Current topics

Protagonists of the Plattform Industrie 4.0 at the IT Summit 2016 in Saarbrücken

National IT Summit in Saarbrücken: Plattform Industrie 4.0 was presenting its work

The focus was on qualification, IT security, standards and SMEs. The Plattform Industrie 4.0 has been present again and presented its latest results.

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New Online Library concentrates knowledge on the topic of Industrie 4.0

The new online library of the Plattform Industrie 4.0 is a constantly growing collection of knowledge of all topics of Industrie 4.0 and contains e.g. the publications of the platform's working groups.

Visit of the Japanese delegation to Plattform Industrie 4.0’s stand within the context of the 10th German-Japanese Economic Forum during the trade fair.

Plattform Industrie 4.0 and the Japanese Robot Revolution Initiative agree on action plan

Representatives of the Plattform Industrie 4.0 and the Japanese Robot Revolution Initiative have adopted an action plan for future cooperation.

Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs Emmanuel Marcron (central) and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Sigmar Gabriel (right).

German-French Shared Action Plan

Plattform Industrie 4.0 in Germany and Alliance Industrie du Futur in France have agreed to join forces with an action plan.

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Plattform Industrie 4.0 and Industrial Internet Consortium agree on cooperation

Representatives of Plattform Industrie 4.0 and the Industrial Internet Consortium met in Zurich, Switzerland to explore the potential alignment of their two architecture efforts.

THE PLATFORM

Activities and participation

The implementation of the "Vision Industrie 4.0 " is still in its infancy. Suppliers and users in Germany now have the chance to participate actively in directing the development.

OUTLOOK

Plattform Industrie 4.0 is the largest Industrie 4.0 network

With over 250 participants from more than 100 organisations, Plattform Industrie 4.0 is the largest and most diverse Industrie 4.0 network worldwide. Even at this early stage, Plattform Industrie 4.0 in its current form is a model for many other countries.

COOPERATION

Plattform Industrie 4.0 and Industrial Internet Consortium

Representatives of the Plattform Industrie 4.0 and the Industrial Internet Consortium have agreed on a cooperation. It includes, inter alia, future interoperability of the systems and the use of common testbeds.

COOPERATION

Shared action plan

Germany and France are important partners in the field of digitization. Both countries have launched initiatives to further promote the competitiveness of manufacturing industries: the German "Plattform Industrie 4.0" and the French "Alliance Industrie du Futur" have now agreed to join forces in a shared action plan.

The background to Plattform Industrie 4.0

What is Industrie 4.0?

Opportunities and challenges

Opportunities presented by Industrie 4.0

Promoting the digitisation of industry through dialogue

Areas of action

Online Library

The online library of the Plattform Industrie 4.0 is a constantly growing collection of knowledge of all topics of Industrie 4.0. It contains all the work of the working groups of the platform, but also strategy papers of the Federal Government and studies of our partners.

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