The Tel Aviv Innovation Lab was inaugurated in June 2019 in the presence of Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi, EVP Engineering for the Alliance, Gaspar Gascon Abellan, Deputy Director of Engineering Alliance, Ron Huldai, Mayor of Tel-Aviv and Aharon Aharon, CEO of the Israel Innovation Authority.
Composed of engineers and specialists, it aims to identify and test innovative technologies related mainly to the fields of cybersecurity, sensors and big data through close collaboration with Israeli start-ups.
The ultimate objective is to integrate these technologies into the Alliance's future vehicles and services.
- INAUGURATION DATE: 2019
With a working area of 1,600 m² and a fleet of vehicles, the Lab provides the necessary infrastructure for joint prototyping activities with start-ups.
It is located in Atidim, a high-tech and business park owned by the municipality and Tel Aviv University.
Tel Aviv intends to transform this area into a testing ground for smart city technologies as part of the CityZone initiative, in which the Lab is a partner.
The Lab also has an exclusive partnership with the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) that allows it to offer advantageous financing for feasibility demonstrations (POCs) conducted with Israeli start-ups.
The Lab also works closely with Alliance Ventures, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi's venture capital fund, which has made several investments in the Israeli ecosystem.