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February 2018

Industrie 4.0 Meets Innovation 4.0 at DTIM 2018

‘Industrie 4.0’ was born in Germany, so let’s explore this term’s definition from right here in Berlin. Also called Industry 4.0, it signifies both a vision and reality which is transforming industry and manufacturing from end-to-end. It involves big data analytics, the cloud, digital twin.

February 2018

Hinterland of Things Fuels Germany's Innovation

On February 8, 2018, Germany’s brightest innovators met in Bielefeld to chart a digital future together with leadership from some of the hidden champions of the nation’s economy. This first-time conference called “Hinterland of Things” connected industry, SMEs, and startups in the.

February 2018

The Rise of Company Building in the IoT Research & Development Race

McKinsey report estimating the potential of IoT to generate $11 Trillion in value by 2025 has led to many senior business leaders across the globe investing in IoT research and development or planning to implement IoT solutions in the coming years. Many of these investments, however, failed to.

February 2018
December 2017

In Pictures: CTO, Jasmin Skenderi Speaks at Startups @ Digitale Vernetzung by Fraunhofer

On Thursday November 30th, Fraunhofer hosted a networking event at the Einstein Center Digital Future on Wilhelmstraße. The purpose of the event was to showcase Fraunhofer's technological research in the field of IoT, 5G, Industry 4.0 and Hardware for Cyber-Physical Systems and to explore how they.

December 2017

Exploring the Intersection of IoT & Blockchain at Our Happy Hour Event With NBT & Consensys

Last Friday, we hosted a very special event to bring IoT & Blockchain closer together. Our 'Happy Hour' was hosted at Factory Berlin's Rheinsberger Strasse HQ and featured leading speakers from NBT and blockchain venture production studio, Consensys.

December 2017

Event: IoT & Blockchain in InsurTech at Factory Berlin

As our "IoT & Blockchain in..." event series grows we hosted our most recent at Factory Berlin. InsurTech is booming at this moment in time which is why this time on we held the event on the topic of IoT & blockchain applications for the insurance industry. Speakers included Nicolas Konnerth,.

November 2017

CEO, Harald Zapp Speaks at Club of Three

Club of Three is an initiative between several European states that brings together senior members of business, politics, academia and the media. The aim of the initiative is to provide an informal platform to discuss solutions to the greatest challenges faced by Europe.

November 2017

In Pictures: Our CEO Speaks at the East German Economic Forum in Bad Saarow

For the second year running, the East German Economic Forum was held last week, featuring leading political figures and researchers focussing on the economic development of East Germany. The goal of the forum was to explore new topics in the development of the East German economy and to discuss how.

November 2017

Discover the Future of IoT & Blockchain in InsurTech at Our November Event

As part of a series of events exploring the intersection of IoT & Blockchain, we will be hosting a special discussion at Factory Berlin to explore how these technologies are disrupting InsurTech. Potential use cases and business models for the insurance industry will be discussed by leading experts.