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2/22/2019

Airbus holds opening ceremony for China-based UAM Innovation Centre

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Airbus China Innovation Centre works to identify emerging innovations aimed at transforming the aerospace sector and Urban Air Mobility, leveraging local talent, technologies and partners.

Airbus (Toulouse, France) has inaugurated its Innovation Centre in China at an official opening ceremony in Shenzhen, China.

Airbus China Innovation Centre (ACIC, Shenzhen, China) has been operating since early 2018 and currently focuses on designing, testing and certifying new technologies relating to five areas: Hardware Lab, Cabin Experience, Connectivity, Manufacturing Innovation and Urban Air Mobility (UAM). The center works to identify emerging innovations aimed at transforming the aerospace sector, leveraging local talent, technologies and partners.

Airbus also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) 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.

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