Supply Chain Management 2040

In a nutshell: More autonomous, greener, more complex, faster and more flexible.

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Manufacturing successfully resumes after shut-down

The automotive suppliers Kromberg & Schubert planned to resume production activities with the help of Fraunhofer IPA.

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“Access checker”

An innovative measurement method is helping to detect people infected with coronavirus from a safe distance.

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Robots help to fight coronavirus

Above all, service robotics can provide support. Read the interview.

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We see opportunities. We give impulses. We manufacture the future.

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Digital Transformation

Industry and manufacturing in the process of change. We offer a wide range of services.

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Fraunhofer IPA presents disinfection robot “DeKonBot”

In order to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the research institute in Stuttgart has developed the prototype of a mobile cleaning and disinfection robot in a short time. It navigates autonomously to potentially contaminated objects, such as door handles, and disinfects them thoroughly. The robot is gentle on resources and time-saving.




Thanks to AI, robots are learning how to perform assembly tasks

When it comes to assembly tasks, up till now flexible robot programming has been a time-consuming and costly job. The "Rob-aKademI" research project aims to change this. The technologies used in the project, above all advanced simulation and machine learning, are intended to make programming easier and more autonomous.




How Supply Chain Management will change by 2040

More autonomous, greener, more complex, faster and more flexible: Researchers from the Fraunhofer IPA have investigated how Supply Chain Management will change by the year 2040 as part of a study conducted jointly with corporate consultancy Ginkgo Management Consulting.



TRUMPF and Fraunhofer IPA ramping up artificial intelligence for industrial use

TRUMPF and Fraunhofer IPA confirm research partnership to run until 2025 // Goal is to develop artificial intelligence solutions for connected sheet-metal manufacturing.

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