and functionalities required for digital solutions, and engage in rapid prototyping. Long known for its expertise in manufacturing, this IoT lab will help Gujarat leapfrog ahead of other states in the use of innovative technology solutions to increase the competitiveness and efficiency of its industries.
 
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani said, “This technology will lay the foundation to transform India into a developed nation and create an enabling environment for entrepreneurship, foster innovation and accelerate economic competitiveness. My vision for the state is to digitally empower every citizen, enhance the quality of life, enable ease of doing business and become an innovation and knowledge hub for the country."
 
Dinesh Malkani, president, Cisco India and SAARC said, ‘’Digitization and Innovation are the key drivers of the Indian economy, leading to jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. The announcement underlines Cisco’s commitment to enable Gujarat to capitalize on digital opportunities, strengthen the vibrant innovation ecosystem in the state, enhance quality of life of citizens and accelerate the digital transformation of the state.”
 

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