Hannover Exhibition 2013
The Cluster of Excellence on the Hannover exibitionCopyright: Cluster of Excellence Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries
On April 12, 2013 the largest industrial exhibition in the world closed it doors after five days. The Cluster of Excellence was one of more than 6.500 exhibitors from 62 countries, who have participated in this year’s HMI. The Cluster presented itself within the competence network PROTECA. Together with two other networks, it was to be found at the booth of NRW in Hall 16. Over 225.000 visitors attended the tradeshow this year. The companies presented their products under the motto “Integrated Industry” and demonstrated that integrative processes contribute to higher cost efficiency, product quality and sustainabilty which increase the competitiveness. Of course, the Cluster of Excellence could not be absent. It presented the current research projects on innovative products and processes, made a lot of new contacts and “networked” by itself.