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In addition to collaborative research, companies now also have the option of tax-based research funding. We provide an overview of the funding landscape.
New buzzwords, trends and hypes everywhere: What is relevant, what is under- or overrated? Where are undiscovered business areas, where are serious risks lurking?
The Industrial Collective Research IGF strengthens the know-how of the entire competition and thus improves the overall positioning of German companies globally.
Startups are applying new ways of working that mechanical engineers should be aware of. Conversely, mechanical engineering is a huge user industry for startups. The VDMA Startup Machine brings both parties together.
Research creates value and jobs in Germany and Europe. Policymakers must create innovation-friendly framework conditions. Openness to technology is essential.
In the future study "Autonomised Supply Chain 2030", Industry 4.0 was envisaged inside and outside the factory - with drones as an important factor. VDMA IDS is expanding the topic comprehensively.
In addition to battery electric vehicles, the fuel cell will be another mainstay of future mobility. In order to assess the effects and potential for mechanical and plant engineering at an early stage, the second edition of the study "Drive in Change" was published with a focus on fuel cell technology.
Future management is increasingly becoming a core topic in strategy and innovation processes in the capital goods industry. Here you can find out more about the services we offer.
The German mechanical and plant engineering sector is facing the challenge of Industrie 4.0. However, many companies do not fully grasp the objectives and specific benefits of the solutions it offers. The “Guideline Industrie 4.0” is intended to assist them in developing their own Industrie 4.0 implementations and business models.
Future study shows how progress in measuring and testing technology affects competitiveness. Digitalization and new measuring methods from biology and quantum technology are key factors.
Future study shows: digitalization can become the decisive instrument for spreading and accelerating circular economy and lead to new opportunities through new business models.
Measured by innovation expenditure, Germany is one of the most innovative countries in the world. This is the result of the latest study by ZEW Mannheim on the innovation activity of the German economy.
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