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Current News


New Management Team at Fraunhofer IPA in Stuttgart

The Fraunhofer IPA in Stuttgart will have a new head: On January 1st, 2020, IPA's Head of Resource efficient Production, Professor Alexander Sauer, will move to the boards room.


Viability study of CPS technologies

Researchers from Fraunhofer IPA and the International Performance Research Institute (IPRI) have compared costs and benefits of cyber-physical systems in a viability study. For the first time, this will enable businesses to predict the costs over an entire life cycle and to identify the most cost effective solution.


Fraunhofer Gesellschaft joins Cyber Valley

The Fraunhofer Gesellschaft has joined the Cyber Valley research consortium, which includes the Universities of Tübingen and Stuttgart, the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, and several industry players. For Baden-Württemberg, the cooperation reaffirms the region’s position as an AI hotspot.


An operating system for factories

With FabOS, science and industry have together developed an operating system for the manufacturing industry that facilitates the integration of production technology with Information and Communication Technology. FabOS will also simplify the process behind capturing production data and enable the broader application of Artificial Intelligence.

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