Kerala’s Maker Village joins hands with ARM to widen presence at global level

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With an objective to enable India’s largest electronic hardware incubator to reinforce its presence at the global level, Kerala’s Maker Village has stepped into a partnership agreement with ARM holdings, a semiconductor and software design multinational giant, reported ET.

As part of the collaboration, Make Village will hold special training and guidance programmes under UK-headquartered ARM.

Prasad Balakrishnan Nair, CEO at Maker Village, said that the next move in the collaboration will be facilitation of networking between the incubating firms at an international range

“A chunk of the first at Maker Village use products of ARM. It is important for them to know from the manufacturer directly about the various features and benefits of the products,” he added.

Maker Village acts under the radar of the Union government with Kerala Startup Mission as the supporting partner.

Whereas, ARM is the designer for 90 per cent of electronics semiconductor and mobile gadgets in the global market. The company was founded in 2012.

It has a string of high-quality hardware startups from across the country developing socially-beneficial products in cutting-edge technologies, ARM of Cambridge has been designing CPUs alongside software development tools for three decades.

Nair further stated that the tie-up with ARM will help Maker Village incubators further gain trans-continental reach, given that their products have already made presence outside the country.

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