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The “Institut f. Automation und Kommunikation” (ifak), founded in 1991, whose legal operator is the registered association of the same name, ranks among the German Research-Mittelstand and is one of the founding members of the "Deutsche Industrieforschungsgemeinschaft Konrad Zuse e.V.". The institute carries out applied research on “Information and Communication Technology and Automation”, “Water and Energy”, “Measurement Technology and Power Electronics” and “Transport and Assistance”. In around 75 projects of research annually, ranging from feasibility studies to complex development projects, ifak is a partner to industry. It is a reflection of the cross-sectional character of automation and information technology that the customers come from the widest range of industries in addition to electrical engineering.

Dr. Schütze leads meeting of the Joint Comittee on Urban Drainge in Prague

This year’s meeting of the Joint Committee on Urban Drainage of IWA (International Water Association) and IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research), held just bevor the 14th  Internatioal Conference on Urban Drainage, was characterised by many elections and strategic decisioons. As in the years before, the meeting of this highest urban drainage comittee worldwide, convening 12 scientits and practitioners from all over the world, was led by its Chair, Dr Manfred Schütze of ifak Magdedeburg.

Dr. Schütze inaugurates the world-leading International Conference on Urban Drainage in Prague

From 10th to 15th September, the 14th International Conference on Urban Drainage has been held. This event, convened only once every three years, was hosted this time in Central Europe again – after Brazil in 2011 and Malaysia 2014. With more than 700 participants, including scientists, consulting engineers and representatives of water authorities and companies, this event was particularly well attended. Dr Schütze of ifak,  Chair of the Joint Committee on Urban Drainage, which is the committee resonsible for this event, inaugurated this event on Monday,11 September.

ifak sucht Verstärkung, jetzt bewerben!

Das ifak sucht motivierte Mitarbeiter zur Verstärkung des Geschäftsfeldes Verkehr & Assistenz. Es warten abwechslungsreiche und spannende Aufgaben und Projekte, die gemeinsam gelöst werden wollen.

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ITEA Award of Excellence for Innovation for project AVANTI

At the „Digital Innovation Forum 2017“ (https://dif2017.org/) in Amsterdam the European research project AVANTI received the award „Award of Excellence for Innovation“. The picture shows Dr. Thomas Bär from partner DAIMLER and ITEA Vice-chairman Philippe Letellier at the award presentation. In addition have got task leader Dr. Matthias Riedl from ifak and other task leaders their awards from the European cluster ITEA.

ifak at Digital Innovation Forum in Amsterdam

ifak presents resent research results about Virtual Commissioning, continuous tool chains or Automated Test at Digital Innovation Forum in Amsterdam at 10./11. of May 2017.

ifak at Hanover Fair 2017

ifak presents solutions around PROFIBUS, PROFINET and test offerings at the Hanover Fair. We are at the PI booth in hall 9, booth D68. At 27th of April, 12:00 pm presents Prof. Christian Diedrich news about "Interaktionsmodell für Industrie 4.0 Komponenten" at "Forum Industrie 4.0 meets the Industrial Internet" in hall 8, booth D19.

ECOSSIAN Workshop Paris 25.04.2017

THE ECOSSIAN TEAM IS PLEASED TO INVITE YOU TO THE 3RD ECOSSIAN WORKSHOP THAT IS ORGANIZED AS AN AFFILIATED EVENT TO THE 2ND IEEE EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON SECURITY AND PRIVACY EUROS&P 2017.
ECOSSIAN (European Control System Security Incident Analysis Network) is a European cooperative research project that has started on 1st June 2014 and will end in May this year. http://ecossian.eu/ecossian-workshop

The PI test lab expands its services for PROFINET IRT certification tests

Since the establishment of the test laboratory in 1998, numerous field devices from various manufacturers and different bus interfaces have been tested and the range of services has been continuously extended. Through the expansion of services the test lab offers certification tests for PROFIBUS DP Slaves, PROFIBUS PA Slaves, PROFIsafe and PROFINET RT/IRT devices.

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