3rd Fraunhofer Symposium

Innovation and Industry 4.0 with Fraunhofer

Green Technology made in Germany

Date&Time: April 19, 2016, 10:00-19:00
Venue: KFC Hall (Ryogoku/Tokyo)
Participation: for free, pre-registration required

»Green Technology made in Germany« is an exciting event initiative of Fraunhofer in Japan. The event is held every two years, showcasing cutting edge technologies, innovation and sollutions with sustainable approaches. This year´s symposium focuses on how to collaborate with Fraunhofer and Industrie 4.0.



09:30-10:00    Registration

10:00-11:30    Opening Session on Innovation with Fraunhofer

Welcome Address
Hideya Miki (Fraunhofer Representative Japan)

Opening Remarks
Prof. Reinhart Poprawe (Director, Fraunhofer ILT)

The Fraunhofer Model and how to collaborate with Fraunhofer 
Prof. Reinhart Poprawe (Director, Fraunhofer ILT)

Presentation of Joint Research between Daiken Medical and Fraunhofer EMFT
Mr. Keiichi Yamada (President/COO, Daiken Medical Co., Ltd.)

11:30-17:00    Technology Session on Industrie 4.0

Digitizing the Industrial Enterprise – Challenges and Opportunities of Smart Services and Industrie 4.0      
Prof. Boris Otto (Fraunhofer IML)

12:10-13:10    Lunch Break

Internet of Things – Overview and Examples

Assoc.Prof. Jörg Frömel (Fraunhofer ENAS)

Cyber Physical Systems as a Technological Basis for Industrie 4.0
Dr. Mario Trapp (Fraunhofer IESE)

Digital Photonic Production
Prof. Reinhart Poprawe (Director Fraunhofer ILT)

15:10-15:40    Coffee Break

Smart Technologies for Sustainable and Resource Efficient Production of the Future
Prof. Fritz Klocke (Director, Fraunhofer IPT)

Exploiting the Benefits of Big Data in Smart Ecosystems
Dr. Jens Heidrich (Fraunhofer IESE)

Concluding Remarks
Prof. Reinhart Poprawe (Fraunhofer ILT)

17:10-19:00    Reception


Please send an e-mail with a subject "Registration" to Fraunhofer Representative Office ( with following information:

  • name
  • organization
  • e-mail address
  • participation into reception yes/no 
    (if you have no comment on this point, we will not put you on the reception participation list)


Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan

Phone: +81-3-3586-7104