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Altium Expands Its Investment in Electronics Development and Education in India

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Altium’s investment and expansion in India will contribute to the country’s growing electronics industry.

Altium, a global leader in electronics design systems, is expanding its presence in Bangalore, India, including a significant investment in additional technical and sales personnel in a newly opened premium office space in the heart of the city. This investment and expansion in India directly supports the country’s Make in India initiative and will help give India a greater presence and impact on the world electronics market.

“Altium is fully committed to helping establish India at the center of the electronics industry. Establishing a dedicated team covering all aspects of customer engagement from Pre-Sales to Sales & Marketing and Customer Support will allow Altium to better address local market needs in India.This is an important step forward for Altium as it continues to grow and expand its direct reach into new markets.” – Pelle Chiari, General Manager & Head of Sales – India

India’s electronics sector is anticipated to become a $300 Bn industry by 2026. Altium’s investment will strengthen its relationship with the country’s electronics industry with solutions that support innovation, speed production, and reduce costs. The expanded physical presence will also allow Altium to work closely with its growing customer base in India and help the industry adopt practices that will let them work more efficiently and sustainably while accelerating innovation cycles. To support this and to ensure optimal performance for customers in India while complying with local data protection regulations, Altium is planning to have its Altium 365 cloud platform hosted in the region in the second half of 2024.

In addition to its digital and physical presence in the region, Altium is supporting the industry’s long-term growth by investing in and educating the next generation of India’s electronics engineers. Altium will leverage its Altium Education programs which include the Altium Educator Center, the Altium Student Lab, and the Altium Women’s Scholarship Program. With the goal of building a professionally trained workforce of electronic designers who are industry-ready for jobs in the India market, these programs provide educators and students with professional Altium software, curriculum, and training at no charge.

“Our investment in India is an essential part of our global and industry-wide growth strategy. Altium is fully supporting the Make in India program. And with Bangalore the center of electronics innovation in India, Altium is thrilled to expand its investment in electronics product development and the education of India’s next generation of electronics innovators.” – Gérard Métrailler, SVP & General Manager, Software

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