Airbus has inaugurated a new Innovation Centre in
China at an official opening ceremony in Shenzhen, China, one of
the world’s leading innovation hotspots.
The Airbus China
Innovation Centre (ACIC) focuses on designing, testing, and certifying new
technologies relating to five areas: Hardware Lab, Cabin
Experience, Connectivity, Manufacturing Innovation and Urban Air
Airbus also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Shenzhen Municipal
Commerce Bureau for close collaboration, acceleration, application
and industrialization of UAM.
With extended regional partners,
Airbus aims to further develop the local UAM ecosystem and promote
solutions that fit local transportation needs.
As Airbus’ first
disruptive innovation centre in Asia, and second worldwide after
A3 in Silicon Valley, ACIC’s mission is to fully leverage local
advantages including talent, enterprises and the ecosystem, to
combine it with Airbus’ aerospace expertise to identify, explore
and accelerate breakthroughs in technologies, business models and
new growth opportunities.