OpenBlue Innovation Centres

Where new ideas come alive

Johnson Controls was founded on innovation. It’s in our DNA and is the cornerstone of our OpenBlue Innovation Centres located around the world. Each centre embodies advances in building technology and our approach of building a new class of smart buildings that are secure, healthy, and sustainable.

Supported by our OpenBlue suite of digital solutions, AI-infused services, and an ecosystem of leading technology partners, these centers show how we’re creating value for you and tackling tomorrow’s biggest challenges today.

Innovation Centre Spotlights

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Cork: The Future of Smart Buildings

The OpenBlue Innovation Centre Cork works with customers to identify decarbonisation solutions and renewable energy goals while optimising building performance. As demand for sustainable digital solutions grows, it’s leading the way to the future of smart buildings. Now open to customers, the smart building serves as the regional centre of excellence for clients to see Johnson Controls' latest cutting-edge innovations.

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Rotterdam: A Real-Time Operating Environment

The OpenBlue Innovation Centre Rotterdam was the first location in continental Europe to open its doors and offer industry leaders behind-the-scenes demos of OpenBlue and core building solutions. Visitors can see firsthand how technology can enhance occupant comfort, health, and productivity to transform old and new buildings into sustainable assets that save money and help communities to decarbonise faster.

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Milwaukee: Immersive Showcase for Smart, Healthy and Sustainable Buildings

The OpenBlue Innovation Centre Milwaukee offers on end-to-end transformations to help businesses build better sustainability strategies. The focus is on strategy and planning, transformation (design and build), and managed services (management and expansion). It is a LEED-certified building located within Johnson Controls' global headquarters that incorporates our innovative solutions to deliver safe, healthy, and sustainable occupant experiences.

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Pune: The Data You Need for Your Sustainability Strategy

Today's building systems generate an avalanche of data. It is hard to assess what data is important where, or how to glean the golden threads of intelligence from that mass of information. Our innovation centres in Pune, India, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have developed an invaluable solution: OpenBlue Net Zero Advisor. Find out how we’re empowering greater insight into your sustainability.

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Hyderabad: New AI-Enabled Innovation Centre

The OpenBlue Innovation Centre Hyderabad is driving Johnson Controls' rollout of building control system products and services using technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), digital twin, internet of things (IoT), 5G, and the cloud. The goal is to accelerate advanced automation in building operations to achieve greater sustainability, safety, security, and user experiences.

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OpenBlue Pioneers

Pioneers are visionaries with a deep understanding of the potential of digital transformation. These are the companies with the courage to transform and future-proof their built environments to smart, healthy, and sustainable spaces.
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Net Zero Buildings

Net Zero Buildings enables you to meet your net zero carbon and renewable energy goals, increase building performance, and reduce cost. Buildings account for some 40% of global emissions, and we’re uniquely placed to help you pursue your net zero carbon goals. 
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