The Technical University of Munich (TUM), the German car manufacturer Audi, the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO) and additional partners are launching a new digitalization initiative, the “Automotive Initiative 2025” (AI25). The TUM campus Heilbronn will play a central role in this initiative aiming at creating a leading global network of expertise for digital factory transformation and innovation.
In the “Automotive Initiative 2025” (AI25), the Technical University of Munich, the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering and Organization and Audi want to unite and further develop their competences in the field of “Smart Production”. Relevant IT solutions and ideas will be provided by technology the partners Amazon Web Services (AWS), SAP, Capgemini and the XL2 joint venture, in which Audi is a founding partner.
The initiative set off by Audi aims to establish a world-leading competence network for digital factory transformation and innovation at the Bildungscampus in Heilbronn. The Audi site in Neckarsulm will assume a central role as a pilot factory and real-world laboratory for digital transformation.
Source: “Competence center for digital factory transformation”, TUM News