FHV actively participated at the project kick-off of “KMUdigital”. KMUdigital is an Interreg IBH lab and consists of 3 sub-projects. These are: i4producation, Digitale Agenda Bodensee and Nutzenbasierter Digitalisierungsnavigator. BIFOCAlps project, namely Jens Schumacher and Martin Dobler, participated at the event and got in contact with researchers, regional politicians and managers from the area of the Lake of Constance in the field of Industry 4.0 and Factory of the Future.

Prof. (FH) Dr-Ing. Jens Schumacher moderated the KMUdigital project Kick Off and highlighted the links with the BIFOCAlps project. BIFOCAlps took the chance to get in touch with researchers and professionals from accompanied fields of research and disciplines. The event provided a perfect stage to discuss the ongoing trends and challenges about digital transformation, Industry 4.0 and thus boosting collaboration in the factories of the future.