A number of important research institution, technology cluster and industry actors are working to help make Germany’s INDUSTRIE 4.0 and SMART SERVICE WORLD vision a reality. We look at just a few of the actors helping make INDUSTRIE 4.0 a reality.
National Academy of Science and Engineering
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acatech - the National Academy of Science and Engineering - represents the interests of the German scientific and technological communities, at home and abroad. It is autonomous, independent and a non-profit organization. As a working academy, acatech supports policy-makers and society, providing qualified technical evaluations and forward looking recommendations. Moreover, acatech is determined to support knowledge transfer between science and industry, and encourage the next generation of engineers.
acatech works to promote sustainable growth through innovation. Its work focuses on four core areas.
Scientific recommendations: acatech advises policy-makers and the public on future technology issues based on best-in-breed research.
Transfer of expertise: acatech provides a platform for exchanging excellence between the sciences and business.
Promotion of young scientists and engineers: acatech is involved in the promotion of young scientists and engineers.
A voice for science and engineering: acatech represents the interests of scientists and engineers at national and international levels.