The Universidad Tecnologica del Estado de Queretaro (UTEQ) opened the Embedded Software Laboratory, which has as an objective to encourage the productivity of the automotive sector, home appliances, aerospace and of information technologies, through the development of 50 specialists in embedded systems development.
This laboratory, said the head of the Ministry of Sustainable Development (SEDESU, by its Spanish initials) Marco Antonio del Prete Tercero, will specialize in serving micro, small and medium enterprises, which will allow creating a productive chain between anchor companies and MSMEs in the state.
Regarding this, the secretary underlined that the opening of the Laboratory facilities is a clear example of the correct application of the triple axis model, as to settle it the collaboration of the Government, industry, and academy was required.
UTEQ rector, Jose Carlos Arredondo Velazquez, said that the university he leads has a vocation of Innovation Center in Industry 4.0.
“Allies emerged to integrate something we name Ecosystems and some of them were precisely these companies with Embedded Software subject with which we wanted to promote a local strategy for subjects’ needs.”
This project had two stages: the first one dedicated to modules content development; the second in businessmen and laboratory equipment training; both represent an investment higher than 5 million pesos, explained the head of SEDESU.
The event was attended by the manager of Research and Development of Mabe, Paulo Cesar Hernandez Perez; Sys Manager of CIDEC, Edgard Escalante; and Site Manager of APTIV, Juan Jose Gomez.
The laboratory opened during the closing event of the Embedded Software Diploma Certificate, which seeks to serve the need of Queretaro companies to develop and train human capital in this kind of program and systems.