BMW to expand global research and development network with technology office due to open in Tel Aviv
BMW will open an office for trend and technology scouting in Israel.
The BMW Group has been collaborating with Israeli firms from various technology fields for a number of years now. «Tel Aviv has one of the fastest growing startup scenes in the world - especially in the important future fields for us such as autonomous driving or connectivity» explained Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG Development.
By establishing a presence in Tel Aviv, BMW be will secure even faster access to the relevant trends and technologies.
The small, agile team consisting of experts from various disciplines will network intensively with local startups, evaluate and drive forward relevant trends, technologies and innovations. The full spectrum of technology enterprises based in Israel will be considered and the team will also seek to set up joint research projects with universities.
The BMW Group Technology Office in Tel Aviv is due to open in Israel’s technology hotspot midway through 2019.