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EDIHDO

Hub information

EDIH Title

Digital Hub Logistics Dortmund as European Digital Innovation Hub

Geographical scope

National

Information

info@digitalhublogistics.de

Description

The aim of the Digital Hub Logistics Dortmund as EDIHDO is to increase the dissemination, acceptance and adoption of digital technologies and their successful application for the development of product, process and business model innovations by SMEs. To this end, EDIHDO offers support formats and services in the categories Test before Invest, Skills & Training, Investment Search Support and Innovation Ecosystem & Networking. EDIHDO is supported by Fraunhofer IML and TU Dortmund as competence centres, Digital Hub Management as orchestrator and finally TZNet, a subsidiary of the City of Dortmund, and WFG Kreis Unna, a subsidiary of the district of Unna, as multipliers. EDIHDO focuses on the application area of logistics, manufacturing and production. In the area of digitalisation, the technological focal points include artificial intelligence, high-performance computing, the Internet of Things, blockchain, sovereign data exchange and cyber-physical systems, based on the needs of companies in the region, the potential in the application area and the competences of the consortium partners. Since the successful use of digital technologies in innovative products, processes and business models requires above all the digital competences of the employees, EDIHDO also places a special focus on offers in the area of digital further qualification. In the area of cyber security, which also plays an important role in the acceptance and implementation of digital technologies, EDIHDO acts as an intermediary to the existing competence centres in the region. Further technology competences can be brought in through cross-border cooperation and exchange in the EDIH network. In this way, SMEs and SMEs in the region can be comprehensively supported in the digital transformation, the strengthening of competitiveness can be ensured and thus the regional economic competitiveness and future viability can be secured.

Coordinator information

Contractual contact information

Maria Beck
+49 231 70096 502

Operational contact information

Maria Beck
+49 231 70096 502

Coordinator address

Emil-Figge-Straße 80
44227 Dortmund
Germany

Coordinator Business name

DIGITAL HUB MANAGEMENT GMBH

Coordinator Legal name

Coordinator department

Department
Digital Hub Logistics

Market and services

Technologies

Logistics
5/5
Artificial Intelligence & Decision support
5/5
Big data
4/5
Digital twins
4/5
Internet of Things
5/5
Additive manufacturing
3/5
Cyber-physical systems
5/5
Robotics
4/5
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)
2/5
Cloud Services
1/5
Cybersecurity
2/5
Gamification
2/5

Sectors

Prodhim dhe përpunim
5/5
Përpunimi i metaleve dhe prodhimi industrial
5/5
Automobilistikë
5/5
Transport & Lëvizshmëri
5/5
Zhvillimi Lokal i udhëhequr nga Komuniteti
4/5
Qytet i zgjuar
4/5
Pasuri të paluajtshme
2/5
Shitje me pakice, shumice ose shperndarje
3/5
Ekonomia kulturore dhe krijuese
1/5
Shërbimet personale
2/5

Services

SME support
5/5
Ecosystem building
5/5
Innovation management
5/5
Knowledge transfer
5/5
Regional development
5/5
Prototyping
4/5
Vocational training
4/5
Sme Business Development
3/5
Technological innovation
5/5
Technology transfer
5/5
Field trial
3/5
Finance
3/5
Circular economy
3/5
Smart Specialisation strategies
4/5

Beneficiaries

Contact Name Role Country Address Business Name Legal Name Participant Type Website
Andreas Nettstraeter Associated Germany Hansastrasse 27c, 80686 Munchen, Germany Fraunhofer REC http://www.fraunhofer.de
Christoph Besenfelder Partner Germany August schmidt strasse 4, 44227 Dortmund, Germany TUDO HES http://www.tu-dortmund.de
Kim Pham Affiliated Germany August-Schmidt-Straße 4, 44227 Dortmund, Germany TU concept GmbH PRC https://www.tu-concept.com/
Kai Buenseler Partner Germany Grüne str. 2-8, 44147 Dortmund, Germany TZ Net GmbH PUB http://www.tz-net.de
Nina Jung Partner Germany Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 19, 59425 Unna, Germany Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft für den Kreis Unna mbH PUB http://www.wfg-kreis-unna.de
Thorsten Hülsmann Associated Germany Emil-Figge-Str. 80, 44227 Dortmund, Germany International Data Spaces Association https://www.internationaldataspaces.org
Carina Tüllmann Associated Germany Emil-Figge-Str. 80, 44227 Dortmund, Germany Open Logistics Foundation https://www.openlogisticsfoundation.org