Intel India today announced the expansion of its design and engineering footprint in India with the unveiling of a new state-of-the-art facility in Bangalore. Expanding its R&D presence, Intel India has added the new center with 4.53 lakh square feet of space spread over two towers that can accommodate 2,000 employees and will help advance cutting-edge design and engineering work in customers , data centers, IoT, graphics, artificial intelligence and automotive segments.
The facility was inaugurated by Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Union Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Skills Development and Entrepreneurship in the presence of Shri Ashwathnarayan CN, Minister of IT and BT, Higher Education, Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka, Nivruti Rai, Country Head, Intel India & Vice President, Intel Foundry Services, and prominent government and industry leaders.
Speaking at the inauguration, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Union Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Skills Development and Entrepreneurship said: “In order to enable the aspiration of India becoming a trillion-dollar digital economy by 2025, it is imperative that the country accelerates the pace of digitalization by emphasizing innovation and engineering excellence in design of semiconductor products, including hardware and software. Intel’s pivotal contributions and relentless quest to advance design and engineering innovation in India over the past two and a half decades highlights the design opportunities India offers to the world. The grand opening of Intel’s new state-of-the-art design factory in Bangalore demonstrates its commitment to help strengthen India’s technology leadership.
Why it matters: The world is seeing steady growth in demand for semiconductors and technologies in computing, connectivity, edge and cloud, and artificial intelligence, driven by the “digitization of everything”. Technology has never been more important to humanity than it is today. Intel is at the forefront of developing new semiconductor technologies, products and solutions as the building blocks for an increasingly intelligent and connected world in a wide range of markets.
As Intel’s largest design and engineering center outside the United States, Intel India plays a strategic role in Intel’s growth. He is relentlessly focused on expanding his design and innovation footprint by making meaningful contributions to Intel’s flagship products.
Nivruti Rai, Country Director, Intel India and Vice President, Intel Foundry Services, said, “At Intel, we are focused on creating and enabling breakthrough technology that improves the lives of every person on earth. . With significant contributions to technology and products from Intel leadership, Intel India continues to accelerate design and engineering innovation. This new state-of-the-art center in Bengaluru provides an exceptional environment for our employees to innovate while enjoying the energetic and collaborative atmosphere in the workplace. It also helps strengthen our contributions and capabilities through industry-leading products that enable innovation and customer growth. »
More details about the new facility: Spread over 4.53 lakh square feet, the new design and engineering center is spread over two towers at Ecospace Business Park, with each tower consisting of G+5 floors. It has state-of-the-art facilities including IoT-based systems such as desk booking platforms, interactive kiosk for occupancy status and floor layout, occupancy indicators real-time rooms, etc.
A 70,000 square foot floor is dedicated to high-tech R&D labs for silicon design and validation. The facility sports the industry’s best office design with a host of employee amenities, such as more than 50 video conference rooms, phone booths, collaboration spaces, breakout areas and lounges.