Platform Industrie 4.0
Creating intelligent links between manufacturing facilities, products and people allows new processes, business models and services to be developed. This ZHAW platform provides comprehensive support to companies transforming their businesses to the Industry 4.0 model.
Industry 4.0 is disrupting existing value chains and transforming entire industries. Successful implementation of new business models requires expertise from a number of different disciplines.
For that reason, the ZHAW School of Engineering has channelled its Industry 4.0 expertise into one platform, combining know-how from a range of disciplines to create one overarching application.
Key topics and areas of research
The Industry 4.0 platform combines know-how from the following disciplines:
- Embedded Systems
- Low Power Wireless
- Supply Chain Management
- Cloud Computing
- Data Analytics and Risk Management
- Services and Business Model Transformation
- Process Design
Presentations, speeches and publications
Industrie 4.0 Blog
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Smart Waste Management mit dem Hai-Auge von ANTA SWISS
Blogautor: Linard Barth Nicht erst seit Greta Thunberg kommt immer mehr die Diskussion auf, was eigentlich mit dem Müll passiert. Die Abfallberge sind auch für die Städte und Gemeinden ein Problem. ...
Securing the IoT: Introducing an evaluation platform for secure elements
Security for resource constrained IoT devices is an important subject. Rising awareness and up-coming regulations will require manufacturers to increase the level of security on their IoT devices. ...
Industry 4.0 showroom
Our showroom provides an insight into our current Industry 4.0 research initiatives. A series of demonstrations showcases the ZHAW School of Engineering’s expertise in this field and the services it can offer. Interested? Then simply contact us to arrange a visit.
Project PRIME. Precisely calibrating output to match market demand
The costs of manufacturing in Europe are onerous, particularly for SMEs. Industry 4.0 applications have the potential to enable resources to be used more efficiently. Against this backdrop, the ZHAW School of Engineering worked as part of a European research consortium on the development of an intelligent production system. Read more
Participating institutes, centres and departments
- Center for International Industrial Solutions (CIIS)
- Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT)
- Institute of Applied Mathematics and Physics (IAMP)
- Institute of Data Analysis and Process Design (IDP)
- Institute of Marketing Management (IMM)
- Institute of Mechanical Systems (IMES)
- Institute of Mechatronic Systems (IMS)
- Institute of Sustainable Development (INE)
- Institute of Embedded Systems (InES)
- Institute for Signal Processing and Wireless Communications (ISC)
- Centre for Product and Process Development (ZPP)