Siemens AG

How scoutbee helped Siemens Smart Infrastructure Procurement Team for Building Products and Digital Grids to find new innovative suppliers

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positive feedback from suppliers


more competitive than existing parts


saved personal resources and time


Siemens Using AI to scout & onboard suppliers


Initial Situation

  • Currently 3 known suppliers in this field
  • Client is looking for new technologies and suppliers in the field of Electronics for Building Services


  • The biggest challenge is to know and see where this technology is moving in the future

“Scouting with scoutbee’s Streamline has saved 90% of time resources. Thanks to the support of the AI-based tool, we were able to focus on relevant topics within the project and the daily business as well.”

Florian Kälin, Global Category Manager Electronics


  • Identify new suppliers with potentially innovative solutions


  • After 1 week a Longlist with over 90 potential suppliers
  • About 65 suppliers were interested in the project
  • Many new innovative solutions were shown
  • The tool analyzed more than 10,000 results globally
  • Received 7 price proposals (50% competitive)
  • 11 new potential suppliers (previously unknown to procurement team)
  • 4 potential new suppliers in the area of silicon membrane
  • Up to 50% cheaper than existing parts
  • Potential 2nd source suppliers
  • Savings up to 10 – 20%
  • Innovative solutions
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