GBIP in Germany: AI for industrial control

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Explore global innovation opportunities in AI in industrial control

Innovate UK is calling for innovative UK businesses to apply to its latest Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP) in Germany.

The programme is aimed at companies developing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for industrial control, focusing on enhancing efficiency, safety, and regulatory compliance of industrial systems and equipment.

Focus areas include:

  • AI-driven process management
  • safety and compliance monitoring
  • Efficiency optimisation in industrial systems

Why Germany?

According to recent reports, Germany's industrial process automation market reached a value of $4.34 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow substantially from 2023 to 2030. With its strong industrial base and reputation for high-quality manufacturing and engineering, Germany offers a fertile ground for innovations in industrial control. Partnering with German companies can provide UK SMEs with substantial opportunities to expand their technological reach and market presence.

Why should you apply?

Participating in this GBIP will allow you to showcase UK-leading technologies in AI for industrial control, improve your company's value proposition, and explore business opportunities in Germany.

You will also have the opportunity to:

  • join preparatory workshops in the UK
  • take part in a five-day tailored innovation visit in November 2024
  • participate in a follow-up exploitation workshop
  • receive support from an Innovate UK Innovation and Growth Specialist

If you are looking to build collaborations and expand your business in the German market, you can join the applicant briefing on 24 June 2024 to learn more.

The deadline for applications to the programme is 28 July 2024.

Find out more and apply to this AI for industrial control GBIP in Germany.

For additional advice on the programme, local businesses can contact Innovate UK Business Growth Project Manager in Northern Ireland, Alayne Kinver -

First published 10 June 2024