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Glass - Online configurator for modular mixing system

How to get to a binding offer quickly despite the highest product diversity? The project, which started in November 2021, aims to create a digital infrastructure for the interface between customers and the company Glass GmbH & Co. KG.

HSP - Digital learning in virtual space

Virtual reality (VR) not only offers new dimensions in gaming, but also creates new learning space at the University of Paderborn. In customizable VR training courses, students learn how to use cobots and AM systems.

Digital assistance in injection moulding

The aim is to provide decentralised and intuitive support for machine operators in eliminating acute faults in the injection moulding process. The client, Hadi-Plast GmbH & Co. KG is an innovative company undergoing digital transformation.

3DSE / MB - Certification-compliant modeling of effect chains

Future technologies such as autonomous driving are challenging automotive OEMs in Germany to secure software updates and identify negative effects on other subsystems and system components. The chair for Product Creation supports several large German car manufacturers in mapping effect chains in accordance with certification requirements. > mehr

Paragon - Effective chain modeling of a drive in the interior area of motor vehicles

Model-based functional chains make complexity manageable at the automotive supplier paragon GmbH & Co. KGaA, complexity can be controlled and development efficiency increased. > mehr

BIKINI - Bionics and AI for resource-efficient lightweight

In BIKINI, we collaborate with partners from research and industry to enable sustainable product development through intelligent algorithms. > more

ImPaKT - Simplify impact analysis in product development

Within the ImPaKT project, a model-based and IT-supported solution approach is being developed which is intended to enable and simplify the impact analysis of product changes already before the product development. > more

Benefits & Operations of MBSE

The product development specialist group has developed practice-oriented artifacts for the model-based systems engineering approach, which drive the industrial dissemination of the approach. > more

VRlinked - Collaboration in virtual space to increase creativity and innovation

In the VRlinked project, methods and tools are designed and developed on the basis of virtual reality technology, which support distributed project teams in creative and innovative collaboration in virtual space. > more

Market potential for the entire product portfolio

In this project, new technology fields with market potential for existing products of an SME were identified. > more

Assemblean - Procurement platform for production and assembly services

In the spin-off project assemblean, solutions are being developed to use assistance systems to increase efficiency and delivery reliability in production. > more

ARCA: Automated Requirement Change Analysis

The "Automated Requirement Change Analysis" (ARCA) project aims to manage the risk of requirement changes during the ongoing product development of complex systems. > more

College Work 4.0: Design of flexible working environments

In the NRW Research College "Design of Flexible Working Environments", the effects of Industry 4.0 are being researched in an inter- and transdisciplinary manner. > more

„Leicht-Effizient-Mobil“ – Energy and cost-efficient extremely lightweight construction with hybrid materials

The NRW Research College "Leicht-Effizient-Mobil" (FK LEM) simultaneously addresses important societal challenges, such as resource efficiency, environmentally friendly mobility, climate protection and various aspects in many other areas. > more

Advanced Digitalization @ Nordzucker - Potential analysis for digitization in the sugar manufacturing process

The Advanced Digitalization @ Nordzucker project aimed to identify digitization potential in Nordzucker AG's processes and systems. > more

OptiAMix: Multi-target optimized and fully automated component development for additive manufacturing processes in the product creation process

In order to exploit the potential of additive manufacturing processes, researchers from the product development department worked at the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) with the industrial partners Krause DiMaTec, EDAG Engineering, Hirschvogel Umformtechnik, Intes and WP Kemper > more

Dynamics - Thinking ahead the Future of Additive Manufacturing - Seizing Opportunities for Business

Objective of the project was the development of methodologies to identify business opportunities for Additive Manufacturing technologies in companies. > more

Anywhere - Real-time tools to improve responsiveness to extreme weather events

The result of the ANYWHERE project is a Europe-wide platform for assessing weather-related hazards with forecasting algorithms. In addition to the authorities' ability to act, the aim was also effective self-protection for the population and businesses. > more

Model-based potential analysis - Identification and elimination of weak points for effective and efficient development

In the project Model-based Potential Analysis, the CLAAS Product Development Process (CPDP) was tailored to the industry-specific needs of the industrial technology of CLAAS. > more