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Shaping the Future

The 4th Industrial Revolution is triggered by technology, but what it actually will change is our business-models, our organizations and our way of working and living.

Smart Industry Forum has the mission to inspire, inform and assist decision makers in the manufacturing industry along the challenging Smart Industry migration-journey. For more background information, please visit Why We Do It, What We Do and How We Do It.

Heinz Gassner - Founding Director, Smart Industry Forum

“I warmly invite you to join the Smart Industry Forum network. Let‘s bundle our forces and capabilities for transforming challenges into business-opportunities.”

Heinz Gassner
Founding Director, Smart Industry Forum

The Network

Smart Industry Forum is an informal, non-profit network supported by complementary partners from the industrial, scientific and political community. For individuals, the membership is completely free of charge and can be cancelled any time*. For more information about the participating companies and organizations, click here.

Activities

Smart Industry Forum believes in the power of networking and is focusing on the following activities:

  • Hosting a premium annual summit as the source of inspiration.
  • Operating an exciting news service about relevant hot-topics.
  • Screening books, reports and videos throughout the world.
  • Collecting and publishing helpful white papers with how-to recommendations.
  • Providing a powerful “Innovation Radar” for high-beam leadership.
  • Speaking and participating on relevant events.

Coordination and Funding

Smart Industry Forum is managed by a small operational core team. Click here for more information.

The initiative is hosted by B&R Industrial Automation together with it’s co-hosting partners. Funding is based on annual contributions from the active partner-network as well as from the participation fees for the annual summits.

*) We reserve the right to deny or remove members, who are actively working against the networks goals, principles and interests.

Latest News

Digital Transformation - a roadmap for your organization

May 10, 2017

Digital Transformation - a roadmap for your organization

Digital Transformation is top priority. Your organization needs to strengthen the vision, set the strategic direction and to create the needed competencies. But where to start? The task ahead does

Are You Digitally Mature?

March 23, 2017

Are You Digitally Mature?

Just imagine: You are suddenly thrown into a strange digital world, but you have no real idea about how to deal with all this. Sounds scary? Well, honestly speaking, this is pretty much the current

Industry 4.0: On the road to success there are no shortcuts

March 1, 2017

Industry 4.0: On the road to success there are no shortcuts

Let's not talk about all the agile and shiny high-tech start-ups here. Let's talk about our honorable manufacturing industry. After ignoring the Digital Transformation for some years, many

Summit 2018

Join Us in Copenhagen June 7-8, 2018

Partners 2017

TRUMPF
AXOOM GmbH
B&R Automation
Future Point of View
Secomea
MathWorks
Wibu-Systems
Cisco Systems
Comau
Datalogic
Cognex
HMS
Transform XO
Frederico Fioretto
Harting
ProtectEM
OPC AU
IO-Link
Ethernet Powerlink
openSAFETY
Deggendorf Institute of Technology
VDMA
IIConsortium
Odense Robotics
OMAC PackML
PLCopen
RWTH Aachen University
MADE
Packbridge
FEDA
Packsize
BDO
JENSEN GROUP
EMBA Machinery AB
Wemo Automation
Climeon
TWENTY SEVEN
Copenhagen Industries

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