The objective of the expert group “Research, Development & Innovation” was to set-up to develop recommendations for research and development, to show the latest developments, to network relevant players and also to encourage cooperation. The group consisted primarily of experts from the technical field, but also of works councils, trade unions and politicians.
Wolfgang Kienreich, an expert from the Know-Center presented his views on the topic. Among other things, he spoke about the so-called Closed Loop Prescriptive Control in the automotive industry and outlined the far-reaching field of activity of the Know-Center to the subsequent round of questions. It is one of the leading European research centers for Data-Driven Business and Big Data Analytics and is an important contact point for the economy to create real entrepreneurial value add with innovative technologies.
In the areas of Data-driven business, Social Computing, Data Security and Management as well as Knowledge discovery and Visualization, it supports start-ups, SMEs and large corporations from a wide variety of industries with a broad range of services – from consulting and training to extensive research cooperation. Thus, it helps in all phases of the digital transformation – from the support of the first digitization steps to the development of comprehensive strategies for data-driven business models.