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Mitsubishi Electric India and IIT Madras Research Park Sign MoU for Power Semiconductor R&D

Mitsubishi Electric India and IIT Madras Research Park Sign MoU for Power Semiconductor R&D

Mitsubishi Electric India Power Semiconductors has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Madras Research Park to support the institute’s programs for sustainable technology research and development. Mitsubishi Electric aims to achieve rapid innovation and technological advancement in India for the country’s long-term development, and this partnership with IIT Madras Research Park is a step toward that goal.

IIT Madras Research Park is India’s first university-based park that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship through industrial and academic interactions, assisting students and tech start-ups in scaling up their entrepreneurial skills and advanced learnings. Mitsubishi Electric’s initiative will support and assist them by providing components, practical knowledge, and workshops to help students learn about innovative semiconductor technologies and provide Power Semiconductors in accordance with the institute’s requirements. The company has established a support center to assist in resolving queries and providing practical information to faculty and students in learning technologies for research and development.

“Make in India requires Design in India,” asserted Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Institute Professor & President IIT Madras Research Park and IITM Incubation Cell. “We need the best of components to let our homegrown product compete with imported products and in the international market. Our partnership with Mitsubishi Electric India allows us to move towards this larger goal. Our products need to be developed through the best manufacturing process and have superior quality, while still being low-cost.”

In light of this, Hitesh Bhardwaj, General Manager, Semiconductor and Devices Division, Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt Ltd, commented, “We are delighted to partner with IIT Madras Research Park in its goal to bring technological upliftment into the educational system, which can benefit and strengthen the roots of the upcoming generation. Our Power Semiconductor technology holds a prominent position in the global market. We envision bringing technological development to India, which is achievable through this initiative of educating the youth and helping them get familiar with the new advancements.”

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