Research Initiatives

In order to drive the application-oriented research on future-related issues from industry further forward, many research initiatives and cooperation with leading German and international research institutes and partners have been initiated at the LFZ. With targeted bundling of practical research fields, intensive networking and interdisciplinary cooperation, we can investigate technological, organisational and societal trends in the following areas:

  • Design of sustainable added value and logistics system
  • Added value structures and processes
  • Personalised product development
  • Technology, innovation and competence management
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Digital engineering
  • Advanced industrial engineering
  • Industry 4.0, Smart Factories including humans in the factory of the future
  • Logistics technology and automation of logistics processes
  • Logistics management
  • Communications technology