Steinbeis-Transferzentrum Industry 4.0 and digitalization


  • Consulting
  • Support with research and development projects
  • Implementation planning and support
  • Funding applications and consulting
  • Studies
  • Concept development and delivery of seminars and business simulations

Key Areas

  • Industry 4.0
    • Strategy and business model development
    • Management of innovations
    • Identification of technological and organizational potential and maturity in the field of business models
    • Roadmaps on the transformation of value chains and business models
    • Expansion of existing product technologies with Industry 4.0
    • Enabler technologies (smart and hybrid products)
    • Digital transformation strategies
    • Data management involving Factory 4.0
    • Commercial viability calculations and use case development
    • Technical assistance systems and smart automation
  • Production and logistics Management
    • Production strategies
    • Site assessment, selection and global footprint strategies
    • Processes for optimizing production systems and enhancing flexibility
    • Design of planning and control processes
    • Logistics and supply chain optimization
    • Inventory management
    • Planning and implementation of logistical processes and supply concepts (JIT/JIS/Kanban)
    • Real time-approximate tracking of material movements in order to minimize stocks and optimize planning
  • Process Management
    • Business process Management
    • Introduction of process management
    • Training and education for state-approved process managers in accordance with EN ISO standard IEC 17024
    • Change management
    • Organizational development in manufacturing companies
    • CIPs and incentive systems
  • Information and communication
    • Digital transformation strategies
    • PR concepts, communication concepts and implementation advice
    • Strategies and potential of social media


Steinbeis Transfer Magazine

  • “Staff need to be brought on board” (Transfer 2/2019)
    An interview with Prof. Dr. Daniel Palm, director of the Steinbeis Transfer Center Industrie 4.0 and digitalization and the Steinbeis Transfer Platform Industry 4.0
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Pfaffenweg 26, D-70180 Stuttgart
Phone: +49 172 7136234
Management: Prof. Dr. Daniel Palm
(Stand: 11/08/2022)

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