The world is anticipating a Fourth Industrial Revolution, driven by giant leaps in ICT cross-sector innovations that radically alter the face of industry. Automated production systems using advanced robotics and software pattern recognition techniques now join up fragmented manufacturing processes. In Limburg, our high-tech niche companies aim to make manufacturing industry processes versatile in the application of products, and more competitive. The reponse to market challenges is a key driver, so faster and better defined utilization of ICT opportunities enables companies to be more flexible.
Limburg Knowledge Axis
In Limburg we have formed specific expertise collaboration teams around a “Golden Triangle”, also known as the Limburg Knowledge Axis. This has resulted in companies, R&D campuses, academic institutions, NGOs, and governmental ministries working together to tackle economic and societal challenges and achieving the best results for cross-border initiatives. The Limburg Knowledge Axis partners include, among others, the Holst Centre, IMEC Leuven, ESI European Space Institute and M2i.
The automotive industry in Limburg is highly developed. Innovation and cooperation in the Euroregion automotive sector strengthens the international technology and business position of the European automotive sector. With a clear focus on new energy sources within the automotive sector. Furthermore, techniques applied in production, assembly, and efficiency in logistics give the Limburg Automotive sector a strong market position. A great example is VDL Nedcar.Home