21.11.2019

VDW presenting umati in a live show at Metalex in Bangkok

German production technology presents itself at the largest metalworking trade fair in the ASEAN region. The VDW uses the event to present umati - universal machine tool interface for the communication of machines and IT, for the first time live in Asia.

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21.10.2019

BMBF Announcement on the Subject "Future of Work"

The BMBF is funding projects on the topic "The future of work: SMEs - innovative and social" as part of the research programme "Innovations for tomorrow's production, services and work".

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14.10.2019

Researching together for the future: New Edition 2019

The compilation “Industrie 4.0 Research at German Research Institutes – Overview” provides VDMA members with an overview of the work of German research institutes in the Industrie 4.0 environment.

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30.09.2019

Industrie 4.0: Publication provides overview of VDMA activities

The VDMA publication "Industrie 4.0 - VDMA´s activities" provides an overview of the association's diverse activities, which comprise the triad of information, knowledge transfer and networking.

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02.09.2019

BMU Announcement: "Lighthouses Artificial Intelligence" for Environment, Climate, Nature and Resources

As part of the Federal Government's AI strategy, the Federal Environment Ministry supports projects that use artificial intelligence to meet ecological challenges and are exemplary for environmentally, climate-, health- and nature-friendly digitisation ("AI lighthouses").

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19.06.2019

New edition of the VDMA collection "Industrie 4.0 Research at German Research Institutes".

The "Industrie 4.0 Research at German Research Institutes" collection offers VDMA members an overview of the German research landscape in this field. More than 70 universities and institutes report on their current projects. The new edition gives further research institutes the opportunity to present their work.

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VDW presenting umati in a live show at Metalex in Bangkok
BMBF Announcement on the Subject "Future of Work"
Researching together for the future: New Edition 2019
Industrie 4.0: Publication provides overview of VDMA activ...
BMU Announcement: "Lighthouses Artificial Intelligenc...
New edition of the VDMA collection "Industrie 4.0 Res...

The political framework conditions need to be right

Whether Germany as an industrial nation succeeds in turning Industrie 4.0 into a business model depends on more than just the companies – important framework conditions need to be agreed with policy-makers and society.

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