A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE NETWORKED ECONOMY
Currently, Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 basically form new services and new interactions of humans and machines in a networked economy, the so-called Hybrid Economy. In the Innovationlab Hybrid Services in Logistics in Dortmund innovative technologies for a Social Networked Industry are developed and tested for that – also together with companies. The interdisciplinary research project focuses on the question how responsible and target-oriented interacting between human and technique can be designed and organised in common networks.
In two cutting-edge centres in Dortmund with highly modern equipment, i.e. a research centre and a user centre, there are experiments, field research and close-to-market developments conducted and implemented in innovations into industry.
The development of technological innovations into hybrid services is guaranteed by means of so-called showcases in five areas: