Mechanical Engineering in NRW: Upward Trend Continues
Orders received were up 17 percent in February 2018. Domestic demand grew by 4 percent, while foreign business increased 23 percent compared to the previous year’s level, and orders from the Eurozone were up 51 percent.
23 April 2018: Blockchain Enabling the Future of Industrie 4.0, Hanover
At the occasion of Hanover trade show, a panel discussion will take place featuring panelists like e.g. HRH Prince Constantijn from The Netherlands. The panel will discuss topics of Industrie 4.0, startup solutions, cross-border collaboration and machine2machine networks via blockchain technologies. The program is being organized by Dutch Young Tech Changemakers on 23 April, from 15.00 to 16.00 h in Hall 8.
3 thru 4 May 2018: Preparational Seminar for Training "Fit for China", Bonn
The program „Fit for China“, offered by the Chinese government, invites German professionals to participate in a two-week training course in China. Taking place in various Chinese provinces, the participants will get insight into the country’s business culture and world of employment. The program is being organized by the GIZ on behalf of the Federal German Ministry for Economics and Energy (BMWi) and will be happening from 3 thru 16 June 2018 in Western China.
15 May 2018: Economic Congress Serbiea – North Rhine-Westphalia, Dusseldorf
The economy in Serbia is reforming itself due to the upcoming EU accession and is thus getting of interest for North Rhine-Westphalian companies. NRW-companies report on their success stories of their activities in Serbia and Serbian companies on their German market entry.
7 June 2018: Metal Meets 2.0, Oberhausen
Dutch metal suppliers combine reliability and flexibilty as well as technical knowhow. The free business matchmaking event is a chance to get in touch with metalworkgin companies based in The Netherlands. The event is being organized by psps consultants, who are partner of the Dutch foreign trade promotion.
20 and 21 June 2018: Aachener ERP-Tage 2018: Digital Transformation – Quick Data-Based Decisions, Aachen
The main topics of the event are „Digital Transformation in Production Management“ and „Best Practices of the digital Transformation“. Key-note speeches of industry and research, startup-pitches, panel discussions and a showcase area are also part of the program. Renowned software companies present ERP, MES and related solutions in an exhibitor forum.
5 and 6 July 2018: BMBF-Innovation Forum Interactive, Essen
The forum “Innovation Interactive!“ presents a new network structure for SME, to successfully develop innovations. During the forum participants can develop their own strategies and innovations while discussing them with scientists, experts and selected companies. The project is free of charge for participants and is being organized by Coreen R&D GmbH with the support of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).