The NRW Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Protection and Energy is offering the North Rhine-Westphalia Innovation Award for 2023, which will be awarded in various categories.
Future Business – Future Service, Circular Economy and Decoupling USA – China: three topics were the focus of individual sessions at the VDMA-NRW General Meeting on November 15, 2022.
As an equipment supplier to industry, mechanical engineering is an important enabler of industrial transformation. The general meeting of the VDMA NRW in November 2022 was dedicated to this topic.
The Start-up Transfer.NRW program gives start-ups from educational and research institutions the opportunity to bring their innovative ideas, which have a high application potential and a convincing business concept, to market maturity.
The Whistleblower Protection Act (HinSchG) is expected to come into force next year – with far-reaching consequences also for small and medium-sized mechanical and plant engineering companies in NRW.
The specified obligations mainly affect large companies, but the requirements can also be passed on to smaller companies in the supply chain – a legal classification.