More acceptance for new technologies with »Workplace Innovation«
By Steven Dondt et. al. | TNO – The Dutch logistics sector is regarded as being extremely productive and innovative, yet it faces major challenges. For some years now, massive investments have been made in technology programs. As an approach to the successful introduction of new technologies, the so-called »Workplace Innovation« is recommended. »Read More
Transfer projects bring people and technology together
By Silke Bruns | Freelance editor – People and technology work as a team in the social networked industry. In three transfer projects at the Innovationlab, companies have now been able to sound out what this looks like in practice. These have shown that employees’ acceptance of digital assistants is high – and the efficiency gain for the company is also high. »Read More
Change in value creation: In search of business model 4.0
By Ellen Sünkeler | Fraunhofer IML – Companies can only tap the full potential of digitization if they provide innovative digital products and services with new, valuable business models. »Read More
The more flexible the processes, the more flexible the organisation
By Andreas Nettsträter | Fraunhofer IML – Digital solutions for the purpose of work organization help to design this new form of cooperation between humans and technology in the social networked industry to be as uncomplicated and natural as possible for the staff. The focus is on developing an »intelligent shelf« that communicates with people and recognizes their stress level. »Read More
Smart Device with plenty of horsepowerDigital technologies can open up considerable potential for optimising urban logistics. Current research for the Innovation Laboratory’s Transport use case ...
Sustainably good: The pick-up station of the futureThe Innovation Laboratory’s talent workshop gives students the opportunity to implement some very diverse projects. The result of the first …
Technology Experience Series on Man-Machine Interaction in BrusselsThere is a lot of buzz about disruptive aspects of advanced automation and robotics in labour, especially industrial work. However, …
International exchange: »Data Sovereignty« is also important for »Social Networks«»Data exchange and interoperability are a central requirement for Industry 4.0. At the same time, the question of data control …
In the research centre at the Innovationlab, new methods and technologies are tested in experiments e. g. in the field of localisation and wireless communication.
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In the application centre new methods and technologies can be demonstrated realistically in a model environment.
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