As the world’s leading trade fair for smart automation and robotics, automatica brings together all key technologies in the international technology hub of Munich. This makes it a meeting point for constructive and visionary cross-sectoral exchange between industrial, research and political representatives. And there is more: It offers an overview of global developments, topics, innovations, and solutions, thus providing the necessary orientation and investment security in these times of upheaval. So that the vision of gradual advancement from automated to autonomous production may become reality – providing a growth opportunity for you and your company.
The world is changing – and the changes since the last automatica in 2018 have been greater than we ever imagined. While much of the world came to a grinding halt, digitalization and Industry 4.0 gained unprecedented speed. The significance of automation and robotics increased rapidly in view of soaring demand from a wide range of production sectors – and specifically due to efforts to tackle the pandemic.
As a result, re-shoring and resilience had to and have to be reconsidered in order to be better positioned for future challenges. These learnings equally apply to digital transformation. It has come a long way during this time, but not yet far enough.
At the same time, climate change has finally established itself as a major global issue of our time. This has increased demand for “green” technologies and systems that enable energy-efficient and carbon-neutral production. Here, automation and robotics are the key to sustainability and climate neutrality.
automatica 2022 offers you profound answers and solutions to these and other issues. As world's leading marketplace for automated smart production automatica offers Robotics, Assembly/ Handling Technology, Machine Vision, and Digital Solutions for the Smart Factory. With these sectors, automatica covers the entire value chain from components to systems, from services to applications – across all manufacturing sectors and in line with our vision of autonomous production. The trend topics? Digital transformation , artificial intelligence , man & machine and sustainable production . Let us make our way into an exciting and successful future together!
visitors: 38 % international share
exhibitors: 31 % international share
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The munich_i high-tech summit celebrated its virtual premiere in June 2021. This globally unique joint project of automatica, Messe München and the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) connects science and research with politics and the industry in a targeted manner. What is special about it? munich_i not only reflects the global state of research in robotics and AI, but also debates ethical issues surrounding the interaction of human and artificial intelligence – making it a format of relevance to society at large.
With the business and dialog platform automatica sprint the community gained a digital industry forum of unlimited reach in June 2021 – a short agile sprint preceding the leading exhibition automatica 2022. With its exhibitor brand rooms as well as around 100 presentations, live demonstrations, panel discussions and the successful premiere of munich_i, automatica sprint offered plenty of impetus and inspiration – and above all: a long-awaited opportunity for exchange and business. A format that set a precedent: Proven digital offerings will also be found at the world's leading trade fair in 2022 – to facilitate participation of new international target groups who cannot be there in person.