India: Cyient has been recognized by the CII Industrial Innovation Awards 2017 as one of the ‘Top 26 Innovative Organizations’ in India. Instituted by CII in 2014, the CII Industrial Innovation Awards recognize and celebrate innovative Indian enterprises and budding start-ups across industry segments on an annual basis.
For the 4th edition of the Awards, an illustrious grand jury, comprised of leaders in technology, business and the innovation space, evaluated the applications and declared the winners. The winning organizations were honored at an awards ceremony organized during the CII Industrial Innovation Summit 2017. Cyient was felicitated by Dr. Naushad Forbes, Past Chairman – CII, Co-Chairman – Forbes Marshall, at the ceremony.
Innovation is implicit in Cyient’s DNA, and the company has introduced and adopted multiple initiatives to nurture a culture that focuses on developing innovative solutions for its clients. CII praised Cyient for its groundbreaking initiatives, of which the most acclaimed emerged to be:
- Eye Anatomy Visualization through AR/VR for L V Prasad Eye Institute: This project helped enhance medical learning through visualization and experiential interaction related to the anatomy of the eye by using emerging Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality technologies.
- Precision Agriculture Technologies: This project involved the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV/drones) to optimize consumption of fertilizers and pesticides in the agriculture industry. It will help farmers in India save costs and avoid excessive use of chemicals.
Commenting on the accomplishment, Dr. Jan Radtke, Vice President & Head, New Business Accelerator at Cyient, said, “It is a matter of great pride for us to be recognized as one of the most innovative organizations by CII. Cyient has been committed to promoting a culture of innovation in all of its initiatives, and honors like these are a testimony to our efforts in that direction. We are relentlessly working towards empowering our associates to deliver indigenous and creative ideas to address the business objectives of our clients.”
The process for determining the list of top innovative companies involved five rigorous stages, including an assessor visit to the place of operations of the applicants. The unbiased assessment process measured the culture, management, inputs, and results of innovation.