HYSEA, IIIT-H sign MoU to boost ind-academia collaboration

Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association (HYSEA) and International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIIT-H) today signed an MoU to further the cause of technology and enhance the industry-academia collaboration.

"As part of this effort HYSEA plans to conduct seminars, workshops on emerging technologies towards helping the engineers and mid-level managers in the industry stay abreast with technology and relevant research in collaboration with IIIT, Hyderabad," a release said.

As technologies like AI and Machine Learning become "more mainstream" and the gap between research and industry reduces, it is important that both industry and academia collaborate in meaningful ways, it said.

"Some of the emerging technologies proposed to be covered as part of the TechSeries include Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Automation, Internet of Things (IoT), and Advanced Analytics and Data Sciences," the release quoted the Chief Operating Officer of HYSEA, R Srinivas Rao, and Ramesh Loganathan, Professor- Co-Innovation, IIIT-H, as saying.