In the technology network “it's OWL – Intelligent Technical Systems OstWestfalenLippe,” around 200 companies and research institutions are jointly developing solutions for intelligent products and production processes across 47 projects. it's OWL is one of the largest Industrie 4.0 initiatives and was recognized in the Leading-Edge Cluster Competition of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The Fraunhofer IEM is involved in many of the projects as a research partner, for example in the Systems Engineering and Work 4.0 projects. In addition, the Fraunhofer IEM advises the cluster management on the content-related and strategic direction of the cluster.
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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Roman Dumitrescu
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Fraunhofer Institute for Mechatronic Systems Design IEM
Phone +49 5251 5465-269