Digitalization, connectivity and sophisticated data analytics are major trends and jointly captured by high level concepts such as »Industrie 4.0« and »IoT«. Which implications does this hype topic have for your company? Which technologies are needed to be competitive in the smart future? What could be beneficial smart products, production processes and services for you?
In cooperation with experts from research and industry, KEX Knowledge Exchange will start another consortium project “Facing the Smart Future”, which focuses on smart products, smart production processes and smart services. KEX Knowledge Exchange already conducted two successfull consortium projects regarding this topic with the participation of over 60 renowned international companies.
Start: September 2017
End: June 2018
Digitalization, connectivity and sophisticated data analytics are major trends and jointly captured by high level concepts such as »Industrie 4.0« and »IoT«.
In the consortium project we will provide you a structured overview of approx. 300 cross-industrial smart applications and enabling technolgies for products, production processes and services. We aim to get answers to these and many other questions:
Creating economic and technological transparency regarding actual developments in smart production, products and services
Exploring and analyzing market and technology trends and possible game-changing business models
Promoting valuable exchange and networking between the most relevant international industry partners
Validate your company’s path through the fast changing environment of digitalization
Learn about the ways to implement mature and new smart solutions by receiving deep technological insights
Receive knowledge directly from deeply involved instances like the Fraunhofer society
Assess the possible added and hidden values based on digitalization
Learn how to apply new services and business models
Network with cross-industrial players and experts
The consortium project...
Generating an overview on the status-quo of market applications, relevant trends and technologies.
Providing detailed information on selected applications regarding technological opportunities and market potential.
Deriving comprehensive business cases on selected highlight applications regarding technological feasibility and market competitiveness.
Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT
Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering WZL of RWTH Aachen
Institute for Industrial Management at RWTH Aachen
Demonstration Factory of RWTH Aachen Campus
TIME - Research Area Technology, Innovation, Marketing, Entrepreneurship
PEM - Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components