Brokerage Event - Focus on Intelligent Factories
03 Jul 2014
Invited are companies and institutes active in the production technology sector. Especially 3D printing and additive manufacturing are adressed.
Your goal: realize individual meetings with new potential partners and present your company to numerous regional players.
The participation of the Brokerage Event is free of charge.
Industry 4.0, meaning the decentralized production control, is a hot topic in the manufacturing industry. With technologies such as 3D printing the trend goes stronly towards batch size 1 production. Sophisticated robotics and image recognition systems ensure successful human-machine interaction. Thus, the effects on assembly work places are also highly discussed.New lightweight construction materials, forwardlooking metal forming technologies and functional surfaces are main fields for innovative developments. The Neckar-Alb region offers excellent framework conditions for the production technology sector, building on a bride number of active companies in this field and high level research centers.The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Reutlingen and the Enterprise Europe Network organize a brokerage event on July 3rd focusing on topics about intelligent factories. Especially 3D printing and additive manufacturing are addressed. The aim of the brokeage event is to promote transnational technological partnerships in the production technology sector. The participants have the opportunity of realizing pre scheduled meetings with potential partners and of presenting their technologies in short elevator-pitch presentations. The event takes place in the framework of the Innovation days, focusing industry 4.0 and programmable logic controller (PLC). Being one of the flagship projects since 2008 in this region the Innovation days comprise ten events in total between July 3rd and 9th. The individual events count a manageable number of visitors of about 20 to 40, in total around 300 visitors are expected. An exhibition of the regional network Innovations experts takes place in the same rooms.The association Manufuture Baden-Württemberg is supporting this Event.Agenda:9:00 - 14:15 Individual meetings14:30 Presentation "3D printing"15:30 Elevator-pitch presentations 16:30 Get-togetherThe main presentations from industry and science will be held by the companies Renishaw and Gebrüder Frei and by the research institute Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA. Amongst the exhibitors: 3D-Labs and Scanotec.The participation of the brokerage event is free of charge.The brokerage event offers partner contacts out of the entire production technology sector:- Production systems- Production planning and control systems- Machining and plant engineering- Innovative materials- Machine tools- Robotics and image processing systemsPlease register with the attached registration form. You will be contacted asap in order to schedule individual meetings with potential partners.Why should companies attend to this event?This format allows visitors to meet potential partners, present their technologies shortly and to get to know numerous regional companies and institutes of the Neckar-Alb region.- Get to know in short the production sector in the Neckar-Alb region- Screen current scientific projects- Meet companies and research institutes with complementary core competences- Use the preliminary targeted search of partners- Present your technologies and know-how- Establish cross-border contacts- Get involved in dialogues with potential Partners