On Wednesday, October 18, IBM announced signing three MoUs with Indian Government Officials, aiming to expedite advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), semiconductors, and quantum computing.
Under the MoUs, the American multinational company will collaborate with IndiaAI-Digital India Corporation to establish a national AI Innovation Platform (AIIP), focusing on AI skill development, ecosystem development, and integrating advanced foundational models and generative AI capabilities to advance India’s progress in the technology center.
It is also reported that the Indian Government will have access to IBM’s newly unveiled WatsonX. This platform will be employed to harness models in language, code, and geospatial science, with the goal of training models for various other domains when required.
IBM also expressed its commitment to collaborate with ISM (Indian SemiConductor Mission). The objective is to drive innovation in semiconductor technologies, including logic, advanced packaging, heterogeneous integration, and advanced chip design.
IBM will also collaborate with the Centre for Development of Advance Computing (C-DAC). The company is providing its support to the FutureSkills program in partnership with the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology. IBM will partner with emerging startups in the fields of Quantum and AI within the futureDesign initiative.