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From bionics to biointelligence – Advances in biology and its fusion with technology and IT are opening up a whole new dimension for machine makers to solve the current challenges of our time. The Scenario Study shows how this can be achieved.
The Research Subsidy Act came into force on January 1, 2020. Find out here who benefits from the new tax subsidy, what you need to consider and how the VDMA supports you with this form of funding.
Discover startup contacts and trends for mechanical engineering worldwide?! The new digital startup search platform helps to find suitable partners.
What prospects does the topic of battery recycling offer for mechanical and plant engineering? A study by Fraunhofer ISI, commissioned by the IMPULS Foundation of the VDMA, sees good market potential for Europe.
In the new IGF project VoBAKI of the FKM working group Research I40 and AI, FIR e.V. and IAW of RWTH Aachen University are investigating strategies for acquiring competencies for AI applications.
Discussion of the maturity level of different technologies in ITRPV implemented. Tendency to reduce poly-Si consumption in grams/Watt by reducing wafer thickness and kerf losses independent from the wafer sizes used. Reduction of silver consumption is on track and realistic by further reducing finger widths and having multibusbar/busbarless metallization designs. Increase of machine throughput values is projected with a faster increase for chemical and diffusion processes. Input ITRPV questionnaire possible.
Israel is a source of innovation and startup hotbed for mechanical engineering. This was confirmed by the Innovation Tour Israel 2022 with VDMA members. Reason enough to continue the project in 2023.
The event held on November 24, 2022, showed which support options are offered at the federal level and by the VDMA in the field of lightweight construction.
The questionnaire for the 14th edition of the ITRPV is online. We look forward to your input until December 21, 2022, to realize our publication date middle of March 2023.
VDMA Services will be hosting the so-called LIGNA.FutureSquare in Hall 12 at the upcoming LIGNA. It rounds out the LIGNA.Stage and LIGNA.Recruiting areas with startup companies and suppliers.
The world's leading industry event for construction machinery, building materials machinery, mining machinery, construction vehicles and construction equipment was held at the Munich Exhibition Center from October 24 to 30, 2022.
In the northernmost tip of Germany, the UAM-InnoRegion-SH is emerging, dedicated to the use and development of unmanned aerial systems and propulsion technologies. This is intended to contribute to structural change in the region.
If you could not see all the lectures at the Industrial VISION Days 2022, missed VISION 2022 altogether or would like to recapture a bit of the VISION feeling: VISION is once again offering all the lectures "on demand". Benefit from the bundled know-how of the machine vision industry. At any time. From anywhere in the world.
At bauma 2022, discover startups that are steering the construction equipment industry toward a greener future with their groundbreaking technological solutions. Here's an overview of our exhibitors.
Discover startups that bring sustainability, efficiency and safety to the mining industry at bauma 2022. Here's an overview of our exhibitors.
Discover startups that deliver automation concepts for the construction machinery industry at bauma 2022. Here's an overview of our exhibitors.
Discover startups at bauma 2022 that are presenting the construction processes and materials of tomorrow through their innovative deep-tech solutions. Here's an overview of our exhibitors.
The mechanical and plant engineering sector is constantly working on technical answers to the pressing questions of our time. These include digitally networked production and the mobility of the future, as well as climate protection and global nutrition. For this, companies need a framework that promotes innovation. This includes research funding that is open to a wide range of topics, strengthens German competitiveness and thus helps secure jobs in Germany.
The Start-up Transfer.NRW program gives start-ups from educational and research institutions the opportunity to bring their innovative ideas, which have a high application potential and a convincing business concept, to market maturity.
"Innovations made in NRW" presents best practices from various branches of mechanical and plant engineering and shows how a Circular Economy can be implemented.
The VDMA future study "Future Services 2025" was also presented at the Mechanical Engineering Summit 2022. 3 speakers told their respective service stories.
Startup innovations for the construction equipment industry: in October 2022, there will be innovative startups to discover at bauma that are shaping the future of the industry with fresh innovations.
Discover startups at bauma 2022 that are making the vision of a digitalized, networked and automated construction site a lived reality. Here's an overview of our exhibitors.
Using AI-supported software to create cement and concrete with lower shares of CO2 economically - with this solution, the young company Alcemy has won the Startup Award Mechanical Engineering Summit 2022 for "Sustainability".
The joint industrial research project aims to identify suitable surrogates for Aspergillus species for the microbiological validation of UV-based disinfection processes.
Services in mechanical engineering: The focus is already on people, digitization and sustainability. Will everything be new, will everything be different in the next decade? Four scenarios in the 8th study of the future.
At the Mechanical Engineering Summit 2022, the prestigious Startup Award will for the first time explicitly focus on the topic of "sustainability". 5 startups with transformative potential enter the race on Oct. 12.
Between digital awakening, start-up ideas, war and energy crisis: the Mechanical Engineering Summit will be a barometer of mood and a compass for the largest industrial sector in the country. In the "Industry Insights" podcast, VDMA Vice President Henrik Schunk describes his view of the current situation and what demands and expectations the VDMA has of politicians and member companies.
The Medical Technology Working Group provides information on trends and developments in medical technology, as well as information on research topics and the general framework.
Reducing costs in technical service with Augmented Reality Remote Assistance in glass production – Oculavis, the young start-up will show how this is possible at the VDMA booth at glasstec.
How can lasers create multifunctional surfaces? Startup Fusion Bionic will answer this question with a live demonstration at the VDMA booth.
How does a robot transform into a gecko? The start-up INNOCISE knows how and will demonstrate the transformation live at glasstec at the VDMA stand.
Scientific excellence - this is presented at the Scientific VISION Days. Once again, AIT and partners have prepared an exciting programme.
Services in mechanical engineering: The focus is already on people, digitization and sustainability. Will everything be new, will everything be different in the next decade? Around 120 guests discussed future scenarios and received new impetus on applications, training and new business models at Campus Buschhütten.
As part of the SensoRein research project, the industrial requirements for the installation of cleaning sensors within the industry consortium were queried and collected in table form.
The RoboBag research project aims to increase the cycle rates of pick-and-place systems for film packaging. The focus is on the development of models for the vacuum gripper-packaging pairing.
What role will services play in mechanical engineering in the future? The VDMA scenario study "Future Services 2035" will be presented. Impulses, controversies and recommendations for action from experts.
The EU research programs for industrial companies are an important building block for securing Europe's position in global competition. But the programs often come too late and the entry barriers are too high. The VDMA calls for better cooperation between EU authorities and industry.
The Central Innovation Programme for SMEs (ZIM) is a nationwide funding programme that is open to all technologies and sectors.
The newly launched research project investigates the resource-saving cleaning of pipelines made of food base materials in the food industry.
This joint industrial research project aims to develop a novel cleaning process for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries and for industrial component cleaning.
"It's a privacy-compliant, sovereign response to U.S. or Asian cloud providers called hyperscalers," Markus Weber explains. On July 27, 2022 at 8:30 a.m., he will explain how to get around the data protection dilemma in the live webinar Let's Talk Science.
List of planned experience exchange events ("ERFA") of the VDMA National Association North and the AG Marine Equipment and Systems. Participation in these events is reserved for our members.
The program, endowed with 1.6 million euros by the state of NRW, connects innovative founders with universities, industry, companies and investors and, as a venture platform, builds bridges for a climate-friendly and competitive economy.
Advancing digitization, the development of climate-friendly technologies and the mobility revolution - the mechanical and plant engineering sector is facing enormous challenges. Securing the availability of skilled workers is becoming a mammoth task.
On 28.06. the working group Foresight met with exciting contributions and discussion on AI.
Ralf Wagner is the new FLT board chairman. Dr. Alexander Schmeink succeeds Harald Gustmann.
Program and abstracts of the 44 presentations now available: Innovative solutions from industry - incl. 12 startups - and 5 research institutes from September 13 to 16 in Stuttgart
Market Intelligence - is market data the key to keeping an eye on developments in mechanical engineering and making better strategic decisions? A VDMA-wide survey reveals.
As the conceptual sponsor and cooperation partner of Messe Düsseldorf, the VDMA Glass Technology Forum is responsible for key programme content at the glasstec conference and activities at its own stand in Hall 15B26.
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