The OWL Joint Stand

50 exhibitors present on 670 m² solutions, practical examples and support services for intelligent manufacturing.

Industrial Automation 

Machine Learning – We bring intelligence into machines

Innovative automation and drive solutions are the basis for intelligent production. In the Leading-Edge Cluster it’s OWL, world market leaders develop new solutions for machine learning that lead to considerable improvements and savings.


Intelligent machines and smart services

Networked systems, innovative production and platforms

Technological leaders from the SME sector stand for reliable, efficient and user-friendly machines and devices. At the stand, they will present networked machines, vehicles, hazardous materials storage and related services. New methods of additive manufacturing, high-performance joining and signal transmission contribute significantly to these fields of technology.


Cutting-edge research for Intelligent Technical Systems

Innovation partners for SMEs

Our universities and research institutes make research findings available through new technologies. In Hannover, they show applications in assistance systems, machine learning, networked systems, intelligent product development and electromobility.


Startup region OstWestfalenLippe

Ideal environment for new business ideas

New business ideas emerge from the partnerships within the network. In OstWestfalenLippe, startups find an ideal environment. Universities, incubators and the Technologiefonds OWL provide entrepreneurs with support in developing their business concept. At the joint stand, startups will present their approaches for artificial intelligence, robotics, additive manufacturing, warehouse management and the use of drones.


Networks and services

We support SMEs and bring partners together

Industry initiatives, chambers of commerce and economic development organisations are transfer partners of it’s OWL. As part of the “OWL 4.0 – We shape our tomorrow” strategic concept, they support companies in harnessing the potential of digital transformation. This, for example, is done through digitalisation checks, training courses and partner matchmaking.