EVO Informationssysteme GmbH, headquartered in Durlangen, Germany, offers customized and ready-to-use industrial software solutions for companies. As a German software manufacturer, the company offers proven premium software quality for the optimization and simplification of business processes. The PPS/ERP software EVOcompetition is one of the fastest and most comprehensive programs for KMU and the middle class, which can be used also in different language versions.
Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB, Institutsteil Angewandte Systemtechnik (AST)
Am Vogelherd 90
Phone: +49 3677 461-144
Fraunhofer IOSB is one of the largest institutes within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft's ICT network. With its four locations in Germany and its branch office in Beijing, it is solidly positioned in four important economic regions and close to its customers. Diverse networks and connections to partners and other research institutions guarantee reliable cooperation and high-level services. The high-quality equipment with state-of-the-art equipment and laboratory facilities ensures a solid capital base. In the Embedded Systems business unit of the Applied Systems Engineering (AST) division, Fraunhofer IOSB bundles activities in the field of hardware and software design in areas of application such as autonomous driving, assistance systems and sensor technology.
Hochschule Karlsruhe - Technik und Wirtschaft, Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Professur für Elektrotechnik und Automatisierung
Phone: +49 721 925-0
Fax: +49 721 925-2000
The Faculty of Economics at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences focuses on research and development tasks as well as technology transfer of robot-based solutions in logistics, human-robot collaboration, industry 4.0 and material flow and robot simulation.
Innok Robotics is a company based in Regenstauf. The company focuses on the production of mobile and autonomous robots. The application areas of the robots are opened up according to need, with the help of trend-setting research into current and reliable technology. Innok Robotics offers robot solutions that can be used economically and flexibly by companies of all sizes. Using the configurator, robots can be manufactured very quickly and cost-effectively to meet various requirements. Both hardware and software have been designed modularly and can therefore be used to implement customized robot solutions in the shortest possible time.
The Institute for Spatial Information and Measurement Technology (i3mainz) at Mainz University of Applied Sciences deals with research and development tasks as well as technology transfer, particularly in the spatial fields of 3D measurement technology, image analysis, spatial data infrastructures, optical technologies, positioning and navigation, semantic modelling, spatial humanities and visualisation.
The company maler Siedler offers painting and varnishing work, floor covering work, floor coatings, concrete renovation, industrial varnishing and powder coating. The company was founded in 1948 and is well positioned with 30 employees. With regard to digitalisation, maler Sieder is already exhibiting in a sustainable way and would like to enter the robotics and automation sector in the future. The drivers here are mainly the next family generation of the company owner, who is very open-minded about developments and brings in his experience. In addition to robots, the digitization of empirical values via model building and the development in the direction of Handwerk 4.0 are of particular interest.
Schlegel Simulation GmbH has its headquarters in Freising. The company offers state-of-the-art expertise in the modelling and simulation of mechatronic systems. Its core competencies are object-oriented physical modeling with Modelica, signal-oriented modeling, real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulations, model-based systems engineering and software development. With its know-how in these areas, the company offers services for model development, simulation projects, customized simulation software, real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulators, consulting, outsourcing and training.
Strategic Systems International (SSI) provides the highest level of software development services to software companies, enterprises, information providers, service providers and consulting firms around the world. Both SSI's management and technical teams are comprised of highly qualified professionals with international education and experience in areas such as financial services, manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, information and data providers, and other service industries. From web portals to large enterprise applications, SSI works with innovative and flexible service and contract models as well as mature processes. With SSI's support, companies benefit from faster time-to-market, better software quality, adaptable workflows, reduced development costs and lower staffing levels.
The research group Service Robotics at the FH Ulm under the direction of Prof. Dr. Christian Schlegel deals with methods, algorithms and software tools for the implementation of service robots and autonomous systems for daily use. The focus is on applied research and development. The approaches are evaluated with real robots in everyday life.
Technische Universität Ilmenau, Fakultät für Maschinenbau, Fachgebiet Biomechatronik
Phone: +49 7961 9256-0
Fax: +49 7961 9256-0
Germany's only chair for biomechatronics at Ilmenau University of Technology combines mechatronics with biology and medicine. The main fields of activity are bionics and ensuring biocompatibility (biomedical engineering, ergonomics, usability), with the main focus on research: Assistance systems (human-technology interaction), audiometry, bionics of microsystems, BioMO-EMS (bio-micro-opto-electromechanical systems), bionically inspired robotics, bionics and mechatronics for biomedical engineering / biomedical technology; biosystems and sensor technology.
VRI is an innovative and flexible company that can competently map all steps of the value chain in the field of battery technology. VRI offers its customers significant added value, especially in the development of tailor-made, individual battery solutions. The product portfolio includes lithium ion batteries, iron phosphate batteries, lithium polymer batteries, various lithium metal batteries, nickel cadmium batteries, nickel metal hydride batteries and a universally applicable battery management system. VRI's solutions are used in all industries and application areas (including automotive, medical technology, e-bikes, power tools, garden tools, telematics, measurement technology, safety technology, alternative energies).
The WESOUND GmbH with headquarters in Hamburg and office in Berlin is a sound agency. From individual applications to complex sound worlds, WESOUND develops and produces individual sound elements for brands. In addition, WESOUND explores the field of acoustic communication and auditory perception - from historical references to the sound space of the future. WESOUND is involved in numerous research projects.
Wiferion (formerly Blue Inductive) is the leading solution provider for the mobile, wireless power supply of electric industrial vehicles. The start-up company was founded in 2016 by four former employees of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems and is one of the technology drivers in the field of wireless charging. Wiferion has set itself the goal of advancing the electrification of the global economy and laying the foundations for a resource-saving and sustainable energy supply.
From inductive charging technology to lithium-ion batteries and energy management solutions, Wiferion offers its customers the entire spectrum for an efficient energy supply for industrial trucks and driverless transport systems. This also includes retrofit projects for existing fleets. The flexible and scalable integration of Wiferion products means that users can sustainably increase their utilization and fleet efficiency.
The company WSA:Automation is located in Erlenbach and is specialized in the field of control technology in special machine construction. The aim of the company is to combine industrial automation with digitization. The WSA:Automation offers from the project planning, over the hardware and software production also the assembly and start-up of the industrial machines. The core competences are automation technology, PLC, robotics, industry 4.0 and digital transformation. Particularly plants for pharmaceutical products, chemistry, plastics, adhesive systems as well as luxury food and food belong to the strengths of WSA:Automation.