Renesas, Tata Open New IC Center in India

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Renesas Electronics Corporation have opened a joint Innovation Center in Bengaluru and Hyderabad. In addition, the two companies will also collaborate on radio frequency, digital, and mixed-signal design, and software development for innovative next generation semiconductor solutions.

Moreover, the center aims to cater wide range of industries, such as IoT, infrastructure, industrial, and automotive segments.

Dr. Sailesh Chittipeddi, Mr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Mr. N. Ganapathy Subramaniam (right to left)

State officials led by Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology attended the Bengaluru inauguration. N. Ganapathy Subramaniam, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director for TCS and Dr. Sailesh Chittipeddi, Executive Vice President & General Manager of IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit at Renesas, also graced the event.

Targets Diverse Industries

The Innovation Center will combine TCS’ deep expertise in IoT and domain knowledge of the manufacturing, telecom and automotive industries with Renesas’ advanced semiconductor designs and skilled embedded software support. Thus, by joining hands and leveraging their combined strengths, will yield innovative semiconductor designs and software solutions. Particularly, targeting the IoT, smart cities, industrial, and automotive segments.

Dr. Sailesh Chittipeddi and Mr. N. Ganapathy Subramaniam at the inauguration ceremony (right to left)

“This partnership combines TCS’ global experience in developing and deploying end-to-end industry-focused engineering solutions at scale. Its domain knowledge, expertise, and intellectual property with Renesas’ expertise and IP in chip development,” said REgu Ayyaswamy, Global Head, IoT and Digital Engineering, TCS.

In addition, Ayyaswamy said the partnership will help address the industry demand and accelerate the establishment of a semiconductor ecosystem in India.

Meanwhile, Dr. Sailesh Chittipeddi, Executive Vice President & General Manager, IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit, Renesas, said, “The joint Innovation Center will unlock opportunities for innovation and further growth in Indian and emerging markets.”