think3 partners with National Institute of Design to provide design expertise
think3 Inc.®, the Italy based pioneer in providing solutions for product development and innovation worldwide today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National Institute of Design during the 7th CII-NID Summit.Tweet
-- think3 Inc.®, the Italy based pioneer in providing solutions for product development and innovation worldwide today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National Institute of Design during the 7th CII-NID Summit. Under this arrangement think3 would work with NID for instituting ‘think3 centre of excellence’ to provide its design expertise at NID campus.
‘The Centre of Excellence’ at NID, Bangalore would have the full think3 suite of software products, which will be accessible to NID Staff, consultants, visiting faculties, students and Alumni. think3 will be providing software equivalent to half a million Euros to NID for the purpose of academic pursuit, collaboration with industry and research and development in design related areas. In addition, NID will also, carry out various projects using think3 software for validating their technical capability in product design hence promoting the utilization of think3’s software for commercial utilization across other industries.
"It is a very positive sign that corporates are extending their support towards instilling domain expertise in various fields for educational programs” said Dr. Darlie O Koshy, Director, NID. “Setting up of ‘think3 centre of excellence’ at NID campus will add on to NID’s resources and will enrich its design development process,” he added.
According to Mr. Sivaram Narjala, Managing Director, think3, “India has a pool of talent and it has always been think3’s endeavor to nurture young talent. With this, think3 has achieved its mission of sharing its knowledge base to youth by getting associated with the premium design institute, NID to provide its design expertise”.
think3 in association with NID alumni would also set up ‘Design Clinics’ and ‘Design Incubation Centre’ at NID campus. The setting up of Design centres would enable students to be industry-ready and would open unlimited channels to web based technical support to students in the field of design area.
think3 will also work with NID to develop a curriculum on think3’s flagship product software (Industrial Design) for students of NID to develop proficiency.
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About National Institute of Design:
National Institute of Design (NID) is internationally acclaimed as one of the foremost educational and research institutions for industrial, communication, textile and IT integrated (experiential) design. NID is an autonomous institution under the aegis of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and is recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India as a Scientific & Industrial Research Organization.
think3 has been operating in the ICT sector for over 25 years providing technology for the complete Product Development Process. It’s unique fully integrated solutions provide manufacturers with all the tools to address their needs for styling, engineering and tooling. This way, think3 enables thousands of its customers to innovate and rise to the challenges of global markets. This integration of processes helps accelerate time-to-market besides reducing cost. think3 counts among its customers some of the most significant enterprises in the industrial space such as Alessi, Honda & BMW. With offices across Europe and Asia and a network of VARs, think3 is present in most global markets. For details visit www.think3.com
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