Today, digital methods, processes and IT tools are indispensable in the product life cycle, from design to recycling. They help to plan and control product development times, as well as product quality and costs. The design of tomorrow’s factories requires robust virtual planning and simulation in factory planning: Intelligent planning methods, secure virtual operation and novel haptic interactions in factory prototyping.
Networking and integration within production facilities (REVIEW) Review (Solution oriented)
Need assessment, benchmarking and implementation of PDM/PLM
Development and implementation of CAD-CAE and Model-based Systems Engineering Solutions
Improvement of product development and manufacturing processes through VR/AR
Simulation and validation of products and production systems - digital manufacturing, digital factory and digital twins
Development of ICT structures for cloud and service-based automation (“Automation as a Service”)
Development of technologies for production tracking