Bangalore, April 26, 2016: National Instruments (NI) India has expanded of their R&D Centre and a Business Incubator Programme to enable Indian engineers to become global knowledge partners in driving innovation and development across industries and domains.
Through the Business Incubator Programme, NI will provide increased access to NI technology, technical training and support to shared local communities like domestic Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), academic incubation centers and startups.
The expansion of the India R&D Centre ensures that NI has access to the top talent instrumental in building a platform that meets the needs of all engineers and scientists today.
“We strongly believe we can help the Indian startup ecosystem overcome technological hurdles and succeed faster,” says Scott Rust, senior vice president of Global R&D at NI. “Our platform provides the fastest way for engineers and scientist to access new technology and accelerate productivity, innovation, and discovery. By providing access to NI's platform and technologies, we are investing in future innovators and contributing towards sustainable development in all markets that we serve.”
Adds Jayaram Pillai, Managing Director, NI India: "For Make in India to succeed and sustain, manufacturing in India should bring more benefits to the table than just cost of labor. Companies can differentiate themselves by adopting smart technologies to reduce defects and improve quality. NI’s technology provides a flexible and powerful platform to build these intelligent systems that power the factory of the future. Startups are an integral part of building the future and we believe that the NI India Business Incubator Program will contribute to the Make in India initiative.”