CRITICAL Software and the BMW Group Join Forces to Form a New Joint Venture
June 18, 2018
CRITICAL Software is expanding its strategic collaboration with premium mobility company, the BMW Group, to form a new joint venture called Critical TechWorks.
The agreement will see both companies combine their expertise in automotive software engineering, focusing on areas relating to in-car systems and the digitalisation of corporate processes.
Gonçalo Quadros, CEO of CRITICAL Software, said: “Critical TechWorks will build on our collective talent, expertise and interdisciplinary culture to deliver disruptive, game-changing innovations that will transform the future of the car. This agreement is a major milestone for CRITICAL Software and strengthens our international standing in developing forward-thinking technologies for sectors like the automotive industry.”
Critical TechWorks will be based in Porto (HQ) and Lisbon, where it will become a new centre of technological excellence in Portugal. Areas of expertise will include artificial intelligence, data analytics, smart factories, customer ecosystems, vehicle connectivity and car sharing services.
The announcement comes at a time when CRITICAL Software is celebrating 20 years of success, providing systems and software services for some of industries’ most important applications.