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:

  • Which implications does this hype topic have for my company, business unit and my team?
  • Which technologies are needed to be competitive in the Smart Future?
  • What could be beneficial Smart Products, Production Processes and Services for me?



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


  • Be able to define and refine your roadmap making your products, production processes and services smart for the future
  • 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