The Bosch Group is a leading international technology and services company with around 400,500 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2017). In fiscal 2017, it generated sales of 78.0 billion euros. Its activities are divided into four divisions: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading provider in the Internet of Things (IoT), Bosch offers innovative solutions for Smart Home, Smart City, Connected Mobility and Industry 4.0. With its expertise in sensors, software and services as well as its own IoT cloud, the company is able to offer its customers networked and cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group's strategic goal is to provide solutions for connected life. Bosch improves people's quality of life worldwide with innovative and inspiring products and services. Bosch offers "Invented for life. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its approximately 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in around 60 countries. Including trade and service partners, Bosch's global manufacturing, development, and sales network extends to almost every country in the world. The basis for future growth is the innovative power of the company. Bosch employs 62,500 associates in research and development at 125 locations worldwide.