EFP Brief No. 93: Changes in German Production and Demography – the Supporting Role of ICT

The automobile industry is one of the most important industries in Germany and one of the key areas for R&D. To hold this position the industry has to face two challenges: 1st, changing parameters in and for industrial production like minimizing the time to market or shortened product life cycles; and 2nd, demographic change. The purpose of the study was to identify need for action and to present sub-sectors in which ICT could take a supportive role for industrial production.

EFMN Brief No. 93 – Changes in German Production