The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) new partnership to collaborate on innovation projects and support the development of tomorrow’s tech talents

Modis Posted 06 June 2022

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Sydney: June 1, 2022: Modis, soon to become Akkodis, a global leader in the engineering and R&D market, joins the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), a research centre exploring the effects of the digital economy at the MIT Sloan School of Management as its newest Corporate Member. This partnership will actively participate in research projects, events, education and MIT IDE’s central activities to drive Smart Industry leadership and digital transformation.

Together, we will collaborate on thought leadership and applied academic research across multiple smart technology fields such as human/AI interface, data-driven societies, and tech for good to drive innovation forward. We will also participate in MIT IDE’s flagship educational program, MIT Analytics Lab (A-Lab), where graduate students will engage with our leadership team to develop results that diagnose, enable, or uncover solutions to real business challenges and opportunities using analytics, machine learning, and other methods of analysis. Together, we want to encourage experts to learn from each other, develop new skills through cooperation, and create new ideas that can make an impact for a smarter and more sustainable tomorrow.

We look forward to engaging with Akkodis as an MIT IDE Corporate Member, particularly given our shared belief in the importance of preparing industries for a digital future.

This is an exciting partnership and we are proud to collaborate with MIT IDE, accelerating Akkodis’ innovative capacity through state-of-the-art research. In Australia we have a deep analytics capability and have a number of award winning analytics solutions leveraging Tech for Good and are excited about the ability to engage globally to magnify the impact the data led solutions have. This partnership will enhance digital skills, develop research and uncover real solutions to immediate business challenges to assist Australia move forward with tech innovation and solutions for a brighter future.

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