Welcome to the pages of the Automation and Digitalization business unit of Fraunhofer IOSB! We are happy to support you if you are looking for a competent development and innovation partner for technological challenges in areas such as Industrie 4.0, factory control, logistics and machine learning.
The Automation and Digitalization business unit provides a highly focused range of services throughout the entire automation pyramid within and between industrial production plants. This includes solutions for manufacturing companies, system integrators, machine suppliers, automation providers and software vendors delivering production-related IT including the supplier network.
We focus on creating innovative, customized and functional IT solutions for complex manufacturing processes and networked production ecosystems. For many years, we have been designing, developing and delivering pioneering system solutions for industrial applications, ranging from measurement and control technology to embedded systems and sophisticated production-control and MES systems. Our activities are concentrated in the following fields: Industrie 4.0, IT security in the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), collaborative human-machine systems, digital twin systems, and customized AI methods (esp. machine learning) for use in manufacturing, assembly and supply chains.
Our ambition is to provide secure and service-oriented architectures, AI systems engineering and information management based on open standards. With the SmartFactory OWL and the Karlsruher Forschungsfabrik (Karlsruhe Research Factory), we offer cutting edge development and demonstration environments for SMEs and for major corporations.