Smart Logistics Cluster on RWTH Aachen Campus
The Smart Logistics Cluster is one of the six start-up clusters on the Melaten Campus. Since 2010, the Managing Director of FIR, Professor Volker Stich, has headed the Smart Logistics Cluster on the RWTH Aachen Campus. More than 500 people from science and industry are researching and developing solutions here for networking goods and information in a digital world of the future. The major changes, such as the shift in production, logistics, services, mobility and healthcare, are guiding the way of action here.
For Industrie 4.0 to succeed, smart logistics is needed to organize the demand-driven flow of goods, commodities and information along the value chains. These complex interrelationships are researched in the Smart Logistics cluster, made tangible and experienceable, and tested and implemented directly in practice. Important factors in meeting the demand for maximum process efficiency, maximum productivity and sustainability as well as climate and environmental protection.