Revolutionary state-of-the-art Mobitel Innovation Centre launched at TRACE Expert City
Friday 24th April 2015, Colombo; The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel held the inaugural opening of the revolutionary state-of-the-art Mobitel Innovation Centre which was ceremoniously launched by His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena at the TRACE Expert City Colombo, the City of Innovation, Research & Development.
TRACE Expert City comprises of a group of successful businesses and experts who aspire to transform Sri Lanka into an economically sound, knowledge rich, techno-centric, sustainable business hub by promoting innovation, entrepreneurship and professionalism through technology. The objective of the TRACE project is to create an ecosystem that supports science, technology and innovation to lead the country towards a knowledge-based society that supports the country’s long term economic, social and environmental growth and development while also enhancing existing opportunities for research and development. The initiative also provides access for new partnerships among tech-oriented companies, academic partners and other institutions to engage in commercially feasible ventures.
The Mobitel Innovation Centre, a state-of-the-art Hi-tech Research and Development facility, will be committed to contributing towards the development of society through multi-dimensional innovations and will collaboratively work with like-minded institutions, entrepreneurs, SMEs, Students and tech enthusiasts to harness the best technological solutions. The centre will work closely on domains that cover NFC solutions, digital connected life solutions, M2M (machine to machine) solutions, location & tracking solutions, cloud platform services and IOT (Internet of Things) related solutions. Mobitel Innovation Centre is conceptualized towards creating value based, futuristic solutions through faster and stronger collaborations that would enhance further opportunities in knowledge and technology.
The centre creates a very comfortable and conducive ambiance for the knowledge workers to team up, synergize and spark creative ideas needed for designing and developing of innovative next-gen products and solutions. This also makes it an ideal meeting place for top management such as Directors, C-level and Heads of Departments to brain storm and plan technology roadmaps that is in line with market and global trends. Through constant monitoring of the markets, technologies, communities and other factors, the Mobitel Innovation Centre will always be ready to meet and assist to face challenges and deliver value-based innovations.
The facility will provide customers a platform to experience Mobitel’s latest technological solutions while exchanging ideas for mutual benefit and be knowledge rich, information savvy and empowered by the technologically advanced solutions offered. It will also allow small and medium scale businesses to harness innovative solutions for further development.