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From bionics to biointelligence – Advances in biology and its fusion with technology and IT are opening up a whole new dimension for machine makers to solve the current challenges of our time. The Scenario Study shows how this can be achieved.
The Research Subsidy Act came into force on January 1, 2020. Find out here who benefits from the new tax subsidy, what you need to consider and how the VDMA supports you with this form of funding.
Discover startup contacts and trends for mechanical engineering worldwide?! The digital startup search platform helps to get started with startup scouting and to find suitable partners.
What prospects does the topic of battery recycling offer for mechanical and plant engineering? A study by Fraunhofer ISI, commissioned by the IMPULS Foundation of the VDMA, sees good market potential for Europe.
The mechanical and plant engineering sector in Germany spent almost 8.7 billion euros on research and development in 2022. This was an increase of almost 6% on the previous year and also a record figure.
From September 18-23, 2023, 60 innovative startups from 12 countries presented themselves at EMO Hannover 2023, shaping the future of production technology with fresh ideas.
From November 14 to 17, 2023, visitors discovered innovative startups at productronica in Munich. They presented their future solutions for the development and production of electronics.
In this compilation of GTAI articles from 2023 on the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, life science and pharmaceutical sectors, you will find the markets and articles in chronological order.
For the Berlin startup AdaptX Systems, participation in the EMO Hannover Startup Area 2023 was worthwhile. Tim Bornemann, Co-Founder, shares his experiences with us and why an early trade fair presence is worthwhile for startups.
EMO Hannover attracted numerous company representatives from the production technology sector. From September 18 to 23, 2023, they were matched with forward-looking companies.
On 8 November 2023, VDMA Startup-Machine and Production presented the Startup Award to the startup that opens up new paths for the future of production through the biologization of industry.
The startup company Ucaneo was presented with the coveted Startup Award at the Mechanical Engineering Summit for its world-first biomimetic technology for direct CO2 capture from ambient air.
Biologization - inspiring and driving the industry. On November 29, 2023, the Bionic Laser Forum will take place in Dresden, Germany, putting the spotlight on bionics and bio-inspired manufacturing of innovative product surfaces.
Less does not necessarily mean worse. Frugal innovations aim to achieve the best possible price-performance ratio without compromising on quality. A new Fraunhofer study commissioned by the IMPULS Foundation sheds light on what is needed to achieve this.
Visitors experienced innovative startups in the EMO Hannover Startup Area 2023 and took a look into the future of machines and manufacturing processes that challenged existing physical limitations.
Visitors were able to discover innovative startups in the EMO Hannover Startup Area 2023 and gained insight into the possibilities promised by more sustainable production methods.
Visitors discovered innovative startups in the EMO Hannover Startup Area 2023 and took a look into the future of AR/VR and its innovative applications.
Visitors discovered innovative startups in the EMO Hannover Startup Area 2023 and took a look at the future of automation solutions that led them into the world of Industrie 4.0.
Visitors discovered innovative solutions and inspiring startup personalities in the EMO Hannover Startup Area 2023 and took a look into the future of AI-based e-commerce, which is revolutionizing automation in business.
Stephan Remmert from Löhne becomes the new spokesman of the board of the mechanical engineering network owl maschinenbau e.V.
Since 2012, spending on R&D by the manufacturing sector in Germany has increased by more than a third. The machinery and equipment manufacturing industry has seen above-average develeopment.
With over 200 high-ranking representatives from industry, science and politics, the Photonics Partnership Annual Meeting 2023 took place in Brussels on April 26 – 27, 2023. The annual meeting of Photonics21 is one of the most important events for the
In our theme publication you will find facts and figures on research and development, innovations and patents in machinery and equipment manufacturing.
At EMO Hannover 2023, the startup Bitmotec is an exhibitor in the Startup Area! Directly from the technological hotspot Hannover, the young company knows exactly what advantages this important trade fair location offers for innovative startups.
Overview for companies around the topics of digitalization, sustainability and start-ups.
A good signal for Germany as a center of innovation: R&D remains a central theme in the mechanical engineering sector, as demonstrated by companies' increasing spending. Skilled workers remain in demand.
During the non-public general meeting of the Fluid Technology Research Fund on June 15, 2023, research bodies presented proposals for precompetitive joint research projects.
In fall 2023, new VDMA services will be launched together with delphai to facilitate entry into business development and provide sustainable support in handling information and data for market analyses and better decision-making.
Tracking startup trends and contacts for mechanical engineering worldwide - this is the mission we pursue with our startup scouting services. We make it possible with the Startup Radar initiative, which we are driving forward with our partner delphai. Find out here how we support you in keeping an eye on the international startup scene and identifying suitable partners.
Cooperation between mechanical engineering companies and start-ups is still in its infancy. But it offers enormous market and future opportunities. The summer forum provided insights and promoted exchange.
The start-up Synctive from Bielefeld is making its debut in the Startup Area at EMO Hannover this year. In a short interview, Albert Gorlick, CEO and Co-Founder, highlights how important EMO Hannover is for emerging startups and underlines the benefits of participating.
"Collective intelligence" and interdisciplinary collaboration for a heterogeneous industry: Around 50 colleagues support the Competence Center Future Business with their specialist expertise.
Future Services 2035 is the topic and title of the latest future picture of the VDMA Competence Center Future Business. In workshops with companies and the Fraunhofer ISI, four futures were developed and recommendations for action were derived.
Two days of future power in Friedrichshafen: at the invitation of Rolls-Royce Power Systems more than 50 participants met on June 06-07,2023 to exchange ideas on increasing complexity in future management.
The Start-up Transfer.NRW funding competition supports people from science and research who are interested in setting up a company.
The effort required to submit an application? Doable! Do you have questions? Then take advantage of our monthly online introduction and Q&A session on tax research funding.
In 2021, innovation spending by the German machinery and equipment industry amounted to €16.8 billion - 0.8 percent less than in the previous year. This is the result of the current ZEW Innovation Survey, for which a total of 16,000 companies in Germany were surveyed over the course of last year.
The startup remberg from Munich made a conscious decision to participate in the EMO Startup Area. In an interview, CEO David Hahn explains why startups are indispensable in production technology and how participation in the Startup Area is worthwhile for aspiring companies.
Startup innovations for the construction equipment industry: there were 46 innovative startups to discover at bauma 2022, shaping the future of the industry with fresh innovations.
The event offered participants the opportunity to learn about and exchange information on current developments in tax law.
From May 15-19, 2023, the Woodworking Machinery Association and Startup Machine organized the LIGNA.FutureSquare at LIGNA 2023, creating a place full of inspiration and innovation.
Manufacturing-X is all over the place! Be it in politics, the media or at the Hanover Trade Fair and now something tangible is available with the funding concept.
How can the lead generation process be digitally based and efficient? This question was the topic of the last event of the Fittings Digitalization Network on 05.05.2023.
ZESS is an inter- and transdisciplinary research facility of the Ruhr-University Bochum that transforms smart product-service systems into suitable methods, technologies and systems for industrial applications.
Companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector increased their spending on research and development again in 2021. However, the pre-Corona level has not yet been reached - an expansion of the tax research allowance is needed.
In 2022, the solar photovoltaic market saw growth to a record 295 GW of shipment capacity. There is a further reduction in average module prices. PERC technology remains dominant, and tandem silicon cells expected to enter the market after 2026.
Key issues paper published for a complementary funding guideline in the area of cloud and edge infrastructure and services under the IPCEI-CIS.
From 15 to 19 May 2023, visitors were able to discover groundbreaking innovations from start-ups in the Startup Area at Ligna.FutureSquare. Emerging companies brought fresh ideas and innovations that had the potential to shape the future of the industry.
When it comes to future topics, we at Future Business and the Startup-Machine are exactly the right people to talk to.
At ITMA 2023, there will be an arbitration panel to arbitrate IPR infringements. Prior to the show, a consultation service will be available to member companies of associations belonging to CEMATEX to help them prepare.
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