Environmental services 4.0 - a megatrend for machine and plant construction
04.06.2019 Hardly any other lead environmental market profits as much from digitisation as the environmental service branch - it can become the decisive instrument for the dissemination and acceleration of the environmental service branch and for new opportunities through new business models.
Meet your perfect match: Startup-Matchmaking at the Hanover Fair
19.03.2019 Discover the most exciting young companies at the Hannover Messe - we make it possible: with Startup Matchmaking @ young tech enterprises. Here you will find startups that are really relevant for you and fit your needs. Register now!
Mechanical engineers and start-ups grow together
11.03.2019 Companies in mechanical engineering and plant construction regard start-ups as strategically important partners for the future of their industry. A survey of VDMA members shows that almost three-quarters of companies plan to cooperate with start-ups in the next three years. Small and medium-sized companies are also on the move in the start-up world.
Autonomized supply chains: The future of modern value networks is digital
Fundamental change in factory organization is imminent - Solutions for an increasingly networked world characterized by complexity and individualization - Fourth VDMA Future Business Summit presents scenarios and potential for the machinery industry
Power-to-X: Promising Contribution to Climate Protection
21.11.2017 Electric power as the foundation for other forms of energy provides solutions for a wide range of applications - Mechanical engineering is a key industry for climate protection - Third VDMA Future Business Summit presents scenarios and potential opportunities for the mechanical and plant engineering industry
The VDMA Startup Machine goes live
29.08.2017 In the year of its 125th anniversary, the VDMA is launching its Startup Machine: a new grouping that intends to bring together start-up companies and mechanical engineering companies.
Future Materials - Source of innovations in products and production
05.05.2017 For entrepreneurs it is important to find out the potentials of future materials for their own and for their customers’ business. The ability to take a broader view is crucial and close collaboration with research institutes is decisive.
Artificial intelligence gives industry 4.0 a further boost
26.04.2017 Machine learning enables efficient control of big data and ensures that software and information technology are becoming increasingly important drivers of innovation in the machinery and equipment sector. The VDMA is therefore setting up a new "Machine Learning" working group to implement recommendations.
Machine Learning will shape the future
25.11.2016 Machine Learning, a special sector of artificial intelligence, will shape the digital transformation of the economy and thus be extremely important for the machinery industry as well
VDMA Future Business: Machine learning as new impetus
22.04.2016 Result of the kick-off event of the Competence Center Future Business with more than 70 industry representatives: “Machine learning” i. e. self -learning systems is one of trends that will shape the future. VDMA and its members are about t to tackle this trend at an early stage now.
VDMA: Focus on Future Business
15.10.2015 Where is the German machinery industry headed? What are the revolutionary changes that the companies have to face and what new strategies have to be found to cope with them? The German Engineering Federation (VDMA) wants to find more adequate answers to those questions and give new momentum for their members.