T-Hub, an innovation ecosystem leader, and HCL Technologies, a leading next-generation global technology company, have joined hands to explore emerging technologies like Quantum Computing, DeepTech and accelerate its adoption. T-Hub will connect eSTiPTM – HCL’s Open Innovation Program with select startups across different stages for collaboration.
This partnership will enable HCL to leverage T-Hub’s innovation expertise and ecosystem of start-ups, corporates, and investors to accelerate its open innovation initiatives. HCL will look to curate startups’ solutions for its own clients and for focused program statements, while gaining access to T-Hub’s events and demo days.
Ravi Narayan, CEO, T-Hub said, “The concept of our corporate membership is designed such that the corporates get a wholistic synopsis of an innovation ecosystem which has all the capabilities to help them stay ahead in the market. Our partnership with HCL Technologies is an ideal example of this. With this partnership, we are focusing on aiding HCL in its vision of strengthening the approach of creating value for its customers and partners through some disruptive startups, whereas also providing our startups with growth opportunities.”
“Our partnership with T-Hub cements our ecosystem innovation journey, with additional investments in Quantum Computing experiments as the technology continues to evolve”, said Kalyan Kumar, Chief Technology Officer & Head – Ecosystems, HCL Technologies. “Today’s new world poses a challenge for how businesses can move into the future, taking into account multiple factors and dimensions that stretch the limits of existing high-performance computing resources. As the next-generation of technologies viz. Quantum Computing, continue to mature and become commercially viable, we hope our continued engagement will bring insights into relevant startups, academia, business collaborators and other innovation ecosystem players.”
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