Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, announced an in-kind software grant with a commercial value of US$23 million to Anna University in Chennai, India.
Anna University will utilize Siemens PLM Software’s industry-leading technology to establish a PLM Center of Excellence that will bring state of the art technical education in the field of PLM to students in the state of Tamil Nadu. Anna University will incorporate PLM and computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE) tools into the curricula to help students develop a wide range of skills in digital product development, digital lifecycle management and digital manufacturing. The grant is provided through Siemens PLM Software’s GO PLM™ (Global Opportunities in Product Lifecycle Management) program.
“Anna University has committed itself to be at the forefront in the service of the nation by achieving excellence in engineering education, fostering co-operation and collaboration between academia and industry across the country,” said Dr. D. Viswanathan, vice chancellor, Anna University. “We have been committed to providing our students with the most current, technologically relevant education to ensure that they have the skills demanded by industry. We chose to partner with Siemens PLM Software because of their leadership position in the PLM industry worldwide and their commitment to work jointly with us in achieving our vision.”
Source: Siemens PLM Software