A nationwide Symposium for digital factory planning, 140 experts and users at the Westsachsische met Hochschule Zwickau on 8 and 9 September. A nationwide Symposium for digital factory planning, 140 experts and users at the Westsachsische met Hochschule Zwickau on 8 and 9 September. During the event, the network of digital factory was founded, which should in the future to initiate research projects together with companies and implement. Theme of the symposium was the development of new technologies for a digitalization of business processes specifically geared towards SMEs. The technology is always not yet in many companies arrived”, as Prof.
Dr.-ing. Andrea Kobylka, project manager of the Innovation Forum of digital factory and founding member of the network of digital factory. The existing solutions are especially for small and medium-sized enterprises of great benefit, but too expensive and too complex. Therefore, we want new economic concepts in research projects together with the industry and Develop solutions.” For the network of digital factory founded in the framework of the Symposium, which among others include the Westsachsische Hochschule Zwickau, the STZ of Sachsisches technology centre, the ICM interest association Chemnitzer Maschinenbau e. V. and the Wirtschaftsforderung Zwickau. The interest of the companies at the symposium shows the need for efficient solutions. Approximately 140 participants came to learn about new fields of application of the speakers.
We hope that many companies in the region with our network support”to be able so Kobylka. The Federal Ministry of education and research has recognized the need for the introduction of modules of digital factory in small and medium-sized enterprises and promoted the Innovation Forum digital factory within the framework of its innovation initiative for the new countries. Information on the subject see:. Press contact network digital factory Prof. Dr.-ing. Andrea Kobylka Kariya Torsten Kurtzke Chair factory planning West Saxon University of Zwickau Tel.: 0375 536-1795 fax: 0375 536-1713 E-Mail: