Intel to set up 100 IoT centers across Indian academia institutions

Kumud Srinivasan, President, Intel India
Intel today announced the setting up of 100 Internet of Things (IoT) centers across Indian academia institutions.

Intel will offer Intel Galileo boards to support the 100 Intel IoT Centres at academic institutions in India. Intel Galileo boards, which are specifically designed for makers, students, educators, and DIY electronics enthusiasts to build product prototypes, will assist in empowering students on the latest IoT skills and encouraging them to bring their ideas to reality.

“For over 15 years, Intel has been building an ecosystem in India which enables innovation, research and skill development,” said Kumud Srinivasan, president of Intel India.

Intel has been providing grants to about 20 institutes, to help accelerate technology advancement among academia on the latest technology trends and developments. Intel is offering sensor kits / Intel Galileo boards to selected colleges. Intel has been conducting regular workshops and providing curriculum content for these colleges.

Intel has also selected five students as part of the Intel India PhD Fellowship Program 2015 and offered a fellowship of up to Rs 6,00,000 per annum and up to a period of four years.

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