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IIT Bombay to be First Institution outside North America to Tie Up with IBM for AI Research

India’s IIT Bombay would be the first institution to team up with IBM for AI purposes

International Business Machines (IBM) and Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) have walked into an industry-academia partnership to forward into Artificial Intelligence (AI) research.

Through AI (Artificial Intelligence) Horizons Network, IIT-Bombay will collaborate its faculty and students with IBM researchers.

“Over its 20-year history, IBM Research-India has been at the forefront of research advances in technologies like AI and Blockchain. We have always had strong collaborations with leading academic institutions in India,” Senior vice-president, Hybrid Cloud, and Director, IBM Research Arvind Krishna told Financial Express.

With this team up, IIT-B becomes the first institution, away from other nations and outside North America to collaborate with IBM for AI research.

Other institutes to team up with IBM

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Renesselaer Polytechnic Institute, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the University of Michigan, Universite de Montreal, the University of Maryland at Baltimore County, the UC San Diego and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst are among other institutes which have teamed up with IBM for AI research.

Vast possibilities and their outcomes

At IIT Bombay, research teams will look into new techniques for representing information through documented files, graphs, charts and multimedia content in all format.

This will ensure in creating newer ideas and applications in the area of financial services, retail, and healthcare.

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