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T-Hub in association with UTC- HRDC to launch advanced emerging technologies lab at Hyderabad

image T-Hub in association with UTC- HRDC to launch advanced emerging technologies lab at Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Sept 13 (KNN) T-Hub, India’s fastest growing start-up engine ,in association with United Technologies Corporation - Hyderabad Research and Design Centre (HRDC), announced the launch of advanced emerging technologies laboratory.

The lab will be housed at T-Hub’s Catalyst Building.

Driven by the growing Smart Cities Mission, India has emerged as a prominent market for Smart Intelligent Building Technology Systems.

The new space is aimed to become a launch pad for UTC HRDC engineers to design and develop innovative solutions leveraging the start-up ecosystem. It will also serve as a showcase to enhance awareness about UTC’s Smart Building products and platforms for start-ups and develop collaborative solutions.

Speaking at the inaugural session held here on Tuesday Jay Krishnan, CEO, T-Hub stated, “As a start-up engine, we are constantly focused on collaborating with global industry leaders, so that start-ups supported by us can benefit from their technical and technological expertise. Data analytics software and hardware is a game-changing segment for India, where we are witnessing high entrepreneurial interest.”

“We are delighted to host the emerging technology lab within the T-Hub premises for UTC-HRDC and have no doubt that the facility will greatly boost the technological capabilities of start-ups working in this arena. This is a great initiative and I would like to thank UTC-HRDC for making us their long term strategic partners,” he added.

Commenting on the launch of the emerging technology lab, John Galbraith, Vice President of Global Engineering; Climate, Controls & Security, UTC said, “The launch of this laboratory reiterates our commitment to India and our continued focus on innovation.

This initiative marks our contribution to the fast growing open innovation and start-up research explosion happening in India, specifically Hyderabad. UTC has its largest Research & Design centre for Commercial Businesses at Hyderabad (HRDC) and this launch will enable us to rapidly leverage innovative solutions for the benefit of our customers.”

Prakash Bodla, Vice President Engineering & Centre Head of Hyderabad Research & Design Centre, further added, “UTC - HRDC has a strategic association with T-Hub andwe have been actively engaged together, in identifying potential start-up solutions in the space of Smart Building technologies and Video Analytics space.  We have been seeing good progress in our engagement with T-Hub and this lab will give further boost to our innovation journey from HRDC”

T-Hub and UTC-HRDC have been engaged over the several months to promote innovation in the smart and intelligent buildings technology space.

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