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09.05.2016 Prof. Ovtcharova participates in the 1st KIT Innovation Day in Suzhou/China

26.-30.04.2016 Prof. Ovtcharova visits Department of Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering at St. Petersburg University and holds guest lectures

25.-26.04.2016 Prof. Ovtcharova at the European Celebration of Women in Computing in Brussels

01.03.2016 Keynote of Prof. Ovtcharova at VR-Symposium in Heidelberg

23-27.02.2016 IMI at the International Exhibition METAV 2016

15.02.2016 Workshop "Usage and benefit of 3D scans"


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Lifecycle Engineering Solutions Center (LESC)

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Welcome to the Institute for Information Management in Engineering

The innovative art of thinking for efficient solutions in Engineering

The effective and efficient management of information throughout engineering processes is of essential importance for the economical sucess. The Institute for Information Management in Engineering supports enterprises by providing innovative and practical IT-solutions and methodologies. Thus ensuring  successful and sustainable competitive advantage in research and industry.

Our research fields Life Cycle Engineering (LE), Collaborative Engineering (CE) and Virtual Engineering (VE) complement one another towards a holistic approach for intergrating process- and system information in an unified product knowledge model.

The novel Lifecycle Engineering Solutions Center (LESC) offers a platform for  interdisciplinary research at KIT and a framework for technology transfer into industry. Our field of expertise is enhanced by our research group for Process and Datamanagement in Engineering (PDE) at the Research Center for Information Technologies (FZI). 



KIT Innovation Day in China
KIT Innovation Day in China

In context with the DAAD project “Strategic partnerships China – joint innovation in the province of Jiangsu and Greater Shanghai” the 1st KIT Innovation Day „Research to Business“ took place on 9 May 2016.

IMI auf der Metav 2016
IMI at the Metav Fair 2016

From 23th until 27th of Februar 2016, the Institute of Information Management in Engineering (IMI) has presented recent results in context of Industry 4.0 at the metav fair.

2016-02-15 18.06.12
Workshop "Usage and Benefits of 3D Scans" at IMI

During the workshop “Usage and Benefits of 3D Scans” on February 15th researchers and potential users could inform themselves about the state of the art in the area of 3D scanning technology and could experience the applications for further editing of 3D point clouds directly on the booths of the technology providers. 

100 Places of Industry4.0
100 Places of Industry 4.0

IMI’s Industry 4.0 Collaboration Lab is one out of "100 Places of Industry 4.0 in Baden-Wuerttemberg”

IHK Arbeitskreis Industrie 4.0
IHK Working Team "Industry 4.0“

Prof. Ovtcharova 2nd Chairman of the Working Team „Industry 4.0“ of IHK Karlsruhe.

TDM User Day 2015
TDM User Day 2015

Our cooperation partner TDM organized the TDM User Day on November 25, 2015.

25 Jahre FDIBA - German Engineering: Made in Bulgaria
25 years FDIBA - German Engineering: Made in Bulgaria

FDIBA celebrates its 25th anniversary on November 27, 2015.

Prof. Ovtcharova vom KIT beim DigiTalk der IHK Köln mit EU-Kommissar Günther Oettinger
Prof. Ovtcharova from KIT at DigiTalk of IHK Cologne with EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger

Industry 4.0 – Do we miss the digital revolution? – On this theme IHK Cologne invited host Michael Gutjahr as well as guests out of politics, research and economy on 20.10.15 to the third “Digital Talk” in Cologne.

"Industry 4.0 Collaboration Lab" im LESC affiliated to "Plattform Industrie 4.0"

„Industry 4.0 Collaboration Lab“ in LESC, KIT was affiliated to the „Platform Industry 4.0“, an initiative of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

BNN berichtet über RegioEnergie
BNN reports about RegioEnergy

The newspaper "Badische Neuste Nachrichten" (BNN Rastatt / Gaggenau) reports about the created consortium with ten municipalities for the project "RegioEnergy" - Energy and Climate Protection - 25. September 2015

Important guest at IMI

Prof. Dr.-Ing Siefried Russwurm, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG visited IMI on September 3rd, 2015

Tag der offenen Tür am KIT
Open Day at KIT

Visitors immersed in virtual worlds and got to know the latest state of the art technology of virtual reality.

Handover of the “Kooperationsvertrag” (left: Prof. Mladenov; right: Prof. Proppe)
Signing of the cooperation agreement with TU Sofia (Bulgaria)

The intensive collaboration between the Technical University (TU) Sofia and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will continue until the end of 2018.

IMI auf der Hannover Messe
IMI at the Hannover Fair

From 13th of April until the 17th of April 2015, the Institute of Information Management in Engineering (IMI) has presented recent research results on the subject of "Industry 4.0" successfully at the Hannover Fair.