Intel is planning to hire more than 1,000 people at its new Hyderabad unit aiming to foster entrepreneurship and a research mindset.

The new centre would contribute to computing and communications technology innovations and will be focused on addressing critical data-centric challenges, global products and technologies across next-generation SoCs, graphics, hardware platforms and software to fuel Intel’s growth.

As per the company, the centre would advance Intel’s engagements with the city’s technology ecosystem.

At present, Intel’s Hyderabad facility employs 400 people and is second to Intel’s Bengaluru centre.