The department has established collaboration by signing MOUs with Bosch Rexroth and Beckhoff Automation to setup Center of Competency in industrial automation and PC based automation respectively.
An MOU was signed with Bosch Rexroth India Ltd. in 2010 to set up Center of Competence in automation technologies with aim to impart world class education to engineering students from north Karnataka. In addition to the students from Automation & Robotics, mechanical and electronics/instrumentation students are availing the facilities.
Today everybody is talking about Make in India, Industry 4.0 and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things). KLE Tech and department have taken initiatives to support in realizing these concepts. In this regard, an MOU was signed with Beckhoff Automation Pvt. Ltd in 2014 to setup Center of competence in PC Control Automation. The aim of the MOU is to introduce students with the latest PC based open automation technology developments, like TwinCAT based PLC, Motion control, robotics & visualization functions of TwinCAT in an integral manner.