for You.

Innovators, Experimenters and Inventers Present their Prototypes within the ARENA2036-Network.


Dr.-Ing. Matthias Reichenbach

Mercedes-Benz AG

Dr.-Ing. Daniel Holder


ARENA2036 for You

Inventions and Innovations from the Research Campus

At ARENA2036 for You, we want to inform you about exciting ideas, technologies and prototypes from our research campus. Register and experience first-hand how we are shaping the future together!

Agenda for October 11th, 2023

1. Orchestrating ecosystems: exploring the interplay between people and space
Jessica Fishburn  (EU-Project Einst4ine)

2. New Work in Action – Making a modern working world tangible
Leonie Moissl and Tabea Trentin (Siemens)

3. Microfactories and their sustainability potential: Examples from textile production
Prof. Meike Tilebein (Uni Stuttgart / DITF)

Agenda for December 12th, 2022

1. Convergent Communication as an Enabler of Digitization
Florian Frick (University of Stuttgart, ISW)

2. New Materials enable New Applications in Additive Manufacturing – Insights in current TRUMPF application development
Severin Luzius (Trumpf)

3. Smart Safety Concepts
Felix Thielemann (Schaeffler AG) & Bernd Neuschwander (Pilz GmbH & Co. KG)

Agenda for November 14th, 2022

1. Eyes of the Factory - What's New in Automated 2D / 3D Capture Technologies?
Steffen Kappes (FARO Europe GmbH)

2. AI Software for autonomous Robotics
Ralf Gulde (sereact GmbH)

3. ISG - Software solutions for control (CNC) and simulation technology (virtual commissioning)
Dr.-Ing. Christian Scheifele (Industrielle Steuerungstechnik GmbH)

Agenda for October 10th, 2022

1. "Factory of the Future“ with the Intelligent Floor
Christina Ensslin (Bosch Rexroth AG)

2. Status Quo Joint Project FlexCAR
Johannes Fisel (Robert Bosch GmbH)

3. Machine Learning on an Edge-Device
Dr. Thomas Meißner (Balluff GmbH)

Agenda for April 11th, 2022

1. Camera-based fine positioning of AGVs
Rainer Herbrik (BÄR Automation GmbH)

2. Holistic and comprehensive Digital Twin towards Zero-Defect-manufacturing: use case “Mercedes-Benz E-Battery Semi-Automated Quality Control”
Prof. Dr.-Ing, Prof. e. h., MBA Carmen Constantinescu  (IAO - Fraunhofer Gesellschaft)

3. AR Tracking in the Automotive Industry Context
Jonas Haischt (Mercedes-Benz Group AG)

Agenda for March 14th, 2022

1. LPBF with 16kwH
Artur Leis (IFSW, University of Stuttgart)

2. ARENA2036 Rapid Prototyping Service – 3D-Printing made easy!
Finn Jonas Peper (ARENA2036 e.V.)

Agenda for February 14th, 2022

1. Inspector AI – Artificial Intelligence for the Quality Inspection of Weld Nuts
Felix Euteneuer (Mercedes-Benz AG)

2. Swinburne’s I4.0 Testlab for Composite Additive Manufacturing (GIL-Project)
Nils Widmaier, Muhammad Saeed, Christopher Mimra (FSET, Swinburne/IFB, Uni Stuttgart)

3. Digital Twins with active Administration Shells in Fluid Production
Klaus Loehnert, Malte Horst (DXC Technology)

Agenda from November 10th, 2021

1. Innovation Initiative Wire Harness: Automation of Development, Production and Assembly
Bernd Weiß (Mercedes-Benz AG) & Georg Schnauffer (ARENA2036 e.V.)

2. Workplace of the Future with Integrated Exoskeleton Technologies - Digital Transformation, Use Cases, Demo
Prof. Dr.-Ing, Prof. e. h., MBA Carmen Constantinescu (Fraunhofer IAO)

3. Hybrid Manufacturing by Means of Screw Extrusion Additive Manufacturing (SEAM)
Nicolas Unger (DLR, Institute of Vehicle Concepts)

Agenda from October 13th, 2021

1. Sensors in Digital Production
Kerstin Gläser & Karl-Peter Fritz (Hahn-Schickard)

2. Flexible Production Through the Combination of Laser-based Manufacturing Processes
Prof. Dr. phil. nat. Thomas Graf (IFSW, Universität Stuttgart)

3. Digital Transformation & Emergence of Innovation Ecosystems
Parul Chaudhary, Finn Jonas Tryggvason, Ferran Giones (ENI, University of Stuttgart)

Agenda from July 14th, 2021

1. Fast Prototyping @ARENA2036: An Easy-to-Train AI-enabled Camera System for Assembly Monitoring
Matthias Kayser & Eduardo Monari (Robert Bosch GmbH)

2. Highly Flexible Intralogistics Through Collaborative-Action AMR-Fleets
Philipp Schnattinger (NODE Robotics)

3. Design Factory – The Spark for Human-Centered Innovation Through Co-Creation and Creativity
Scarlett Spiegeler Castañeda (ARENA2036 e.V.)

Agenda from June 9th, 2021

1. 3D-Inline Backprinting of Thermoformed Parts with Upcycled Filaments
Felix Baumgärtner (IKT University of Stuttgart)

2. Event-Driven Industry 4.0 Architecture With
Bertram Holzer (Schaeffler)

Agenda from May 12th, 2021

1. The Intelligent Floor – An Infrastructure Platform for the Convertible Factory
Antje Wild (Bosch Rexroth AG)

2. 5G New Radio Stand-Alone for Industry 4.0
Johannes Koppenborg (Nokia)

3. Schaeffler OperationsIT and New Production Technologies Introduce Themselves
Florian Schäfer (Schaeffler)

Agenda from April 14th, 2021

1. Use Cases and Potentials of RFID-Technology Along the Value Chain
Ebru Gürez-Akkaş (Mercedes-Benz AG)

2. 3D Printing meets Fiber Composite
Tristan Schlotthauer (IFB - University of Stuttgart)

3. The Smart Reordering System: From the Idea to the Product with the Help of the Lean Startup Methodology
Sebastian Köhler (Balluff)