Showcasing the competitive advantages it offers and attracting investors and entrepreneurs, the Kerala IT Parks has opened a pavilion at GITEX Global 2021 technology fest in Dubai. A delegation of 30 Kerala based IT companies and 20 startups led by Kerala IT Parks CEO John M Thomas representing Kerala IT in the international event. The team, under the theme ‘Future Perfect’ will showcase and highlight state’s IT infrastructure strengths and investment avenues to enterprises in the region which is also a key market for Kerala based IT firms. Snehil Kumar Singh, Director, Kerala IT Mission will also join the Kerala IT delegation at GITEX 2021.
Commenting on Kerala’s participation in the global tech event, John M Thomas said: “Kerala’s evolution as one of the leading IT hubs in the country is the result of a nurturing and enabling ecosystem developed by the Government. Our dynamic IT policy is fine-tuned to respond to the challenging pace of digital technology through the development of world-class IT Parks, and encouraging startups and entrepreneurship. This has resulted in an IT industry with resilience, productivity and innovation skills that places us ahead of the technology curve. Through our participation at GITEX, we aim to engage with the global tech world and highlight our ability to meet the demands of the new digital economy.”
At GITEX 2021, Kerala IT will be unveiling a range of innovative products and services related to emerging technologies to potential partners and investors. Given the strong foundations of its growth, Kerala IT today has the enterprise and expertise to power the development of cutting-edge technologies like Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Robotics, Deep Machine Learning, Blockchain & FinTech, Big Data, Cloud and Quantum computing, AR/VR, Space science etc. Kerala IT Parks is located at Concourse 2, stall number CC2-18. The mega event will be concluded on October 21.
The Kerala IT Parks offers IT built up space/land parcels in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and in Domestic Tariff Areas (DTA) within its campuses across the Technopark Thiruvananthapuram, Infopark Kochi, Cyberpark Kozhikode and satellite IT parks. The latest Kerala IT Policy invites private IT co-developers/IT companies to invest in IT infrastructure within the parks and support the growing demand of the Kerala IT ecosystem. Meeting the contemporary demands, the campuses are graduating into IT integrated townships under the ‘live-work-play’ model. Along with Kerala IT Parks, the IT ecosystem is well supported by the Kerala Start-Up Mission (KSUM) for mentoring budding IT entrepreneurs, Digital University Kerala (DUK) and ICT Academy Kerala (ICTAK) as capability building institutions, KSITIL for IT infrastructure development, Kerala IT Mission on e-governance initiatives and ICFOSS to popularise the use of free and open-source technologies.