Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo (IIS, UTokyo), one of Japan's leading research institutes for engineering disciplines, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on technology research and facilitate inter-personnel exchange.
The partnership is the latest addition to TCS' Co-innovation Network (COIN) which brings together the best of academia, research, tech start-ups, and alliance partners from across the world to collaborate and conceptualize innovation that helps customers in their digital transformation journeys. The MoU opens the prospect of TCS and IIS, UTokyo working together on fundamental research, technology validation and the real-world applications and commercialization of technologies, commencing in the area of robotics. It also paves the way for an exchange of scholars and researchers between the two organizations.
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