Tata Consultancy Services to open research and co-innovation hub in Paris
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced plans to open an advanced research and co-innovation center in Paris’ business district, dubbed as TCS Pace Port Paris.
The new co-innovation hub, which was announced at Viva Technology, a European startup and tech event, will be launched in October 2022.
According to Tata Consultancy Services, TCS Pace Port Paris will help French firms in bringing innovations to life faster through the latest advances in technology and by partnering with domestic startups, entrepreneurs, and academia and by leveraging the company’s global network of Pace Ports across Amsterdam, Pittsburgh, New York, Tokyo, and Toronto.
The co-innovation hub will also offer rapid prototyping capabilities with a clear focus on developing better futures by finding and producing sustainable solutions.
Rammohan Gourneni — TCS France Country Manager said: “The opening of Pace Port Paris marks a new chapter in our three-decade relationship with France and the French economy. It fits perfectly with the ambition of the French government to make France a leader in the field of start-ups and deep tech.
“It also demonstrates our commitment to helping French businesses be more competitive, innovative and sustainable through our global and local expertise and our aims to provide the best of the future digital solutions.”
TCS Pace Port Paris will be the sixth such co-innovation hub to be opened by the Indian IT services provider. The hub is designed for businesses in a variety of industries and it specializes in innovation in energy transition and life sciences, utilities, manufacturing, and digital engineering as well.
The advanced research and co-innovation center in Paris will offer new ways for enterprises in utilizing the Internet of Things and the latest developments in artificial intelligence from TCS Research.
Ananth Krishnan — Tata Consultancy Services Chief Technology Officer said: “To drive sustainable growth, French companies are forming collaborative ecosystems spanning multiple technology disciplines and industries – like the ones TCS, startups and other partners will foster at TCS Pace Port Paris.
“Pace Port Paris is the next step in our continued effort to help our clients innovate at speed and scale. Developing digital capabilities at an accelerated pace empowers companies to innovate and help their businesses stay ahead on the digital curve.”