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Going Global India Exploratory Grants - Edge Analytics

Course Development in Edge Computing and Analytics

Due to increasing popularity of cloud and edge computing, edge analytics focuses on using machine learning & AI on user owned devices. Short term benefits: engineers qualified to work on modern edge computing applications in the UK and India, economic benefit & student exchange, micro-credentials that can be offered on-line. Long term benefits: research collaboration between participating institutes, using research-based course content and use of on-line dedicated labs. The proposing faculty are experienced in this area. The course content will co-created between UK & India (including engagement of students & industry) based on world class course assessment frameworks. Course delivery will follow a hybrid offline/online model. Non-credit bearing content will be trialled with students at the 3 participating institutions. The proposing team has complementary expertise in - complex systems and IoT (Cardiff), edge computing and sensor networks (IIT Ropar) and IoT analytics (IIIT Kottayam).

The course titled “Edge Analytics” was chosen understanding the demand and requirements raised from the participating organizations of the proposal. In fact, the market analysis manifested the necessity of organizing such a course due to the evolving demand from varied research domains such as healthcare, education, smart cities, governmental, social goodness, and so forth of the Indian/UK market. The potential students willing to travel to the UK/India were assessed for their preferences before validating the statement.

Based on the carefully identified partners for the proposal, we are self-assessed to deliver the best among the many other competitors for the proposed course. Due to the expertise of the team proposing the course and due to the huge market demand, we are confident that the course will generate significant interest among students and working professionals.



British Council

The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities. It works in over 100 countries: promoting a wider knowledge of the United Kingdom and the English language encouraging cultural, scientific, technological and educational co-operation with the United Kingdom.


Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar) is a public technical university located in Rupnagar, Punjab, India. It is one of the eight newer Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India under The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2011 to expand the reach and enhance the quality of technical education in the country.

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam is an autonomous engineering Institute located at Valavoor, Palai, Kottayam District, Kerala. It is one of the Indian Institute of Information Technology institutes established by The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India under Public-private partnership mode sponsored by Government of India, Government of Kerala and Industry partner