Artificial intelligence (AI) is a technology for the implementation of the future vision “Industry 4.0”. It is not an abstract idea, but instruments that can be used in everyday production. The first issue of ProduktionNRW’s innovation magazine “Innovations made in NRW – Artificial Intelligence. A colourful bouquet of implementation examples on this topic is presented on 32 pages. North Rhine-Westphalian companies show how they are bringing the potential of this new technology into concepts and making it available for their own use.
ProduktionNRW’s innovation magazine is published biannually this year and highlights important future topics for the industry. Authors from well-known companies show their entrepreneurial approach and provide impulses for the implementation of future strategies. In this way NRW shows its great potential for translating trends into entrepreneurial innovations.
“With our innovation magazine, we make important relevant trends tangible and show that NRW as a location is turning visions into reality,” explains Hans-Jürgen Alt, manager of the ProductionNRW competence network run by VDMA NRW. “The companies in the mechanical engineering and production technology sector play a decisive role as enablers and problem solvers. Despite the current difficult situation, every company should carefully consider which innovation activities it should pursue with a view to its own future. Studies show that companies that invest in innovation during times of economic downturn are quicker to emerge from crises”.
The magazine is available as English and German pdf and hard copy.