The newest facility located at Intel’s 44-acre campus on Sarjapur Ring Road has 620,000 sq. ft. of space including 100,000 sq. ft. of world-class lab infrastructure, the company said in a release.
Extending Intel’s R&D presence in India, it will house technologists who work on cutting-edge engineering across hardware and software, release said. Intel said the state-of-the-art design facility was inaugurated by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communications and Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha and CFO and interim CEO of Intel Corporation Bob Swan in the presence of many other delegates from the government, industry, and academia.
Intel Corporation CFO and interim CEO Bob Swan said “The inauguration of the new research and development (R&D) facility reinforces our commitment to India. We have robust collaborations with the vibrant and mature technology ecosystem in India and look forward to the next 20 years of innovation.”
Over the last 20 years, Intel said it has invested over Rs 30,000 crore in India.
In an effort to accelerate innovation and research, Intel India in collaboration with the Government of India is instituting national-level awards named in honor of former President of India and eminent scientist, the late APJ Abdul Kalam.
The annual awards have been introduced with the intent to recognise and celebrate the pioneering work and contributions made by distinguished scientists and innovators across three categories- Product Innovation, Technology Advancement, and Research, the company said.