IFOY AWARD, the world’s largest intralogistics award, is cooperating with the TRANSFER.FESTIVAL of the Digital.Hub Logistics and the Fraunhofer Institute for Logistics and Materials Stream IML. The companions lately agreed to work collectively. Earlier than the IFOY AWARD Night time 2023 begins at 18.00 on twenty second June at Dortmunder U, IFOY AWARD finalists and competition individuals will actively form two periods on the matters of automation and sustainability on the premises of Fraunhofer IML – following the competition motto of “make, switch, community”.
Pageant individuals can select from a complete of 14 periods – together with pattern matters similar to blockchain or open supply in logistics. A particular characteristic shall be that as a substitute of PowerPoint slides and infinite lectures, revolutionary, interactive codecs similar to debates or fish bowls await visitors.
“We wish to encourage data switch from science to enterprise and vice versa,” says Anita Würmser, govt chairwoman of the IFOY AWARD jury. “That doesn’t work with a marathon lecture, however solely interactively in dialogue. Information is required right here, but additionally the braveness to precise an opinion.”
“The IFOY AWARD finalists and their clients enrich our competition programme with their deep data of options and traits in intralogistics,” emphasises Maria Beck, Managing Director of Digital Hub Administration GmbH. “On the similar time, they profit from the data of our long-standing programme companions.”
The third version of the TRANSFER.FESTIVAL shall be enriched by lab excursions that provide unique insights behind the scenes at Fraunhofer IML. Developments similar to drones, exoskeletons and autonomous cellular robots (AMR) shall be demonstrated. Throughout the lunch break with stay music, there would be the alternative for intensive networking.
At 18.00, the festive IFOY AWARD Night time with the 2023 finalists and invited visitors from enterprise, science, politics, and the media will begin on the Dortmunder U. Greater than 250 invited visitors from seven international locations are anticipated to attend the celebration within the historic former brewing tower of the Dortmunder Union Brewery and on the roof terrace. Throughout the awards ceremony, the key shall be revealed as to which of the 25 nominated gadgets and options in a complete of seven classes shall be awarded the “Oscar of Intralogistics”. All finalists will bear the three-stage IFOY audit on the IFOY TEST DAYS as a part of the TEST CAMP INTRALOGISTICS on March 29 and 30 at Messe Dortmund. Afterwards, the worldwide jury will make its choice.