CSR of Capillary Technologies: 5.64 Cr Fund for Research on Artificial Intelligence

The Institute has already taken initiative to create infrastructural facilities and programs for the Center

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BANGALORE/KHADAGPUR: IIT KGP is setting up Center of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence Research. This covers education, training, research, projects, incubation and entrepreneurship in AI and related domains.

The Center will be seed funded by Capillary Technologies Limited, for an amount Rs. 5.64 crore for setting up computing infrastructure, hardware simulation platforms, software and designing the coursework.

Capillary Technologies has been a major motivator towards setting up this Center of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence Research at IIT KGP. The company was incubated at IIT KGP and has worked towards becoming an industry leader in the domain of cloud-based Customer Engagement, e-Commerce platforms and related services. It has already supported such activities in IIT KGP through funded projects for developing AI applications in retail sector, manpower training modules, internships, recruitment and enabling industry as well as government engagement.

IIT KGP would start the Center with teaching and learning and knowledge dissemination program. Faculty from the Institute, Capillary specialist and deep-learning industry experts would work together to prepare the curricula. The Well-planned curriculum will include short-term credit courses and certificate program for internal and external students and industrial training programs. The Institute has already taken initiative to create infrastructural facilities and programs for the Center. Read More

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