Workshop Industry 4.0 Check up- Fit for the evolution

Mexico has been a partner country of the BMWi-Manager Training Programme since 2013 and has approx. 380 alumni. Most of them are organised in alumni associations and informal networks. The alumni are interested in continuing networking with German companies in Mexico, Latin America and Germany and corresponding organisations. The programme promotes networking among alumni, especially in these difficult times, to overcome the crisis and to increase cooperation with the German-Mexican Chamber of Commerce (CAMEXA).


  • Welcome and Introduction –Let’s get to know each other
  • The Fraunhofer Gesellschaftand the Institute of Factory Operation and Automation IFF Magdeburg –The applied research network
  • Industrie4.0 –The principles of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in a nutshell
  • Industrie 4.0 Around the Globe –Industry 4.0, Industrie4.0 or IIoT?
  • Digital Business Models –Innovate or abdicate
  • Fraunhofer IFF »Industrie 4.0-CheckUp« –We make you fit for the evolution!
  • Wrap-up and Outro –Let me know your main takeaways

Purpose of the event

What questions will be answered?

  • Introduction: What is Fraunhofer IFF and what value contribution do we make?
  • Industrie4.0: What changes are we facing? Where did the term come from?
  • Industrie4.0: How does the attitude change from country to country? What platforms and initiatives are there in Germany and EU?
  • Digital Business Models: What impact does Industrie 4.0 have on my business model? Does every company need to be disruptive?
  • Fraunhofer IFF »Industrie4.0-CheckUp«: How to analyze whether your company is fit for the evolution? How do we prioritize and recommend actions?


What contents will be conveyed?

  • History and vision of Industrie4.0
  • Country-specific attitudes and points of view towards Industrie4.0
  • Support initiatives and platforms for SMEs and large enterprises
  • Models and tools to systematically question and develop your own business model

The event will take place digitally on October 23rd, 2020 10 AM (GMT-5)

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Dr. Linda von Delhaes-Guenther


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