EPIC Foundation has recently signed an MoU with the Government of Delhi for setting up an Electronics City and working with other states for developing electronics product design and manufacturing ecosystem.
Ajai Chowdhry, Chairman of EPIC Foundation, said, “We are pleased to announce the launch of EPIC foundation. We aim to take Indian Electronics to real Atmanirbharta, from the design of Electronics products to Manufacturing and Design & Manufacturing of Semiconductor Chips. We will work closely with all Industry associations, academia, industry and Government to achieve EPIC Foundations mission.”
Speaking about the Foundation, Arjun Malhotra, Co-Chairman EPIC Foundation, added, “Our mission at EPIC Foundation is to bring lost glory back for Indian Electronics products and brands. With a unique approach and strong support of Industry, Academia and Government, we are very confident to achieve this mission for creating Self-Reliance for Electronics in India.”
Satya Gupta, CEO, EPIC Foundation, said, “We conceived the foundation with the intent to revive Indian Electronics Products and Brands with indigenous design and manufacturing. The Educational Tablet project and LED Chip project are very close to my heart as one addresses social empowerment of 1.3 Billion Indians and the other put the wings to India’s Semiconductor Mission. It is very heartening to see overwhelming support to the EPIC Foundation from all parts of Global ecosystem.”
The launch function was presided by chief guest V.K. Saraswat, Member NITI Aayog, Jasmine Shah, Vice-Chairperson Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi, Srivari Chandrasekhar, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, Amitesh Kumar Sinha, Joint Secretary MEITY and the eminent guests from Industry, Government, and Academia.
For building a strong ecosystem of partners, EPIC Foundation has signed MoU with the Government of Delhi for setting up an Electronics City in Delhi and working with other states for developing electronics product design and manufacturing ecosystem.
A Strong partnership with Academia is essential and EPIC Foundation has signed MoUs with IIT Kanpur and IIT Madras. Industry associations are very critical part of the Electronics & Semiconductor ecosystem.
The major industry associations in the Electronics & Semiconductor domain, IESA, ELCINA, MAIT, ESSCI, ELCOMA are supporting EPIC Foundation’s mission.