The Indian technology expert is to open a Digital Innovation Hub in the state capital.
The new Digital Hub is intended to become a showcase for the whole of Europe and support companies in their digital transformation. Wipro will also work with institutions and universities in North Rhine-Westphalia to develop customized programs and career opportunities for young graduates with advanced digital skills. This should create around 250 to 300 jobs within the next two years.
Prof. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister of Economic Affairs and Digitization, is pleased about Wipro's plans for the future and the expertise the company is bringing to NRW. "Our state is already a leading region in areas such as telecommunications, cyber security and smart manufacturing. By founding the Digital Innovation Hub in Düsseldorf, Wipro is now further expanding its successful business here. I am convinced that both the company and the North Rhine-Westphalian economy will benefit greatly from this decision."
Wipro employs more than 180,000 people worldwide and is an expert in topics such as cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics and the cloud – future technologies that the Bangalore-based company also wants to drive forward in Germany: "Germany is an attractive destination for first-class talent and innovations, which we want to harness with enthusiasm and commitment in cooperation with our customers," explains Barath Narayanan SS, Head of Continental Europe at Wipro Limited.