JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Data storage firm Seagate Technology PLC opened an innovation lab in on Thursday with an aim of forming partnerships with .

The Tel Aviv centre, called Lyve Labs, will work with a number of startups on “data ,” Seagate said.

It has already partnered with SeismicAI, a startup that offers early warning for earthquakes, as well as cybersecurity firm Hub .

Dave Mosley, Seagate’s chief executive, said that innovation requires collaboration.

“We want to both help the ecosystem and learn from it,” said Erez Baum, head of Lyve Labs Israel.

(Reporting by Steven Scheer; Editing by Tova Cohen)