Digital Touchpoints of Industry 4.0 in Austria, Czech Republic and Germany: photoreport

Digital Touchpoints of Industry 4.0 in Austria, Czech Republic and Germany

Dne 30. května 2018 jsme na půdě CIIRC měli možnost přivítat zahraniční i české odborníky v oblasti Průmyslu 4.0. 


zahájení konference 
prof. Ing. Vladimír Kučera, DrSc., dr. h. c., zástupce ředitele CIIRC ČVUT, Česká republika

Industry 4.0 in Austria
DI Roland Sommer, MBA,  Platform Industry 4.0, Rakousko

Providing Customized Applied Research Services to SME to support the uptake of Industry 4.0 and Digitalization Solutions
Christian Blobner, Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF, Německo

Průmysl 4.0 v České republice
Ing. Roman Holý, Ph.D., vedoucí Národního centra Průmyslu 4.0, Česká republika

e-F@ctory – Solution for a Smart Factory
Ing. Petr Brynda, Business Development Manager, Mitsubishi Electric Europe B. V.

Praktické ukázky Industry 4.0: virtuální kopie, cloud, digitalizace údržby
Ing. Zdeněk Haumer, Festo, Česká republika

Foto: R. Sejkot, CIIRC 2018

Partneři konference

Roland Sommer

Roland Sommer serves as Managing Director of the Austrian Platform Industry 4.0 since October 2015. The platform is a public private partnership that aims at improving framework conditions for the introduction of digitalization (‘Industry 4.0’) bringing together relevant stakeholders in Austria. The focus of the work is based on innovation in production technologies and business models on the one hand and high-quality working conditions on the other hand. 

Prior to this function he worked as Director of Public-Private Affairs for AVL List GmbH. AVL List is the world's largest independent company for the development of powertrain systems with internal combustion engines as well as instrumentation and test systems.

From 2004 -2011 Mr. Sommer worked as senior policy adviser for the Federation of Austrian Industries; there he was responsible for research and innovation policy, both on the national and the EU level. From 2000 to 2004 he was employed by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency respectively its predecessor institution.

Mr. Sommer studied at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, and the University of London, UK.

He is active in various national and international bodies.

Christian Blobner

Christian Blobner earned a Diplom degree in International Economics from Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg in 2006. He also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2005.

In 2006 he started working for the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF as a project manager in the Logistics and Factory Systems business unit. There he was responsible for the acquisition and management of international research projects of the business unit in various EU-funding programs.

As Head of International Research Networks within Fraunhofer IFF’s International Business Development, Mr. Blobner coordinates the institutes international engagement and cooperation with international partners.

He is the institute’s representative in various high-level networks and initiatives, such as EFFRA, ALICE and EERA. Moreover, Mr. Blobner is the responsible manager for the Fraunhofer IFF’s Digital Innovation Hub “The VDTC of the Fraunhofer IFF”.