Xerox Research Centre India conducts first open innovation symposium
Xerox Research Centre India (XRCI), Xerox’s latest global research location that captures innovation opportunities for Xerox in emerging markets to advance Xerox’s position as the leading global provider of document and business process services, has recently conducted XRCI Open 2014 – Xerox India’s first Open Innovation Symposium in Bengaluru. The event saw the participation of eminent institutes namely IISc, IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, IIIT Hyderabad, IIIT Delhi, IIM Indore, Singapore Management University among others as a part of panel discussions, keynotes and poster presentations.
Traditionally, Xerox has been actively engaged in productive collaborations with academia through a number of initiatives such as research grants and open innovation projects. “We are proud of our rich history of innovations and the same innovative spirit and passion continues to drive us”, said Dr Manish Gupta, VP, Xerox Corp and director of Xerox Research Centre in India. The essence of the symposium was to encourage students and researchers from industry and academia to discover opportunities to collaborate and develop pioneering solutions.