GE will add 100 jobs at NY Global Research Center

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. — GE announced it will add 100 new jobs at its Global Research Center in Niskayuna, New York. These high-tech positions represent yet another example of GE’s commitment to its digital industrial transformation, which is delivering productivity gains and fostering innovative solutions for its customers.

“GE has a rich history of innovation in New York and this type of investment into our Global Research Center is essential to ensure we are pioneering solutions that help drive better outcomes for our customers and strengthen our country’s competitive advantage,” said Jeff Immelt, chairman and CEO of GE.

Enabled by a global exchange of knowledge and technology, through its Global Research network, GE is creating capabilities that fuel innovation across our industrial sectors, including GE’s Brilliant Factory, Advanced Manufacturing, and Controls strategies. It is also playing a key role in bridging the strengths of Physical (deep domain expertise) and Digital (analytics/artificial intelligence & robotics). To meet the needs of the future, GE’s Global Research Center is creating new labs for a new age:

Edge Lab – focused on Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
Performance and Cost Lab – focused on lowering product costs
Science of Product Leadership Lab – focused on World Class Product Leadership

“The role of research in merging the physical and digital in industry drives GE’s competitive advantage,” said Vic Abate, chief technology officer and head of GE Global Research. “Our transformation to a digital industrial company requires our workplace and employee skill sets to transform too. Growing our AI and robotics capabilities, and aligning organizations dedicated to product management, performance and cost reflect how GE is reshaping its research capabilities to transform every aspect of our business and keep our lead in the new industrial revolution.”

Source: BusinessWire

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