Mitsubishi Electric India Power Semiconductors has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with IIT Madras Research Park to support the programs conducted by the institute for the research and development of sustainable technologies. Rapid innovation and technological upliftment in India are the goals that Mitsubishi Electric aims to achieve for the nation’s consistent development and through this partnership with IIT Madras Research Park, the company took a step ahead to accomplish the same.
Mitsubishi Electric is a pioneer of Semiconductor technology and is a leading brand which is contributing to the advancement of society through its electrical and electronic products & solutions which are suitable for diverse production needs.
IIT Madras Research Park is India’s first university-based park that thrives on innovation and entrepreneurship through industrial and academic interactions which support students as well as tech start-ups to scale up their entrepreneurial skills and advanced learnings. This initiative by Mitsubishi Electric will support and help them by providing components, practical knowledge & workshops to help the students learn the innovative semiconductor technologies and provide Power Semiconductors as per the requirements of the institute. The company has set up a support centre to help resolve queries and provide practical information to support the faculty and students in learning technologies for research and development.
In this collaboration, Mr Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Institute Professor & President of IIT Madras Research Park and IITM Incubation Cell, stated that “Make in India requires Design in India. We need the best components to let our homegrown product compete with imported products and in the international market. Our partnership with Mitsubishi Electric India allows us to move towards this larger goal. Our products need to be developed through the best manufacturing process and have superior quality, while still being low cost.”
Addressing the occasion of the MOU signing, Mr Hitesh Bhardwaj, General Manager, Semiconductor and Devices division, Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are delighted to partner with IIT Madras Research Park in its goal to bring technological upliftment in the educational system which can benefit to strengthen the roots of the upcoming generation. Our Power Semiconductor technology holds a prominent position in the global market. We envision bringing technological development in India which is achievable through this initiative of educating the youth and helping them get familiar with the new advancements.”