GTU – BOSCH Centre of Excellence in Automation

Gujarat Technological University has initiated to build a Centre of Excellence (COE) in I-4.0 frontiers of today’s technology in Automation Technologies in association with Bosch-Rexroth India Limited (BRIN) with an objective of developing an industry-institute partnership in the field of Automation, Mobile Hydraulic, Automobile, and Mobile Electronics Technologies to bridge technology gaps between industry and academia to foster research and knowledge among the students at GTU.

Objectives of GTU- Centre of Excellence in Automation

In this respect, the first Centre of Excellence is being established at Vishwakarma Government Engineering College (VGEC), Chandkheda, Ahmedabad. This center will act as a place to educate Automation Technologies to students with a focus on Training, Knowledge transfer, Research Projects, Application-Oriented Research, and Innovation. These centers will improve employability with the latest skill sets and provide opportunities for developing entrepreneurs based on advanced technology. The main goal of the center would be to improve the technical competence, employability, and entrepreneurship of UG & PG students who train at the center and encourage students to pursue PG programs.

Following five technical labs structured under COE.

  • • Hydraulic Lab.
  • • Pneumatic Lab.
  • • Programmable logic controller
  • • Robotic Lab.
  • • Sensor Lab.

The center of competence is established to bridge the gap between industry expectations and theoretical deficiencies with the following objectives:

  • • To provide hands-on experience to the students of engineering and polytechnics institutes to the recent technologies practiced in the industry
  • • To enable all the students in different regions and rural areas to have exposure to industry and technologies, by the concept of a center of excellence.

The scope of activity of the GTU-Bosch Rexroth Centre of Excellence is:

  • • The center will provide training to faculty, and students of engineering and polytechnic institutes.
  • • The center will offer projects to the students in Engineering.