What topics are important to Industry 4.0?

Currently there are 7 working groups operative with the aim to develop strategies and set initiatives in the respective fields. Working Groups consist of interested members of the association and top tier experts (e.g. Ministries, funding agencies, standards organisations, Public Employment Service etc.) and meet regularly.

Working groups of the Platform Industry 4.0

SL
Smart Logistics
The optimization of logistic related processes with the aim of integrated networking of the information and material flow is an essential subject for Industry 4.0.
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PF
Pilot Factory
The bmvit plans after the opening of the first pilot factory in Vienna the tender of three additional factories.
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NoS
Norms & Standards
The real and the virtual world need common languages and interfaces to communicate and link up in terms of Industry 4.0.
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RDI
Research, Development and Innovation
The working group identifies fields of action and targeted measures for research, development and innovation to increase Austrian competences in Industry 4.0.
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HF
The Human in the Digital Factory
This working group identifies work related challenges and opportunities arising through the ongoing digitalisation.
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QS
Qualification & Skills
The implementation of Industry 4.0 triggers a profound change of skill and competence needs.
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RS
Regional Strategies
This working group functions as a network hub for the various regional stakeholders and initiatives of federal states.
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