acatech, Germany

INAE-acatech collaborative activities

The first Indo-German Workshop on “Big data for Engineering Applications” was held on March 14-15, 2013 at Berlin, Germany. This was followed by the second joint workshop on “Strategies and Concepts for Advanced Manufacturing for Big Data” under the auspices of Indo-German Science and technology Centre (IGSTC) held on Jan 23-24, 2014 at India International Centre, New Delhi.

The third joint symposium between INAE and acatech was held on “Advanced Manufacturing, Logistics and Urban Development: New Perspectives for International Development Cooperation?” on Sept 3-4, 2014 at India International Centre, New Delhi.  During the symposium, studies in the field of Advanced Manufacturing, Logistics and Urban Development were presented with a aim to identify joint collaborative activities to be undertaken between the two countries.

Experts from Industry, Academia and R&D organizations like National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC), National Institute of Urban Affairs, Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Dresden, Indian Institute of Sciences, IISc, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indian Institute for Human Settlement etc. participated in the above mentioned symposium and participated in the deliberations and discussions.

Further discussion have been initiated for the joint INAE-acatech workshops on the themes based on various innovative technologies in the Manufacturing field focused on Laser-based Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing and 3-D Printing.