Growing global competition is a given. Industry faces extensive patent workarounds and customers are more involved in product development than ever. How do you ensure to come off as a winner in this competitive environment? Tom Spike helps companies to answer this question. For Products, Services, Business Models. Together with our customers we define the vision and break new grounds to successful innovations.
The European TRIZ Association (ETRIA) forms a connecting link between industrial companies, institutions, educational organizations and individuals concerned with conceptual questions on how to conduct innovation in a structured and systematic manner. A vital means to facilitate this link is the TRIZ Future Conference series, conducted annually in different European Countries.
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Engineers need a strong association that supports, promotes and represents them in their work. This task is performed by the VDI Association of German Engineers. For over 150 years it has steadfastly backed engineers. More than 12,000 honorary experts process the latest findings every year to promote our technology location. That’s convincing: with about 154,000 members, the VDI is the largest engineering association in Germany.
Berlin’s largest University of Applied Sciences. With a student body of more than 13,000, the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin is the largest University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. With around 70 Bachelor’s and Master’s courses in Engineering, Economics, Information Technology, Culture and Design the study programme offers a wide range.
With almost 33 000 students, circa 100 course offerings and 40 Institutes, the historic Technische Universität Berlin is one of Germany’s largest and most internationally renowned technical universities.
Fraunhofer IPK in Berlin stands for over 35 years of excellence in production science. We conduct applied research and development across the whole process spectrum of manufacturing industry – from product development, production processes, maintenance of investment goods, and product recycling to the design and management of manufacturing companies.
Business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutions in Berlin – this is the Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH mission. With customized services and an excellent science and research network, our many experts provide an outstanding range of programs to help companies launch, innovate, expand and secure their economic future in Berlin.
Founded in 1964 as a “National School of Engineering” Offenburg University of Applied Sciences quickly established itself as a high-performance educational institution with a practical orientation. Today our University forms a thriving community, with more than 4,500 students on two campuses.
CIRP is the world leading organization in production engineering research and is at the forefront of design, optimization, control and management of processes, machines and systems.
As the world’s only manufacturer of planes and trains, we’ve built an extensive and diverse portfolio of winning mobility solutions. Everywhere people travel by land and in the air, a Bombardier product is ready to transport them. From category-defining business jets and commercial aircraft designed for the challenges of today, to sleek high speed trains and public transit that’s smarter than ever.
The Schaeffler Group is a leading global integrated automotive and industrial supplier. The company stands for the highest quality, outstanding technology and strong innovative ability. The Schaeffler Group makes a decisive contribution to “mobility for tomorrow” with high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission and chassis applications as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications.