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CISCO signs MoU with iCreate in presence of Gujarat CM for IoT to drive Digital Gujarat

MoU have been signed for digital transformation in Gujarat state between International Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology – iCreate of Gujarat and world renowned technology company Cisco in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani. iCreate has been formed by Government of Gujarat under leadership of the then Chief Minister and current Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to able the new generation towards making them young entrepreneur with their new ideas, creating employment and to survive in global competition. Giving tangible shape to Cisco’s commitment towards helping Gujarat accelerate on its digital journey, Cisco today announced a strategic initiative with International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate).

Cisco and iCreate have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish an Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation hub to develop and customize digital technologies and solutions.

Cisco in collaboration with iCreate, will set up an Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Hub at iCreate’s new campus at Dev Dholera near Bavla, Ahmedabad, to foster local innovation. The innovation centre will enable startups and entrepreneurs to build smart city and IoT – based solutions. Cisco experts, together with industry partners and start-ups, will develop proof of concepts; identify features and functionalities required for digital solutions, and engage in rapid prototyping. Long known for its expertise in manufacturing, this IoT lab will help Gujarat leapfrog into the lead in the use of innovative technology solutions for increasing the competitiveness and efficiency of its industries.

The center includes a dedicated space to demonstrate IoT in action, and creates a space in which customers, startups, open communities, researchers, entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts are invited to work and brainstorm on new ideas and technologies.

iCreate’s new Campus is dedicated entirely for the promotion of entrepreneurship, and Cisco’s presence there will prove to be like a catalyst, spurring rapid adoption and rollout of digital technology solutions.

This MoU was signed in the presence of the Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani, Dy. Chief Minister Shri Nitinbhai Patel. Chief Secretary Dr. J. N Singh, Additional Chief Secretary to Industries and Mines Department Shri P. K. Taneja, President of Cisco India and SAARC Shri Dinesh Malkhani, and CEO iCreate Shri Anupam Jalote were remained present.

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