Inauguration of the Renningen research campus

A completely new work environment for creative minds: with its Renningen research campus, Bosch wants to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration, and in this way further enhance its innovative strength. At the new center for research and advance engineering on the outskirts of Stuttgart, some 1,700 creative minds are doing applied industrial research. The opening ceremony took place on October 14, 2015, and was attended by Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel, Baden-Württemberg Governor Winfried Kretschmann, and many other guests.

Fact sheet
About the new research campus
Bosch revolutionizes the working environment for its researchers
APAS, the automatic Bosch production assistant

New research and advance engineering center in Renningen

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New research campus
Connecting know-how
Bosch has created an entirely new environment for work and innovation in Renningen, Germany, where expertise and visionary new ideas can be connected. Researchers Xiahan Shi, Reinhard Neul, and Lutz Bürkle introduce what a typical day looks like for them at the new campus.

Inauguration ceremony – speech German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel
Inauguration ceremony – speech Baden-Wurttemberg Governor    Winfried Kretschmann
Inauguration ceremony – speech Bosch CEO Dr. Volkmar Denner
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Renningen Research Campus - 3D animation
Renningen Research Campus (footage)
Data mining - big data analytics in manufacturing
Connected production: automated solution "APAS assistant"
Driver assistance systems - an overview
Active pedestrian protection
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The history and features of Bosch ABS and ESP
The Bosch microelectronics
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Ultrashort pulse laser
Working conditions and office scenes

Tags: Forschungscampus, Vernetzte Produktion, Renningen

About Bosch

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). The company generated sales of 78.5 billion euros in 2018. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 460 subsidiary and regional companies in over 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At nearly 130 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 68,700 associates in research and development.

The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.” The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant upfront investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.

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