The biggest IT services company of India, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) this week claimed that it has joined hands with Cornell Tech to work together on technology inquiries in New York City in addition to extending the K-12 digital literacy programs.
As fraction of the latest joint venture, Cornell Tech on its campus has established Tata Innovation Center following an investment worth $50 Million from TCS, a source well aware with the discussion claimed to the media in an interview.
The center, previously dubbed as The Bridge, coveys industry and academia together below a single roof to share research and ideas on next-gen digital technologies and commercialize new segments of partnership.
“The center will boost new applied research between Cornell Tech and TCS in the segments of cyber security and human-computer interaction, advantaging both the U.S. local and businesses communities,” N Chandrasekaran, the Chairman of Tata Group, claimed to the media in an interview.
President of Cornell University, Martha E Pollack, claimed that the center will turn out to be a focal point for tech sector of New York and an international icon for how industry and academia can work together to pull technology for the better future.
The statement also claimed that TCS will turn out to be one of the occupants at the Tata Innovation Center.
In addition to this, Cornell Tech and TCS will also market the incorporation of computational knowledge in K-12 public education, beginning with engagement in School Districts 30 and 2 of the New York City.
This multi-year engagement effort of the community plans to develop computational acumen and digital fluency among educators, students, and schools with a particular focus on minorities, girls, and the underserved, claimed the statement.
TCS will pull academic proficiency of Cornell Tech to develop education programs to launch students to latest digital techs such as Blockchain, AI (Artificial Intelligence), and cyber security.