The platform

Photo collage: Employees of the Geschäftsstelle of the Plattform Industrie 4.0 in meeting situations

Shaping change together

As the economy becomes increasingly digitised and networked, the number of links in development, production and sales, both nationally and globally, is increasing. Plattform Industrie 4.0 involves all of the relevant stakeholders and enables them to communicate.


Background to the Plattform Industrie 4.0

The guiding principle of the Plattform Industrie 4.0 is a coordinated design of the upcoming digital structural change in the industry.


Working groups

The platform’s technical work is carried out in thematic working groups. The working groups develop and document precompetitive concepts on selected topics and specific recommendations for action.


Help shape Industrie 4.0: Activities and participation

The Plattform Industrie4.0 is basically an open network. All interested parties can participate in the platform.


Consistent focus on needs of small and medium-sized businesses

In order to find feasible solutions for the many technical, cultural, competitive and socio-political aspects of Industrie 4.0, the platform has been working strongly result-oriented from the outset.


Plattform Industrie 4.0 administrative office

The administrative office organises and coordinates the activities of Plattform Industrie 4.0. It provides information about the progress made and is the central contact point for business, politics and the media.