Infineon Technologies has signed agreements with four organisations that will help boost the AI ecosystem in Singapore. This follows the company’s announcment to make Singapore its global AI innovation hub, which involves getting its workforce AI ready and embedding the technology into every part of its business.
The agreements are with AI Singapore (AISG), NUS Institute of System Science (NUS-ISS), SGInnovate, and Tata Consultancy Services Asia Pacific (TCS).
AISG will help Infineon develop company-wide AI literacy, enabling their staff to upskill themselves and learn data science and AI in Python. Infineon talents will be recognised with the Chartered AI Engineer professional qualification.
NUS-ISS will support Infineon in developing AI competencies including customised training programmes focused on building AI skills to solve problems within the organisation. Infineon will also collaborate with NUS-ISS in talent development for AI related job positions. Additionally, the university will provide AI and machine learning consultancy services.
SGInnovate and Infineon will collaborate to support the development and growth of AI startups in technology sectors in Singapore. SGInnovate will identify potential startups to work with Infineon on their problem statements. The partners will reach out to and grow the AI ecosystem in Singapore through joint events and community engagement activities. SGInnovate will also support Infineon in the search for AI experts and talent via its network and marketplace.
TCS will collaborate with Infineon on exploring AI, machine learning and related technology including data management concept, data science support, data engineering support, and AI platform architecture. In addition, it will provide Infineon with training, knowledge ramp-up and knowledge transfer through best practice sharing, seminars, expert talks, and benchmarking exercises.