Welcome to AESIN

The Automotive Electronic Systems Innovation Network

Who Are AESIN?

The Automotive Electronic Systems Innovation Network (AESIN) is a dedicated UK initiative focused on the accelerated and advanced delivery of Electronic Systems into Automotive Applications and infrastructure.

What We Do

AESIN facilitates collaborative innovation, expert knowledge and best practice sharing with endorsement of the UK Automotive Council and Government.

In addition to supporting the UK Automotive Council concensus roadmapping we drive collaborative activity through our core Workstreams.


ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles
Enabling tech. for safer vehicles

Automotive Security
Define and establish Digital Resiliance and Survivability approach

V2X communications tech.

More Electric Powertrain
Enabling tech. for EV & HEVs

Developing the approach to integrated embedded systems

“AESIN is the catalyst that enables rapid innovation in Automotive Electronic Systems in a collaborative and non-competitive environment”
Alan Banks, AESIN Chairman

Quick facts about AESIN

Key elements of our concepts

  • Launched by TechWorks in 2012, in response to the explosion of Electronics in-car approaching 50% of vehicle cost

  • Recognised by ElecTech, who estimate the Electronic Systems annual contribution to the economy at £80 Billion (5.4% of GDP).

  • Recognised by the Automotive Council UK

  • Chaired by Alan Banks who was formerly Director – Customer Regional Engineering for Visteon Americas Customer Group in Europe

  • Steering Board Members include key stakeholders such as Highways England and Siemens Mobility Intelligent Traffic Systems

  • Core management board includes leading Vehicle Manufacturers such as Jaguar Land Rover, Lotus, Nissan, McLaren and representation from each tier in the supply chain.

  • Aligned with the strategic objectives of BEIS, CCAV, InnovateUK, Meridian Mobility Technology and the Automotive Council UK.

Industry News

News from the automotive industry around the world

    Our Steering Board

    Organisations that are part of the AESIN Steering Board

    Conference Overview Video

    Conference Summary

    The AESIN 2017 Conference took place on October 3 at the National Motorcycle Museum.
    The conference provided insight into the latest thinking from industry leaders and champions and provided companies with an opportunity to engage in UK programmes driving the automotive revolution enabled by electronic systems
    Find out exactly what you missed – A summary of my experience by Daniel Dearing of Actualise Consulting Ltd

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