5th S2S Expert-Talk at SIEMENS in Vienna

March, 2019

On the 26th of February 2019 SIEMENS hosted, together with Plattform Industrie 4.0 Austria and Science2Society partners (i2m, IfM-ECS) an Expert Talk on the topic “Digital Transformation: Mission Possible”. Innovation practitioners from 9 different companies off all sizes representing various sectors (telecommunication, ICT, Electronics, etc.) joined the event and lively discussed the opportunities and challenges of digital transformation. In this discussion especially the role of innovation as well as open innovation and corresponding good practices were discussed.

To open the event, Duncan Hurlstone, an Industrial Associate of Cambridge University, Institute for Manufacturing gave an inspiring presentation titled “Exploring, prioritising & new value generation opportunities”.

As a round-up of the evening, SIEMENS gave a guided tour through the SIEMENS Living Lab, where cyber-physical production systems were shown.

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Picture of keynote speaker Duncan Hurlstone during his presentation attached (© i2m GmbH 2019)

Siemens City in Vienna, Austria