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Our Mission

SmartFactoryOWL is a LivingLab for Industrie 4.0 technologies in East Westphalia-Lippe. We offer for companies and research institutions comprehensive services for development and testing of new products and technologies.

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SmartFactoryOWL is an open research and demonstration platform for digital transformation. As an "Industrial IoT Experience Center (IIOT)", new technologies can be tested in SmartFactoryOWL. With the support of an interdisciplinary team of experts, the research results are used in production, work and business processes.



Statements on SmartFactoryOWL

"With SmartFactoryOWL, in cooperation with the OWL University of Applied Sciences, we are realizing a unique platform for knowledge and technology transfer in the field of intelligent automation. This enables us to efficiently support SMEs on their way to Industry 4.0. "

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. E. h. Dr.-Ing. E. h. mult. Dr. h.c. mult. Reimund Neugebauer, President of the Fraunhofer-Society

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Application-oriented research in the field of intelligent automation, practice-oriented through real IT and production environments. Join us on our way to the production of tomorrow.

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