A network of strong

Product partners

German Edge Cloud GmbH & Co. KG

The German Edge Cloud (GEC) is a start-up company belonging to the Friedhelm Loh Group that offers an on-premise, on-shopfloor manufacturing edge platform as well as a national distributed and real-time Edge Cloud platform to enable industrial digitization, especially in the manufacturing industry. The company has developed the first AI-Edge cloud for real-time industrial applications, enabling AI-managed Manufacturing Edge solutions for the manufacturing industry.

Bosch Connected Industry

(Subarea of Robert Bosch Manufacturing Solutions GmbH)
Bosch Connected Industry bundles software and services for industry 4.0 in a comprehensive portfolio under the name Nexeed. Around 500 employees develop and market software solutions for production and logistics in Germany, Hungary and China. Bosch Connected Industry targets the goal of supporting customers in networking their complete value stream. The portfolio ranges from starter kits to complete packages including consulting and implementation. Together, the solutions simplify employees' everyday work and optimize production and logistics processes in terms of transparency, agility, costs, quality, and time.


Platform partners

SupplyOn AG

SupplyOn is an IT service provider specializing in intelligent supply chain management solutions for the automotive, aerospace, railway and manufacturing industries. The solutions offered as Software-as-a-Service are geared to the process requirements of the manufacturing industry and map cross-company processes in Supply Chain Management, Supplier Risk & Performance Management, Strategic and Operational Procurement as well as Quality and Transport Management. SupplyOn networks around 65,000 industrial companies from 70 countries worldwide.

Siemens Industry Software GmbH

Siemens is a leading international technology group that has developed MindSphere, among other things. MindSphere is the cloud-based, open IoT operating system from Siemens that connects products, plants, systems and machines and makes it possible to use the wealth of data from the Internet of Things (IoT) with comprehensive analyses.


Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS ist the world’s most comprehensive cloud platform with more than 165 functional services, includign 40 services available nowhere else. Millions of customers around the world rely on Amazon's cloud-based infrastructure. Different companies from varius industries increase their IT agility with the application, benefit from unlimited scalability, improve their reliability and reduce costs.

iNNOVO Cloud GmbH

The German cloud provider iNNOVO Cloud GmbH provides a broad portfolio of modularized IT services from local data centers in Frankfurt. IT as a Service is the concept that picks up on the company's values: Solid components form together with modular combinations and personal consulting individual and needs-based IT overall solutions.


Technology partners

Rittal GmbH & Co. KG

Rittal, a Friedhelm Loh Group company, is one of the world's leading system providers for control cabinets, power distribution, air conditioning, IT infrastructure and software & service. System solutions from Rittal can be found in over 90 percent of all industries worldwide, such as mechanical engineering and plant construction, the food and beverage industry as well as the IT and telecommunications sector. The world market leader's broad range of services includes configurable control cabinets whose data is available throughout the entire production process. Intelligent Rittal cooling solutions with up to 75 percent lower energy and CO2 consumption can communicate with the production landscape and enable predictive maintenance and service concepts. The portfolio includes innovative IT solutions ranging from IT racks and modular data centers to edge and hyperscale computing solutions.

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.

Fraunhofer is the leading research organization for application-oriented research in Europe. Our research fields are geared to people's needs: Health, safety, communication, mobility, energy and the environment. And that is why the work of our researchers and developers has a great influence on people's future lives. We are creative, we design technology, we design products, we improve processes, we open up new avenues. We invent the future.