Nasdaq-listed $30.4 billion semiconductor company, Micron Technology opens Global Development Centre in Hyderabad, Telangana which will play a key role in the development of technologies. Located at Raidurgam in Hyderabad, the 3,50,000 sq ft facility will have six purpose-built design and verification labs.
The 1,500-seater facility, which was formally inaugurated by Telangana Industries Minister KT Rama Rao in the presence of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, will focus on areas such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. It will design and develop products and work with global teams.
The fourth-largest semiconductor company in the world, which has 700 employees in India in its Hyderabad and Bengaluru centers, plans to take the headcount to 2,000 in the 2-3 years. The company has 34,000 employees worldwide. Micron Technology expanded its footprint in India with its first facility in Bengaluru set up in April this year where a 70-member team operates. Both Bengaluru and Hyderabad centers will work with global centers of the company, by involving in developing memory and storage solutions.
Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra said, “With the launch of our Global Development Centres in Hyderabad, we intend to expand our team of engineers, researchers, developers, and IT specialists. Hyderabad team will drive innovation and stay at the forefront of emerging memory technologies.” He added, “India remains a key market as the country’s consumption in the semiconductor space is increasing every year, more so in the smartphone space.”