R2 Data Labs, the data innovation arm inside Rolls-Royce, will develop a collaborative ecosystem of digital partners in India to work together with start-ups. This will enable Rolls-Royce to use data to spark innovation in all of its businesses and collaborate more effectively with partners and customers. Rolls-Royce will provide mentoring and technical support to start-ups specialising in the areas of advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), blockchain, quantum computing, autonomous and sensing. “For Rolls-Royce to continue to pioneer the power that matters as a leading industrial technology company, we must champion collaboration. As a leader in applied industrial AI and analytics applications, R2 Data Labs is tasked to help Rolls-Royce become the ‘go-to’ industrial company,” said Kishore Jayaraman, President, Rolls-Royce India & South Asia. The drive is in line with Rolls-Royce’s commitment to collaborative innovation.