Power4Production is a regional initiative of the Saarland Ministry of Economics, Labor, Energy and Transport and a cooperation of DFKI (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence) and ZeMA (Center for Mechatronics and Automation Technologies). The initiative combines know-how of communication and information technologies and know-how in production technologies to progress research and development in Industry 4.0, digitisation, AI in production and human-robot-collaboration.
Power4Production provides an infrastructure of application-oriented demonstrators, human-robot-collaboration laboratory and work spaces to support research and development in the aforementioned fields. Furthermore Power4Production conducts different activities and services to support and inform companies regarding Industry 4.0 and digitisation in production. Research and development results of different projects and various fields are transferred via informational events, visits, industrial trade fairs, scientific support, industrial research, etc. The original focus of Power4Production is on producing companies in the automotive sector in the Saarland (Germany), with the intention to establish a transregional cooperation with research and industry across Europe.