Current Research Projects

ALUROUT: German-Chinese Alumni Network Logistics

Together we ROUTe the logistics of tomorrow.

The research project ALUROUT aims to build and establish a German-Chinese alumni network in the field of logistics.

Become part of the network and benefit from our joint projects and events!

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Next Generation Technologies for Networked Europe

The NEXT-NET project creates a cross-industry and cross-technology initiative at the European level. The aim is to coordinate future research in production and logistics in order to recommend joint research and innovation priorities for future supply chains.

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"Mittelstand-Digital Zentrum Ruhr-OWL": Competence Center for SME


As part of the initiative "Mittelstand-Digital Zentrum Ruhr-OWL", the Competence Center supports SMEs in meeting the challenges of digital transformation in a targeted and application-oriented manner.

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"Athene 4.0": Person-centric digitization to secure the future of the skilled crafts sector

The aim of the project is to design low-threshold solutions for digitization in the skilled trades sector in order to boost penetration of digital solutions.

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SORISMA - Sociotechnical Risk Management in the Introduction of Industry 4.0

The SORISMA research project systematizes the interrelationships between the factors of technology, organization and people in the context of Industrie 4.0. It investigates how holistic socio-technical risk management can succeed in the context of Industrie 4.0.

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