The 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA) has been established to serve as the central and global forum for addressing, discussing, and evaluating relevant technical, regulatory, and business aspects with respect to 5G for the industrial domain. All relevant stakeholders take part in this initiative.

Members of 5G-ACIA (24 April 2018): Picture taken before public launch at Hannover Messe 2018

Dr. Gunther Kegel explains at Hannover Messe 2018 what 5G for industrial use means

Dr. Andreas Müller, Chairman of 5G-ACIA, launches the initiative publically at Hannover Messe 2018

“5G-ACIA is a unique alliance to ensure the ICT needs of the automation industry are considered. It will foster developing a 5G technology that addresses industrial requirements, and ultimately building an adequate business model.”

Dr. Afif Osseiran (Ericsson), Vice-Chairman of 5G-ACIA

"5G will become the central nervous system of the Factory of the Future and will have a disruptive impact on industrial production"

Dr. Andreas Müller (Bosch), Chairman of 5G-ACIA