Industry 4.0: Lessons Learned from the German Industry

  • Hannes WinklerEmail author
  • Luiz Felipe Scavarda
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


Interest in Industry 4.0 has grown significantly in both academic and industrial societies. However, there are still many challenges and barriers to move from concept to reality. This paper addresses this research-practice gap by analysing the development of Industry 4.0 within the German industry highlighting the main lessons learned.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Applied Sciences EsslingenGöppingenGermany
  2. 2.Pontífica Universidade Católica Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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