Sony to Establish Research Center in India


TOKYO, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced the establishment of a research center in India to tap into the country's sizeable pool of talent, with plans for multiple sites. The first location will be opened in Bangalore in 2020 as one of Sony's global R&D centers. Sony has been carrying out software development with local talent for over twenty years in the country, and this move will augment Sony's competitive edge in the Indian market and strengthen its research and development capabilities in India.  Sony is well-positioned to provide excellent career opportunities for researchers possessing relevant information technology-related skills who are currently living in India or are willing to relocate to India.

Sony Global R&D Centers

Sony has always strived to expand and further increase the diversity of its global R&D operations, and the establishment of this new research center in India will empower Sony to continue fulfilling its purpose – namely, to "Fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology." Sony seeks to promote research activities and foster the growth of a diverse pool of engineering talent.

Sony is also promoting open innovation with local universities through research sponsorships as well as collaborative partnerships with faculty and researchers in India, in order to establish lasting initiatives for motivating and fostering research talent. More importantly, Sony will provide career opportunities, not only in India, but also at worldwide Sony Research sites as employees' careers advance.

Recruitment for well-qualified professionals will be starting in the area of applied artificial intelligence. Details will be announced through the following company web page at a future date.


For further information: Corporate Communications and CSR Department, Sony Corporation, +81-3-6748-2200