The technology network “it's OWL” – short for Intelligent Technical Systems OstWestfalenLippe – is an alliance of 174 businesses, universities and other partners. Named as a Leading-Edge Cluster by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, BMBF), it is involved in 46 research projects to develop intelligent technical systems and make Industry 4.0 a reality.
Global market and technology leaders work with research institutes in 46 research projects to develop intelligent products and production processes that make life easier: from automation and drive solutions, household appliances, self-service equipment, vehicles and machinery to networked production units.
OstWestfalenLippe is “at the top of North Rhine-Westphalia” – not just in geographical terms, but commercially too. As one of the strongest production areas in Europe and named as a Leading-Edge Cluster by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), high-tech from OWL makes a contribution to safeguarding production in Germany.
The core of the cluster is made up of family-run businesses and a wide range of medium-sized firms. Universities and research institutes are leaders in the field of intelligent technical systems. Outstanding working conditions and career opportunities are available to specialists and managers in commercial and scientific fields. See for yourself.