Cyber Valley, Germany – German multinational engineering and technology company, Bosch is planning to expand its activities in the emerging technology of Artificial Intelligence in Germany’s Cyber Valley. The supplier of the technology and services will invest 35 million euros in Bosch AI Campus. The company is is in talks with the city of Tübingen to carry the purchase of 12,000 square-meter plot for building the campus. The project to build the infrastructure is planned to end up by 2022. Almost 700 experts would work in Bosch AI Campus.
The Bosch Artificial Intelligence Campus in Tübingen will be situated near Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and the University of Tübingen’s AI research building. The company will also offer spaces in which startups and external AI research groups can stay for some time. The first floor of the campus will serve to encourage exchange among Cyber Valley experts. Some parts of the campus will be open for the public.
Bosch CDO/CTO Dr. Michael Bolle said, “Bosch aims to be among the global leaders in industrial AI research, the new Bosch AI Campus will bring us a step closer to achieving this goal, In the new building, experts from the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) will work on projects together with experts from other Bosch divisions and from startups. The campus structure will do a lot to foster an exchange of ideas.”
Bosch is a founding member of Cyber Valley from 2016. Their joint venture brought many partners from industry, academia, and politics together to drive Artificial intelligence in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. Now the idea is transforming into the real world of industrial application.