A team in Kerala are to visit silicon valley to enhance a project of building an emerging tech and an investment hub in Kerala. To make cutting-edge professionals and to create a mega tech industry, the team will be visiting silicon valley to learn from experts in the tech industry. The visit includes other places, such as Boston and Seattle in the U.S. to interact with potential investors and technologists in the United States.
Kerala Team to Visit Silicon Valley
The team will be visiting silicon valley, Boston, and Seattle, and interact with potential investors and technologists in the United States in the first week in August, to create cutting-edge professionals and build a mega tech industry.
The visit is propelled by the vision of the state government of Kerala to make a digital network, that will accommodate 25,000 professional in the blockchain technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Electric mobility, Internet of things (IoT), Data analytics and big data, cybersecurity and space technology, at Technocity, which is an emerging technology hub.
According to the Kerala startup CEO, Saji Gopinath said “The six centers of excellence will be in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Electric mobility, Internet of things (IoT), Data analytics and big data, cybersecurity and space technology. The idea is to create adequate talent base in the industry 4.0 with cutting edge and future technologies.”
To aid the Kerala tech hub, IBM and Intel have signed a MoU with KSUM to support the blockchain training based on international standard. There will be three levels of training which are Additional Skill Acquisition Program (ASAP), Communication Technology (ICT), and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K).
High Power IT Committee (HPIC) chairman SD Shibulal and members, Kris Gopalakrishnan, VK Mathews, M Sivasankar and Hrishikesh R Nair, all will be leading the team of young professionals to Boston Seattle and silicon valley on August 6th, 7th, and 8th respective.
According to Go Mathew, the executive chairman IBS Software, he stated that the purpose of the visit is to interact with around 60 potential investors and technology experts at each session and to bring Kerala connection into technology circles. The visit is aimed to bring in more investors and technology support to the state. It was further stated that Nissan had announced the launching of a digital hub in the state, which ensures the electric mobility technology or e-vehicles.
The investment and the innovation is a massive addition to the tech world in Kerala as well as India at large. Creation of 25,000 blockchain professionals and to ensure a conducive ecosystem for the latest technologies in Kerala, a great innovation, from which other state and countries can learn.