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Fulcrum Digital Partners With MIT-ADT Pune To Foster Industry-Academia Collaboration

By collaborating on various projects, the duo will gain industry experience and stay abreast of ongoing technological developments

Fulcrum Digital Partners With MIT-ADT Pune To Foster Industry-Academia Collaboration

Outlook Start-Up Desk

POSTED ON August 01, 2023 10:59 PM

Fulcrum Digital, a global artificial intelligence (AI) organisation, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with MIT-ADT University to drive technological innovation and foster industry-academia collaboration. Both entities will pool their resources, knowledge, and capabilities to create innovative solutions and address complex industry challenges. 

One of the primary objectives of this partnership is to become a model example in technology. The duo will actively share research and development efforts, intellectual property, and market insights. By collaborating on various projects, they will gain invaluable industry experience and stay abreast of ongoing technological developments, ensuring they remain at the forefront of innovation.

Dr. Rajnishkaur Sachdeo, director of MIT School of Computing, Dr. Mohit Dubey, director of R&D Cell, Dr. Rekha Sugandhi, head of IT department and research management officers Dr. Jagannath Nalavade, Dr. Ritika Kerketta and Prof. Ashwinkumar Mahindrakar, will spearhead of this academia connect. 

Additionally, this partnership will facilitate the establishing of research labs and a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in technical domains. These initiatives will provide a platform for research and experimentation, enabling experts from both organisations to collaborate to pioneer new projects. 

By fostering a dynamic environment that encourages creativity and continuous learning, this partnership will fuel the advancement of technology in ways that would not have been possible individually.

Furthermore, Fulcrum Digital and MIT-ADT University will work on an industry-academia module that involves live projects using cutting-edge technologies. This joint effort will bridge the gap between academia and industry, allowing students and faculty members to gain practical experience and exposure to real-world challenges. Through this mutually beneficial collaboration, both organisations will expand their reach, tap into new markets, and deliver enhanced value to customers.

Founded in 1999, Fulcrum Digital supports over 100 global clients from its facilities in the US, LATAM, Europe and India. With expertise in digital transformation, platform engineering, machine learning and emerging technologies, it offers a consulting-led, asset-led, integrated suite of enterprise-grade software solutions.

Commenting on the association, Dhana Kumarasamy, CEO, of Fulcrum Digital, said, "By leveraging our collective strengths and expertise, we are confident we can drive innovation and create transformative advancements that will not only revolutionise the academic realm but also have a lasting impact on the industry globally. Together, we aim to drive progress across sectors and foster a future where academia's research prowess seamlessly integrates with industry's practical applications."

Dr. Rajnishkaur Sachdeo, director of the MIT School of Computing, added, "This partnership holds immense potential for both academia and industry, exemplifying the harmonious collaboration between the two organisations. By working closely with Fulcrum Digital, we can harness the power of technology to solve complex challenges faced by industries and nurture and instil a culture of innovation among our students and faculty."

The technology partnership between Fulcrum Digital and MIT-ADT University sets the stage for a new era of collaboration, where shared goals and a collective drive for innovation will shape the future of technology. Through this collaboration, both organisations are poised to make significant contributions to their respective domains and drive transformative advancements that benefit both industry and society as a whole.

MIT-ADT University, formerly MIT Art, Design, and Technology University, is a private university in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It was established in 2015 and is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The university aims to provide quality art, design, and technology education.

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