Accenture bolsters support for technology and innovation through new MIT-wide initiative

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MIT and Accenture announced a five-year collaboration to advance technology and innovation, attended virtually by MIT President L. Rafael Reif (left) and Accenture CEO Julie Sweet. Image Credit: Lillie Paquette/School of Engineering

MIT and Accenture today announced a five-year collaboration that will further advance learning and research through new business convergence insights in technology and innovation. The MIT and Accenture Convergence Initiative for Industry and Technology, established within the School of Engineering, will aim to draw faculty, researchers, and students from across MIT.

MIT’s alliance with Accenture spans over 15 years and has proven to be paramount in establishing educational programming and training in technology advancement and data analysis. The industry leader has collaborated with MIT across areas including: MIT Professional Education, MIT Sloan Executive Education, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, MIT CSAIL Alliances, MIT Horizon, MIT Career Advising and Professional Development, MIT Data Science Lab, MIT Data to AI Lab, the Gabrieli Laboratory, and the Department of Economics Initiative on Technology and the Future of Labor, among others.

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