INDUSTRY 4.0

Drones, robots and intelligent machines: Industry 4.0 stands for the digital transformation of industrial production.
We show how companies with modern technologies improve their products while protecting the environment.

World climate report: IPCC issues warning and calls for immediate action

Unprecedented climatic extremes and an intensification of global warming alarm - this shows the world climate report of the IPCC. But also what can now be done to protect the planet 

Is Digi-Couture the future of sustainable fashion?

In the age of technology, digital fashion is perhaps the answer to the necessary change within the fashion industry. Interview with Michaela Larosse, Head of Strategy at The Fabricant

Urban Air Mobility is turning urban traffic upside down

The dream of flying could find its way into our cities in the next few years and thereby significantly improve the inner-city traffic situation - the most exciting urban air mobility projects

Can future material innovations solve sustainability issues?

In order for sustainable companies to have a major impact on the market, the scalability of sustainable fabrics is necessary. But at the moment the supply chains are not aligned for this. By Christopher Snyder, Material Design Expert

3D printing ideas: These innovative formats set new milestones

Hardly any other industry has experienced such a boom in recent years as three-dimensional printing technology - here are five particularly innovative 3D printing ideas 

7 popular learning apps that make you smarter

From languages ​​to meditation to classic brain training: Here are the hottest learning apps to get smarter

APX - A revolutionary application example for Edge AI

The Luxury Institute announces the introduction of its new technology platform for the application of Edge AI: Here is the Advanced Personalization Xchange Platform By Expert Milton Pedraza "Luxury Institute"

Book Club: Lo-TEK design movement relies on indigenous technologies

Inidigenous technologies as a solution to climate change - In conversation with the author Julia Watson, about alternative ideas in symbiosis with nature In an interview with Julia Watson

News: The EU's new climate target accelerates the reduction of CO2 emissions

EU members have decided to reduce CO2030 emissions by 2% by 55 and thus have tightened the climate protection targets

Technology trends 2021 will accelerate the digital evolution

These ten technology trends 2021 will change our future, according to Bain & Company

Top Tier Forecast: Experts on the development of the luxury industry in 2021

A forecast by high-level luxury experts of the luxury market in 2021 shows the future losers and winners of the industry

What is photovoltaics? The modern energy solution simply explained

Photovoltaics is one of the most promising renewable energies of our time. Here is everything you need to know about it

Interview: Milton Pedraza, CEO of the Luxury Institute, on emotionally intelligent luxury

The Luxury Institute establishes humanity as a success factor in the luxury industry. Milton Pedraza, CEO, reveals what is important

Top CSR trends for sustainable corporate development

In 2020, too, the CSR trends will be towards ethics and sustainability. We show which trends will determine the corporate culture of the future

Top 6 brands for augmented reality shopping experiences

We show 6 examples of how brands implement the augmented reality trend and thus set new standards in terms of innovation

Cradle to Cradle founder Braungart on products without a guilty conscience

Cradle to Cradle calls for a revolutionary innovation in our products in terms of design, production, use and return. The result is a world without rubbish. Interview with Prof. Dr Michael Braungart

News: Pink snow causes researchers to worry about climate change

Pink snow in the northern Italian Alps. What sounds like a curiosity is fueling concerns about accelerated glacial melt

Fight against electronic waste: EU wants to extend the right to repair

Repair instead of throwing it away. Because of the huge amount of electronic waste, the EU is now calling for extended repair rights for mobile devices

MIT: Pioneering technologies will enrich 2020

According to the renowned MIT Technology Review, innovative future technologies will revolutionize 2020

Corporate Social Responsibility: Top Sustainable Companies 2020

Again this year, companies worldwide were ranked in terms of their CSR. Denmark leads the field of sustainable business practices in the CSR Ranking 2020

Augmented Reality: Window shopping at home

Digital fashion shopping - the search for the perfect outfit becomes virtual with the help of augmented reality

Design studio Mandalaki on innovation, digitization & tradition as a legacy 

Whether concept car made of 80% recycled plastic or a micro-home, the Milan design studio Mandalaki is on the pulse of the times

James Oag-Cooper on innovation in the food industry

In dialogue with the co-founder of Hyke Gin - how innovation and creativity are revolutionizing the beverage industry

Vanessa Yuan & Joris Vanbriel on designer furniture for children

In dialogue with the founders of EcoBirdy about recycling discarded plastic toys and colorful designer furniture for children

Greentech homes: The kitchen of the future changes our food culture through innovation

Technology and innovation have permanently changed our eating culture. Now the evolution of food is facing a new milestone and brings new, intelligent approaches to the table

Felix Sühlmann-Faul on the future of sustainable digitalization

Felix Sühlmann-Faul, consultant for the German Sustainability Award, explains what future-oriented sustainable digitization can look like and what the risks are

Bill Gates - MIT's Breakthrough Technologies in 2019

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the first guest author to compile the MIT list of groundbreaking innovations for 2019. So they could change our lives

Infographic: The 5 ultimate climate protection tips

Not only politics is in demand. With a few simple tricks, everyone can do something to protect the climate at home and in everyday life

Coexistence of humans and artificial intelligence

A revolution is to be expected that could completely change our everyday life. Artificial intelligence harbors an immense number of opportunities, but also certain risks

Electromobility - A look behind the scenes

The market for electromobility has continued to grow rapidly, with around 3 million cars sold in 2020. But what are the drivers and how green are e-cars really?

Happy at Work - 3 steps to work-life balance

Happiness is a necessity for leisure and work. How to overcome this myth in three steps and achieve a good work-life balance

Smart farming: drones & robots in the countryside

Agriculture is a leader in digitization. Agriculture 4.0 and smart farming are the headings of modern data-based concepts

Global warming and future targets

Climate-related risks depend on the speed of future warming. According to the IPCC, an increase to 2,0 degrees leads to significant changes

Creativity - What CEOs can learn from children

According to a study by the WEF, we are born as creative geniuses, only to then completely lose our creativity. In this way we can really encourage children and revitalize our creativity

Welcome to ... Industry 4.0

Augmented reality and robots are examples of the progress of Industry 4.0. This is because it involves the comprehensive digitization of industrial production - an effective measure for armament for the future. You can find out here which projects, innovations and technologies are part of Industry 4.0 and how they shape and define upcoming times.


Nice shopping with AR

Modern companies use modern technologies to improve the efficiency of their production methods and the quality of their products. Services such as augmented reality, which improve the customer journey offline and online, are also measures of the future Industry 4.0 project. A positive side effect: Through communication and cooperation between people and machines, important actions regarding environmental protection can be implemented.


Industry 4.0: quantum leap into the green future

The entire value chain is optimized by increasing the efficiency of Industry 4.0. The result: more environmental protection along all phases of the life cycle of products and services in Industry 4.0. From the idea to the development, manufacture, use and recycling. We show which companies are already part of Industry 4.0 and which commitments, projects and trends distinguish them.