The inauguration of Airbus’ Innovation Center in China took place on February 21 at Shenzhen, reportedly a leading innovation hot spot.
Operational since early 2018, and the first of its kind in Asia, Airbus China Innovation Center (ACIC) focuses on various technical aspects of technologies in relation to Urban Air Mobility (UAM), Connectivity, Cabin Experience, Manufacturing Innovation and Hardware Lab. To achieve maximum output, ACIC seeks out local talent, partner pool and technology in a bid to revolutionize the future of flight.
At the ceremony, Airbus and Shenzhen Municipal Commerce Bureau signed a Memorandum of understanding which permits them to collaborate closely on speeding up the R&D, application and industrialization of UAM in Shenzhen.
ACIC’s mission is to fully utilize local advantages in combination with Airbus’ expertise in aerospace to discover new technologies and to create opportunities for growth in the sector.