The Importance of Open Innovation for Autonomous and Connected Vehicles Eco-Systems

By Caroline Rees / 26 Jul 2016
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The automotive industry is increasingly competitive and consumer expectations are changing fast, thus car makers and suppliers alike need to keep up with the technological pace or risk losing market share. R&D networks are becoming a crucial success factor and players are forming such networks, to integrate actors
from outside the company into the innovation effort.

At Connected Automobiles conference, taking place a the ACI-Sara Safe Driving Centre, Greater Milan (Italy) on October 17-18, ICT and automotive professionals gather to address this key subject and many others in the autonomous and connected vehicles industry.

Connect Automobiles is not just another connected car conference. It is a unique event featuring high level conferences plus exclusive opportunites such as the Startup’s Pitchfire and Live Experiences for a full immersion in the Connected Car world.


The Conference Programme covers the hot topics in the industry: open innovation strategies, digital disruption in technology trends, overcoming business models, insurances, autonomous vehicles & safety issues, big data, hacking & security, the investors’ perspective.

The CA Pitchfire
Connected Automobiles encourages young innovators to share their insights with investors. The Pitchfire offers startup companies the opportunity to display their solutions and pitch their business concept to a panel of Venture Capitalist and Top Corporate experts.

Exhibition & Live Experiences
Connected Automobiles is co-located with Smart Mobility World, a well-established professional event in the smart mobility & transport scenario, featuring conferences, exhibition and test drives at the location’s racetrack.

Save 30% on your conference ticket. Enter the code “UST” during the online checkout process:

Posted by Caroline Rees Caroline co-founded Unmanned Systems Technology and has been at the forefront of the business ever since. With a Masters Degree in marketing Caroline has her finger on the pulse of all things unmanned and is committed to showcasing the very latest in unmanned technical innovation. Connect & Contact
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