Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology, Greater Noida, in conjunction with PTC, are pleased to announce the official MOU Signing for new modernized Smart Manufacturing Lab in NIET campus on Industry 4.0, reported Dataquest.
Being first of its kind in entire India, 9 different labs will be established under the cap of Smart Manufacturing Lab. They are Manufacturing & Machining Lab, Automation Control Lab, Product Design & Development Lab, Validation Lab, Reverse Engineering Lab, Rapid Prototyping Lab, Reality Lab, IoT Lab and Augmented Reality Lab.
The laboratories will be known as PTC Centre of Excellence for numerous mechanical and electronics innovations and trends. A 30 crore rupees investment in their establishment, highlights the importance that the institute places on R&D and up-skilling it students as per the latest industry standards. PTC is a global software company that delivers a technology platform and solutions to help companies design, manufacture, operate, and service things for a smart, connected world.
Besides this, 2 other laboratories have also been developed. Robotics Lab is being established in association with Delta Electronics; and Automation Lab is in association with Janatics. These new labs expand the scope of collaboration between NIET and the above mentioned MNCs to include the development of new materials that can potentially be used in a variety of mechanical and electronic applications.
Kamal Batra, Director – PTC University stressed that: “PTC is committed to education industry with high added value. It is a great honour for our organization that NIET has decided to develop this smart manufacturing lab for the enhancement of students beyond the regular curriculum. We value this commitment of the institute and hence are sponsoring Rs. 24 crores out of Rs. 30 crores in this new project.”