Lightweight construction is one of the central pillars for making a significant contribution to achieving necessary climate and sustainability goals – while maintaining competitiveness.
In their search for innovations, companies in NRW are not left to their own devices – they can benefit from the range of services offered by the subsidized innovation2business project.
The Start-up Transfer.NRW program gives start-ups from educational and research institutions the opportunity to bring their innovative ideas with high application potential and a convincing business concept to market maturity.
The development of innovations is often opposed by the goal of efficiency. The concept of ambidextry, which originated in medicine, can be used to resolve this conflict.
Innovation methods can help generate new products, processes, or even business models. Adobe Kickbox helps drive disruptive innovation.
Remote commissioning was often born out of necessity in the pandemic, but can be another pillar of the business model in the long term.
The virtual exchange of experience “Platform economy in practice in mechanical engineering” took place on November 30, 2021 and was organized by Produktion NRW in cooperation with the VDMA Department of Information Technology and the Software and Digitalization Association.
The start of a successful digital transformation is favored by a high level of lean maturity.
The event provided an overview of innovations and methods in production systems in the context of Industry 4.0 and highlighted areas of application during a virtual tour.