DENSO Corporation has established the Pittsburgh Innovation Lab, a new US R&D center designed to strengthen open innovation and enhance technology development that enables automated driving. DENSO began operations in Pittsburgh in July 2020.
At the Pittsburgh Innovation Lab, the company will conduct research to achieve Level-4 automated driving and develop the elemental technologies, including AI, to make it possible. The lab will work in collaboration with local universities and companies in Pittsburgh, which is a growing tech hub.
In recent years, DENSO has established six advanced R&D centers in four countries (US, Israel, Canada, and Finland) and promoted open innovation activities with universities, research institutes and startups.
DENSO is a $48.3-billion global mobility supplier that develops advanced technology and components for nearly every vehicle make and model on the road today. With manufacturing at its core, DENSO invests in its 221 facilities in 35 countries to produce thermal, powertrain, mobility, electrification, & electronic systems.