Digital transformation firm Infosys opens Shoreditch innovation studio
Infosys, the digital transformation multinational, has opened a new London studio bringing together design practices and new technologies.
The Experience Design and Innovation Studio, located on Silicon Roundabout, will see the company explore AI, AR/VR, the Internet of Things, and 5G.
Set across 20,000 square feet, Infosys says it will enable them to collaborate and iterate with clients at speed and scale.
It is understood that the studio is currently actively hiring, and is looking for people with experience in fintech, manufacturing, retail, and telecoms.
The government welcomed the opening of the studio, saying it represented continued confidence in the UK tech sector.
Minister for investment Graham Stuart said: "The opening of Infosys' new site in Shoreditch is another strong vote of confidence in the UK's flourishing tech sector and London's ability to attract the biggest and best international tech firms. Infosys' new Design & Innovation Studio will support jobs, drive growth at home and abroad, and contribute to Europe's leading tech cluster.
My department will continue to work hard to ensure the benefits of international investment are felt across the country, and the UK maintains its position as the top destination for foreign direct investment in Europe."
Ravi Kumar S., president of Infosys, added: "Our global network of connected studios brings together the best of design and technology, knowledge, innovation and experience from across the world to drive the digital agenda for clients locally.
"We have invested in the heart of Silicon Roundabout in London because of the larger presence of entrepreneurs, innovative start-up ecosystem, proximity to some of the world's largest and most successful brands and the access to diverse talent. In addition, to enhance the availability of relevant talent, we are partnering with universities across the UK, through academic partnerships, to develop digital talent."