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ISKO to work with the MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL).

ISKO today announces its participation in CSAIL’s Alliances programme, a collaboration with CSAIL researchers, students and industry partners. Through participation in the programme, ISKO will contribute its expertise in textile innovation and collaborate on the research and development of smart textiles and wearable technologies.

Leading denim ingredient brand joins MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) to collaborate on smart textiles and wearable technologies research.

The company joins a high-profile network of 26 industries – from startups to big organizations – including AI and machine learning, aerospace, healthcare, life sciences and telecommunications, as well as retail, media and entertainment.

“We strongly believe in the power of collaboration,” explains Egemen Bilge, ISKO’s Innovation Value Manager. “Over the years we have worked to build a highly valuable network with world-leading organizations and companies in order to combine strengths and resources to bring innovation through new products and technologies. This partnership is proof of this commitment, leading the way to further developing smart technologies, new solutions and bringing the textile industry into a new era.”

With the goal of overall advancement of the textile and denim industry through the development of smart and wearable solutions, ISKO is stepping up to lead the change through these technologies and their many possible end-uses. As always, the work is done in compliance with ISKO’s Responsible InnovationTM approach.

CSAIL pioneers new research in computing that improves the way people work, play, and learn. Its research covers more than 25 areas of interest which includes AI, Big Data, Computational Biology, Energy, Healthcare, Human-Computer Interaction, IOT and Manufacturing.

ISKO brings its innovative and agile structure, impressive production capacity and textile knowledge to the CSAIL programme which has over 1200 people, 60 research groups, 120+ researchers, 600+ students and over 900+ active projects.

A team of 27 people from ISKO participated in the CSAIL Alliances Annual Meeting held on 8-10 June. In total, over 1100 people including CSAIL faculty, researchers, students and industry members came together to discuss cutting-edge research, meet brilliant minds of the future and form new connections.

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