How can the bricks-and-mortar industry survive in the era of online trading - or even benefit from the development? How will the processes be organised in the future in the scope of the digitalisation? How can the hardware industry efficiently make use of the 3D printing trend? The digitalisation of the hardware industry poses many urgent questions - The INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR brings the answers to Cologne.
The digital future of the industry at a glance: the Start-up Village
In the scope of the Start-up Village young, creative companies will show new digital ideas, solutions and processes - curated by the trend scout Richard van Hooijdonk and in cooperation with the European Federation of DIY Manufacturers (fediyma). Here, you the visitors can find valuable digital know-how first-hand, experience impulses, ideas and concepts, establish direct contact to the most exciting newcomers and thus lay the basis for your future digital hardware success.