Cisco Innovation Center Opens Doors in Berlin
Cisco Innovation Centers are aimed at catalyzing and showcasing digital innovation and development. They bring together customers, industry partners, startups, application developers, accelerators, government organizations and universities. openBerlin is one of nine Cisco Innovation Centers worldwide, each with its own specialization. At openBerlin, the focus is on manufacturing, logistics and transportation.
"openBerlin is a clear sign of commitment from
"openBerlin is the smartest building in
Bernd Heinrichs, managing director of openBerlin. "Our site itself is an
An example of this approach is the cooperation with Berlin-based company Azeti Networks. Working with Azeti, the teams developed and launched to market a new asset management solution that monitors and controls distributed infrastructure -- such as base stations of mobile operators -- over the Internet.
openBerlin, a Cisco Innovation Center: a platform for technology ideas and open innovation
openBerlin is not an incubator, a classic accelerator or company builder. It is meant to function as an open digital platform offering an infrastructure that partners can use. Based on the global presence of
Part of the center is a solution lab, dedicated to the development of industry solutions and addressing specific customer requirements. In the lab area,
The openBerlin team is already working with an ecosystem of more than 40 local and international companies and organizations. For example,