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ABB and Ericsson have been collaborating on various research activities on industrial connectivity since 2015. At Hannover Messe 2019, the partners agreed to strengthen their long-standing relationship by signing a memorandum of understanding to accelerate industrial automation enabled by innovative wireless technologies. 
Together, ABB and Ericsson are driving the digital transformation of industries, seizing the full potential of 5G connectivity for collaborative automation and digitalization, with greater simplicity, flexibility and productivity for our manufacturing customers around the world. 

ABB and Ericsson bring flexibility and resilience to industry

Backed by years of strong collaboration in research on 5G, AI and industrial IoT, including a joint 5G laboratory in Västerås, Sweden, ABB and Ericsson are pushing the boundaries of technology in factory automation. 

Accelerating connectivity of industries

ABB and Ericsson are empowering wireless communication and automation for industrial IoT and smart factories 

Ericsson and ABB are creating the flexible factories of the future

ABB and Ericsson are merging pioneering automation with high-performing connectivity to bring the factory of the future to life.

Shaping the future of 5G with Ericsson

Leaders from ABB’s corporate research team discuss how the co-operation with Ericsson is empowering ABB’s own smart manufacturing operations

Evolving the 5G network

Ericsson taps into ABB’s domain expertise to design 5G capabilities for the industrial applications of tomorrow

5G and IoT accelerate Industry 4.0

Explore innovations in wireless communication and automation to enable customized production

5G-Based Industrial Robotics

Learn how 5G and computer vision are powering game-changing smart factory use cases 

Marina Bill at Ericsson's Enterprise Day

Hear from ABB’s group vice president for marketing and sales on mega-trends in robotics and automation