The partnership envisages the creation of joint research capability at TAU, supported by Wipro to pursue core as well as applied research in fast-developing technologies in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space, said a statement from Wipro.
"Wipro has a strong tradition of investing in innovation, and collaboration with academia for advanced research and development is a key element of our innovation programs. We are excited to partner with Tel Aviv University to jointly develop innovative IP in core AI technologies that will help us build advanced and differentiated solutions and services for our customers," said K.R. Sanjiv, Chief Technology Officer, Wipro Limited.
"Tel Aviv University is keen to collaborate with leading Indian multinational companies for research and innovation. Wipro is clearly a great fit with TAU's areas of excellence including, but not limited to, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Sparse Representation techniques, towards developing cutting-edge platform solutions," said Mr. Oren Calfon, VP Business Development, ICT, at Ramot.
"We look forward to growing the partnership between our organizations in the coming years," added Mr Oren Calfon.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful.
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About Ramot at Tel Aviv University
Ramot is the Business Engagement Center at Tel Aviv University, Israel's largest research and teaching university. Founded in 1956, Tel Aviv University is located in Israel's cultural, financial and industrial center.
Rooted in both academic and corporate arenas, Ramot is uniquely positioned to cultivate the special relationships between these two compelling worlds, creating win-win connections that support fertile, groundbreaking research while providing companies with discoveries that give them a crucial competitive edge.
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