Dassault Systèmes expands Pune Campus to strengthen R&D and services capabilities
Published on : Friday 16-09-2022
Dassault Systèmes has announced that it will be expanding its existing campus in Pune, with the addition of a third building – EARTH.
Bernard Charlès, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dassault Systèmes, today unveiled the foundation stone for the EARTH tower on the Pune campus, which is expected to be completed in three years. Also present on the occasion was Florence Verzelen, EVP Industry, Marketing, & Sustainability, Dassault Systèmes.
In India, Dassault Systèmes is leading innovation across manufacturing, infrastructure and cities, and life sciences and healthcare with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and virtual twin technology. With the expansion of this office space, Dassault Systèmes is looking to attract top talent to strengthen its research and development efforts in India. By 2030, the Pune campus workplace capacity will be close to 9,000. Currently, the company has a sprawling campus of 12 acres, in Hinjewadi, Pune with two buildings – SKY and WATER. It’s the second largest campus of Dassault Systèmes in the world; the largest one being in Paris. Dassault Systèmes Solutions Lab is a strategic R&D hub for Dassault Systèmes, as it contributes to the innovation driven by the company at a global level. The Services Delivery Center on this campus works on 3DEXPERIENCE platform deployment for key customers globally. The company also set up a strategic MEDIDATA R&D team in India during the pandemic to bolster the company’s impact in the life sciences and health care sector in the country.
Apart from Dassault Systèmes Solutions Lab, which was started in 2002, and the Services Delivery Center, the Pune campus also includes the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab and La Fondation Dassault Systèmes. The 3DEXPERIENCE Lab is touching thousands of startups in the Indian startup community, supporting many innovative projects in its fablab. La Fondation Dassault Systèmes is supporting and enabling academic research, innovation, creating the workforce of the future, helping thousands of students to shape their career, and promoting entrepreneurial skills in school children.