Berlin: Successful kick-off meeting for SIG MaDiFa

The kick-off meeting for the ECMI Special Interest Group “Math for the Digital Factory” took place at the Weierstrass Institute, Berlin, financially supported by WIAS and MATHEON, from 7 to 9 May 2014. Participants from 10 European countries and Japan, 41 from academia and 10 from industry discussed scientific challenges related to digital manufacturing. In 22 […]

A new ECMI SIG: Math for the Digital Factory

Background Around one in ten of all enterprises in the EU-27’s non-financial business economy were classified to manufacturing in 2009, a total of 2.0 million enterprises. The manufacturing sector employed 31 million persons in 2009, generated 5.812 billion Euro of turnover and 1.400 billion Euro of value added. (source: Eurostat). Accordingly, manufacturing plays an important […]