T-Systems is celebrating 100 days as a partner of STARTUP AUTOBAHN. In six-month programs, the innovation platform promotes collaborations between groups and young technology companies. Since March the subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom is on board as one of over 25 partners.
Expert teams technologically focusing on cloud, security and digital services are actively involved in start-up scouting. Together, they have met more than 60 start-ups in the first three months. Thereby, numerous of promising project approaches have already emerged.
We are a strong partner for all start-ups and companies on the platform
T-Systems and the start-ups benefit from STARTUP AUTOBAHN. Oliver Bahns, Head of Connected Mobility at T-Systems: “The focus of STARTUP AUTOBAHN is unique. Through collaboration we intensify our knowledge in the future mobility segment. Our target is to develop new services for connected and in perspective self-driving vehicles. Besides that, the start-ups give us fresh ideas.” At the same time, T-Systems brings along enormous expertise in the automotive industry. Deutsche Telekom has already been working with young companies for some time. For instance, the group has been running its incubator “hub:raum” since 2012. As part of this scheme, Deutsche Telekom develops innovation in the fields of 5G and IoT together with technology founders. Deutsche Telekom also promotes digital start-ups as part of its “TechBoost” program. In addition to financial support, this program provides the technology companies with sales and marketing assistance. “In joining STARTUP AUTOBAHN, we are building on this experience”, says Luz Mauch. He is responsible for the Automotive and Manufacturing unit at T-Systems. “Thanks to our digital solution expertise, we are a strong partner for all start-ups and companies involved in STARTUP AUTOBAHN.”
STARTUP AUTOBAHN is coming to Bonn: Innovation Day in fall
STARTUP AUTOBAHN is coming to Bonn in fall. T-Systems is going to invite all network members to a one-day “Deep Dive” event at the Deutsche Telekom headquarters. The deep dive events take place regularly. The focus is on scouting. At these meetings, the companies meet with start-ups and explore a potential collaboration. In July, EXPO DAY PROGRAM 6 will take place in Stuttgart. The Expo Day marks the highlight of the six-month program phase. T-Systems is already actively involved here. For instance, the Deutsche Telekom subsidiary is working with Daimler to organize a panel discussion on the topic of e-mobility infrastructure. The company is also represented on two further panels primarily addressing Industry 4.0 and security.
T-Systems – Let’s power higher performance
Electrification, autonomous driving, shared mobility, Industry 4.0: The automotive industry is under unprecedented pressure to change. T-Systems is the reliable and competent partner for the entire sector. Around 4,000 experts from all over the globe are developing sustainable solutions along the entire value chain of the automotive industry. With its technology skills in the fields of cloud and infrastructure, connectivity, digital services and security, T-Systems is accelerating the digitalization of the sector.