TCS Inaugurates Pace Port™ Toronto to Help Customers Scale Their Innovation Programs with Digital Technologies

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) on July 13 launched TCS Pace Port TM Toronto, its fifth global research and co-innovation center, to help Canadian companies bring innovations to life faster digital.

Located on the top floor of 400 University Avenue and spanning 16,000 square feet, Pace Port Toronto offers businesses access to the latest technologies and breakthrough ideas from TCS research labs, start-ups, VCs, entrepreneurs and universities – including the University of Toronto – as well as the Pace Ports TCS network in New York, Pittsburgh, Amsterdam and Tokyo. Connecting to this collective ecosystem of innovators and intellectual property through TCS’s Co-Innovation Network (COINTM) will enable Canadian companies to take a hybrid approach to collaborative innovation to set the pace for business transformation. their industry.

Interior of Pace Port (TM) Toronto

Pace Port Toronto includes an agile workspace, training space, academic research lab and innovation showcase to encourage rapid prototyping, research and commercialization of advanced technologies.

To support local partner ecosystems, TCS also announced a CAD$1,000,000 donation to the University of Toronto’s Urban Data Center at the School of Cities to support the building of smart cities.

Minister Vic Fedeli, Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

Minister François-Philippe Champagne, Federal Minister for Innovation, Science and Industrysaid, “TCS Pace Port Toronto is an incredible addition to the city’s thriving tech landscape. Today’s announcement clearly shows that Canada is a global leader in innovation, and we are thrilled to see TCS bring its world-class innovation and services here to Toronto.

Minister Victor Fedeli, Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Tradesaid, “Our government is committed to making Ontario a more attractive place for businesses to invest and create jobs. TCS Pace Ports brings together co-innovation networks of over 2,600 start-ups and industry partners, to drive innovation and create the right conditions for our companies and job creators to invest, grow and attract investment across Ontario.

Ananth Krishnan, Chief Technology Officer, TCSsaid, “Establishing a Pace port in Toronto – the fastest growing technology market in North America – is part of a TCS long-term strategic plan for Canada that includes innovation labs, growth and reskilling of our workforce and our continued work with schools to support STEM education. ”

TCS Pace Port hubs around the world have over 4,000 researchers and innovators, over 2,300 start-up partners, over 30 innovation labs and 67 academic partners.

“By leveraging the power of a global ecosystem of collaborative partners, technology partners, academia, and the best of TCS research and innovation, Pace Port Toronto will help local Canadian businesses more quickly transform their activities through digital technology, said Soumen Roy, Country Manager, TCS Canada.

Introducing goIT teachers and TCS program managers

TCS and STEM education

TCS is committed to leading change and learning in local communities. TCS Pace Port Toronto will also serve as an anchor for two TCS STEM educational programs, the TCS goIT and Ignite My Future in School.

TCS’ flagship digital innovation and career readiness program, goIT (go Innovate Together), prepares students with the skills, confidence and mindset to pursue the careers of the future. Through engaging design workshops and personalized mentorship experiences, goIT is impacting students around the world by challenging stereotypes and inspiring our future leaders to pursue careers in STEM and computer science. Since the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and TCS first launched monthly goIT challenges in 2020, Canadian students have won more than any other geography. The TCS goIT is a collaboration with the TDSB and organizations across Canada to bring STEM education to over 20,000 students.

Ignite My Future in School is a new initiative in Canada that will transform the way students learn and apply computational thinking – a 21st century foundational skill that is essential for successful careers in all sectors.

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Tata Consulting Services (TCS)

Tata Consulting Services (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has partnered with many of the world’s leading companies on their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers an integrated portfolio of consulting-focused business, technology and engineering services and solutions powered by cognitive technology. This is made possible through its unique Location Independent Agile™ delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

Part of the Tata Group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has over 556,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US$22.2 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 and is listed on BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS’ proactive stance on climate change and its award-winning work with communities around the world have earned it a place in major sustainability indices such as the MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit www.tcs.com

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