Industrie 4.0

Opportunity Compass for the Data Economy as an orientation guide for data-based business models

The transition to a data and platform economy represents both a great opportunity for growth and innovation and a considerable challenge for many companies. The Opportunity Compass for the Data Economy can show companies possible solutions and provide assistance.

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Society & Environment

New Circular Economy Action Plan can combine ecologic and economic objectives

Striving for a circular economy is rightly at the top of the political agenda. However, a one-dimensional approach should be avoided: A competitive Europe is not solely dependent on formulating environmental objectives. The upcoming transformation will only be truly "sustainable" if its implementation strikes a balance between competitiveness, environmental and climate protection and social responsibility.

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Industrie 4.0

Electronic Type Plate to become the first Application of the Asset Administration Shell

The standardisation of digital production processes is progressing. Now a first application case from the ZVEI Industrie 4.0 Leadership Committee for the asset administration shell, the digital image of an object, is ready for implementation.

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Industrie 4.0

Global initiative 5G-ACIA brings industrial 5G to life at Hanover Fair 2019

The upcoming 5G generation of mobile communications is of great importance for industry. The 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA) has set itself the goal of successfully establishing 5G in industrial production and making it industry-capable from the outset. The initiative brings together representatives of the classic automation and manufacturing industry as well as leading organizations from the ICT industry.

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ZVEI

Area of Competence of the ZVEI

The ZVEI and its member companies are pioneers of technical progress. With a very broad and simultaneously dynamic product portfolio, the Electrical Industry affects everybody's daily life. Here you will find information about the most important topics of the association and its industry.​​​​​​​​​

Education & Research

Engineers yesterday and today

Education & Research

Horizon 2020