The year 2015 has once again highlighted the outcomes and achievements of the successful partnership between the automotive supplier Magna and Graz University of Technology.
Have a look at the Activity Report 2015.
On 12 November 2015, a prominent audience listened to Kurt Hofstädter, Head of Digital Factory Central Eastern Europe at Siemens Austria, who put forward some ideas on the subject of "The Digital Enterprise - Industry 4.0".
See some pictures here.
Since 10 years Graz University of Technology and MAGNA operate FSI as one unique and successful public-private partnership focussing on teaching and researching automotive, tool, and forming technologies.
It is interaction that makes the success of this unique institution.
See pictures of celebrating "10 years of FSI".
Nowadays, individual mobility is crucial for everyone. Thus, Helmut Brunner has invented an Origami e-car - the smart Origami Sportster - as part of his diploma thesis at the FSI. This foldable electric car could help avoiding gridlock in the city. Read more...
Size does matter - smart city vehicles should be eco-friendly and small.
© TU Graz / Mario Hirz
Agile production aims for production companies responding better to market fluctuations. Agility is a strategic property of companies to adapt proactively to external and internal changes. Thus the PSM started together with MAGNA a three-year research project on the agile production in Industry 4.0. Graduate and doctoral students are involved in this project led by Christian Rabitsch. Read more...
FSI researchers strike new innovative paths to material heating: In the lab, there is already a prototype of an induction furnace for the automotive industry. From kitchen to industry: the induction method - as applied in a kitchen induction stove - where energy is transferred as an alternating electromagnetic field and converted into heat. Read more...
Photo: © TU Graz / Helmut Lunghammer