International Projects

it's OWL - it's global

it’s OWL is a sought-after partner in European and international projects. Here, the cluster provides as well as receives valuable know-how in technology and facilitates the transfer of project results to a wider community.

Current projects

itsowl-EA - Innovation Competences in AI
In the project itsowl-EA, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the Leading-Edge Cluster it's OWL develops a strategy-driven cooperation model together with the innovation region Canada, particularly British Columbia, to answer the question "How can technology networks cooperate strongly and goal-oriented to reach global top positions?" Learn more


Boost 4.0 - Big Data for Factories
How can production data be utilised to predict and prevent machine failure? In the Leading-Edge Cluster it’s OWL, BENTELER and Fraunhofer IEM are working together on a pilot factory where predictive maintenance methods and tools are implemented in order to answer this question. The research collaboration in OstWestfalenLippe is part of the EU project BOOST 4.0. Learn more


Secure IoT
SecureIoT is a project and a joint effort of global leaders in IoT services and IoT cybersecurity to secure the next generation of dynamic, decentralised IoT systems, through implementing a range of predictive IoT security services. it's OWL serves as dissemination partner and cluster partner provide practical use cases. Learn more