VDMA was more active than ever in the area of EU trade policy in 2020. What were the most important trade policy topics in Brussels in 2020? What issues are on the agenda in 2021?
Blockchain technology has the potential to change business models sustainably!
All four award winners present innovative applications of AI in mechanical engineering; new participation record: 38 nominations from 22 university locations
Industry needs innovation-friendly conditions for the use of artificial intelligence. There must not be an overregulation of AI in production.
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On the occasion of the GAIA-X Summit today and tomorrow, international companies, NGOs as well as representatives from politics and associations will come together in hybrid format to publicly present the new organizational structure of the GAIA-X Foundation. As Europe's leading mechanical engineering network, the VDMA has been a member from the very beginning.
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Industry leader Added value through software 2021 enters the next round!
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Joint study by VDMA and McKinsey: Almost 80 percent of companies see the need to cooperate on digital business models
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The consulting offer of the professional association software and digitization shows ways to industry 4.0 and successful digital strategies.
Product portfolio of the members of the VDMA Software and Digitization available.
German and French companies announce progress towards the European data ecosystem GAIA-X together with the Ministers of Economics Peter Altmaier and Bruno Le Maire.
VDMA Software and Digitization and the VDMA "Maschinenhaus" initiative jointly award the young talent prize "Digitization in Mechanical Engineering".
Biggest challenge: lack of digitization strategy and postponement of digitization projects; mechanical engineering well positioned in production-related digitization; portfolio adjustments: Establishment of new business models
Also present during Corona
Under the title "Making AI European", the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has held a debate on artificial intelligence (AI). From the point of view of the VDMA, it is good that rules for AI are being discussed at EU level.
Sebastian Betzin,
Prof. Claus Oetter
Sebastian Betzin,
Prof. Claus Oetter

Next events

Web-Seminar on 24.03.2021 09:30 - 12:00 o'clock
Web Seminar on February 2, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Virtual Seminar of the Mechanical Engineering Institute, 23 - 25.02.2021
The Corona pandemic has shown that resilience can be a decisive competitive advantage. The development of new disruptive business models therefore plays an important role.
This web seminar deals with the contents of the new IT Security Act 2.0 and the contents of the NIS Directive 2.0, among others.
Web Seminar on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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