With a vision to promote entrepreneurial spirit and provide an enabling environment amongst Indian youth, T-Works, an initiative of the Telangana government, and Huawei joined hands to sponsor state-of-the-art prototyping facilities at T-Works.
As part of the association, Huawei will support T-Works towards procurement of high-end prototyping equipment, specifically advanced 3D printers, laser cutters and electronics pick and place equipment.
The state of Telangana has allocated 4.79 acres for a 240,000 sq ft for T-Works prototyping centre. Phase-1 of the facility is now ready with 78,000 sq ft and will be equipped to enable anyone – innovators, startups, SMEs, and corporate – to walk in with an idea and walk out with an industry-grade physical product. This infrastructure will be supported by a team of over 100 engineers, designers, technicians, and support staff along with partners and collaborators to help build better products and solutions.
Sujai Karampuri, CEO, T-Works, says “The government has done its part by contributing with the land, building and equipment for T-Works. We now call upon the industry, who will also be ultimate beneficiaries, to collaborate with us. We believe that collaboration between government, industry, and academia is the cornerstone for the success of T-Works and for the success of innovation in India. By committing to T-Works, we are investing in a future where India shall be a leader in product innovation. We appreciate Huawei for coming on board as one of the first partners for this ground-breaking initiative.”
Ramu Patchala, Executive Director, Huawei India stated, “Huawei in India has always adopted an innovation focused approach. Through our partnership with T-Works’ we aim to provide the Indian youth, entrepreneurs and makers with industry-leading infrastructure, facilities and training materials that will help them explore & realize their ideas into prototypes for real-world applications.”