Kunshan and OWL – Industrie 4.0 und Made in China 2025

Industry 4.0 and Made in China 2025 – which opportunities exist for German companies in China in the field of Industry 4.0 – the City of Kunshan as an example. Ideas for successful projects by companies and research institutions in the OWL region, presentations of funding programs in China, exchange of experience.


14:00 Opening Remarks, Harald Grefe, IHK Ostwestfahlen

14:10 Internationalization of Industry 4.0 – Experiences of “Platform Industrie 4.0”; Dr. Alexander Bode

14:30 Made in China 2015 – Special features of the Chinese market; Michael Maeder

14:50 Smart Factory Kunshan – Opportunities for German Companies; Christian Dorfmueller

Opportunities for German companies to present their own I4.0 solutions in China – in a fascinating environment of various activities around I4.0, in real use in a manufacturing company and under German management.

15:10 Coffee Break

15:25 Fraunhofer IOSB – Presentation of China projects; Dr.-Ing. Holger Flatt

15:45 Promoting friendly exchanges and win-win cooperation; Lin Xu

15:55 Kunshan German Industrial Park: How to Develop smart manufacturing in the context of I4.0; Jianhua Wang

16:05 Signing Ceremony & Handing Over of Business Licences; Jianhua Wang

16:30 I4.0-New Engine of Kunshan’s Development; Xiaogang DU, Mayor of Kunshan


July 26th, 2018, 2 pm – 5 pm


IHK Ostwestfalen zu Bielefeld
Elsa-Brändström-Str. 1-3
33602 Bielefeld

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