German software maker SAP, whose North American HQ is in Newtown Square, Pa., just opened its new Co-Innovation Lab (COIL), a space for startups, partners and vendors to collaborate on tech solutions using SAP’s slate of tech platforms.
The 3,000-square-foot lab, second of its kind in North America, will seek to develop Internet of Things (IoT) and big-data analytics solutions, with a focus on high-demand sectors like manufacturing.
SAP’s total count of Co-Innnovation Labs, including the new Philly-area one, is 15. The first such space was opened in 2007 in Palo Alto.
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