Ubisoft inaugurated a signal collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay by unveiling the first Ubisoft Innovation Unit in India within the IIT Bombay Research Park on July 22, 2018. The collaboration is to pioneer Game Automation using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence through research work.
The event witnessed the presence of eminent guests including the honourable Ambassador of France to India – HE Alexandre Ziegler, the Honorable Consulate General of France in Mumbai – Mr Yves Perrin, the Director of IIT Bombay Professor Devang Khakhar, along with the MD of Ubisoft India Mr Jean-Philippe Pieuchot.
The idea is to connect IIT Bombay talents to the most creative minds in the gaming industry. Across the Powai Lake, IIT Bombay has been pursuing enhanced industry interaction by hosting corporate R&D labs on its campus, in its upcoming Research Park. These co-located companies commit to collaborate with IIT Bombay on R&D or education and training. The Research Park is now pleased to welcome Ubisoft as its next client.