Xerox Research Centre India (XRCI) has bagged the prestigious Zinnov award for Ecosystem Enablement – Universities. This award notifies the companies which contribute to the overall research and development ecosystem in India. The companies are judged on the basis of objectives, breadth and depth of relationships, innovative collaboration mechanisms, investment and metrics.
Speaking on the occasion of this achievement, Manish Gupta, vice president and director, XRCI, said, “The success and the commercial viability of this healthcare sensing research project will have great implications for the future of healthcare not just in India but across the globe. It’s an honor to have this and other Xerox’s initiatives in the field of open innovation and collaborative researches recognized. Working in close alliance with academia, we gain talent; contemporary ideas and expertise that help us develop pioneering solutions in the domain of healthcare, banking and transportation. It is a win-win situation for everyone.”
“We are pleased to recognize Xerox’s efforts to collaborate with the university eco-system in India to drive research projects. Solving large scale problems faced by the world today require significant investments into research. Xerox through its efforts in partnering with universities is leading by example for the rest of industry to emulate.” Pari Natarajan, Co-Founder & CEO, Zinnov Management Consulting.
XRCI is presently working with a number of universities and academic institutions. These projects initiated by them focus on the technical areas like machine learning, game theory and mechanism design, cloud computing, and include development of novel solutions in healthcare and education.