LabCampus’ Gain Argo AI as Its First Tenant For Testing Activities

Heuking advised LabCampus and Munich Airport.

LabCampus, a subsidiary of Flughafen München GmbH, has gained a global technology leader in autonomous driving as its first anchor tenant. Argo AI will use the facilities to develop its vehicle systems in the future.

In the course of the co-operation, Flughafen München GmbH and Argo AI are jointly developing a test track covering approximately nine hectares on the airport site, including a workshop. The test track, nearby the aircraft maintenance hangars, will be used to test autonomous driving vehicles under realistic conditions in various traffic situations as of mid-2021. Argo AI will also rent space in the first LabCampus office building, “LAB 48” that is scheduled to open in 2022.

Argo AI is a self-driving technology platform company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company was co-founded in 2016 by Bryan Salesky and Peter Rander, Argo AI’s Self Driving System (SDS) technology will be incorporated into vehicles manufactured by Argo AI’s major investors, Ford and VW.

The Heuking team was led by Dr. Armin Frhr. von Grießenbeck (Picture), assisted by Dr. Alexander Weiss.

Involved fees earner: Armin Frhr. von Grießenbeck – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Alexander Weiss – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek;

Law Firms: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek;

Clients: Flughafen München GmbH; LabCampus;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler