AII aims to unite government, industry, academy, research and application to further implement the Industrial Internet. It is led by leading industry enterprises and supported by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
Industrial Internet is a key approach to transform and upgrade advanced manufacturing. It is also a strategic focus for China's “Made in China 2025” and “Internet Plus” policies. In order to accelerate the pace of Industrial Internet by joining Chinese and foreign industry forces, the Alliance of Industrial Internet (AII) was formed by China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR). The main objectives of AII are to: 1. Conduct structural and technological research on demand, network, data, security and industry of Industrial Internet. 2. Conduct early stage research on standards and standardization acceleration of Industrial Internet. 3. Conduct Industrial Internet testing and verification to promote technology innovation 4. Conduct pilot and demonstration projects of Industrial Internet 5. Coordinate exchanges and cooperation at home and abroad on Industrial Internet