• © Fraunhofer IPK / Jens Fischler

    With an online survey, Fraunhofer IPK would like to capture current challenges in systematic problem solving in manufacturing companies. The focus is on problems of unknown cause that cannot be solved immediately and for which various procedures have been established in practice.

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  • An online survey by Fraunhofer IPK in cooperation with EPIC (Centre of Excellence in Production Informatics and Control) aims to determine the impact of COVID-19 on industrial production. Its focus: »How can digitization help to mitigate these effects?«

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  • Scraps to synthetics / 2020

    Ecofriendly plastic alternative

    News / October 07, 2020

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    A new type of plastic made of reclaimed waste readily degrades in less than a year. It can be produced on an industrial scale in a new process developed by the Fraunhofer IPK and its partners.

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  • AI for production and logistics processes / 2020

    Using an app to identify components

    News / May 05, 2020

    An app enables individual components with no barcode to be unambiguously identified within seconds. The potential of neural networks will benefit particularly logistics companies, which can use them to speed up their incoming goods processes.

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  • Good neighbors – good partners

    News / February 05, 2020

    Czech Deputy Prime Minister Karel Havlíček and his delegation discussed possible German-Czech cooperation in the field of automation during their visit at Fraunhofer IPK in Berlin.

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