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Dr. Hisashi Ikeda, CTO, and Head of R&D Centre, Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd.

Kingshuk Banerjee, Ph.D.

Director and Head of R&D Centre,
Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd.


Welcome to the R&D Centre, Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd.

Hitachi has long been a household name in India when it comes to consumer devices like air-conditioners. Today, the cooling systems apart, Hitachi is far more famous for the advanced engineering technology like Shinkansen bullet trains in Japan, Proton Beam Therapy for targeted cancer treatment in Portugal and quantum computing research in partnership with Cavendish laboratory, Cambridge. Hitachi is focused on research and development of next-generation digital solutions combining information technology, operational technology and products (IT x OT x Products. Hitachi India R&D is a key pillar of that vision.

Hitachi India R&D specializes in digital platforms, Artificial Intelligence (AI) engineering and rapid prototyping. From Santa Clara to Singapore, India R&D centre provides crucial engineering support to global digital research initiatives that span the entire AI spectrum - from generalized AI to generative AI, from reusability to composability of next-gen AI solutions, and from composite AI through computer vision to speech recognition.

Hitachi India is fully committed to regional business incubation to India. It is heavily invested in banking and payments industry in India by virtue of its stakeholder partnership with State Bank of India. Rural empowerment, smart agriculture, smart healthcare and smart cities are some of key areas of its research. Social Innovation for Society 5.0 is its aim and Hitachi R&D is working to make it happen here in India.