IT services giant Wipro and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) of Kharagpur partnered for mutual benefit. Together, both would concentrate on industry-focused applied research in the areas of 5G and artificial intelligence (AI).
Wipro would be benefited in the form of getting solutions for its customers across industry verticals. On the other hand, IIT-Kharagpur would gain from the commercialization of the joint research insights and Wipro’s industry expertise.
In addition to this the organisations would also focus on AI research applicable in the healthcare, education and retail sectors as well as in domains such as climate change and cybersecurity. IIT- Kharagpur would also be gaining and acquiring knowledge from Wipro related to technology expertise and understanding of domain-specific business challenges which would benefit them both in the long run.