IIoT World Tour by Plattform Industrie 4.0 and IIC

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The IIoT World Tour brings together the cross-industry knowledge of the Industrial Internet Consortium and the manufacturing expertise of Plattform Industrie 4.0. As part of the IIoT World Tour, the Plattform Industrie 4.0 aims to accelerate the digitization of industrial production and strengthen cross-border cooperation in cooperation with the Industrial Internet Consortium.

1. stage: Turin, Italy

On 19 June 2017 more than 120 interested parties gathered in Turin, discussing the key issues of digitized industry with international experts. The event in Turin constituted the start of the IIoT World Tour, which is organized by Plattform Industrie 4.0 and the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC). On the tour, Plattform Industrie 4.0 and IIC will present their results to local players and promote the cross-country and company-wide exchange to Industrie 4.0.

At each stage of the tour, regional partners are involved. In Turin, this was the Italian initiative Piano Industria 4.0 and Comau S.p.A. The participants of the kick-off event on the IIoT World Tour used the opportunity to exchange ideas with experts on the issues of standardization, testbeds and IT security, as well as discuss different solutions.

2. stage: Singapore

The second event of the IIoT World Tour took place in Singapore on September 15, 2017 and attracted well over 250 interested people to the venue. Together with the local partners A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research) and the German-Singaporean Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Industrial Internet Consortium and Plattform Industrie 4.0 hosted a high-level event.

The event was opened by Guest of Honor Low Yen Ling (Senior Singapore Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Education) and State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Economics Uwe Beckmeyer. After the top-class podium discussions in the morning, the topics of security, testbeds and standardization were the focus of the discussions in the afternoons. Experiences from the individual countries were shared and ideas for digitization of the industry exchanged.

3. stage: San Francisco, USA

The third event will take place on December 8th, 2017 in San Francisco, USA.