About the hosts

ARENA2036 stands for “Active Research Environment for the Next generation of Automobiles” and is the innovation platform for production and mobility of the future. The research campus is one of a total of nine in the BMBF funding initiative “Research Campus – Public-Private Partnership for Innovation” in Germany. We see ourselves as an innovation platform for future technologies, where high-tech companies and leading scientific institutes work togehter to delvelop new disruptive technologies. As part of the University of Stuttgart campus, we provide our more than 50+ partners direct access to excellent know-how and collaboration with leading experts from a wide range of scientific disciplines.

The Institute for Control Engineering of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Units (ISW) of the University of Stuttgart is one of the leading research centers in the field of control engineering – from planning to the tool. The ISW does interdisciplinary research in technologies for the future production and automation. For the industry we are for almost 50 years an innovative and reliably partner for ambitious challenges, from the first idea to the end product.

The University of Stuttgart is one of the leading technically oriented universities in Germany with global significance. It sees itself as a center of university-based, non-university, and industrial research. Furthermore, it takes a role as a guarantor of research-based teaching, focused on quality and holism. The university promotes the transfer of knowledge and technologies to society in all their profile- and competence areas as well as their emerging fields. The „Stuttgarter Weg” (Stuttgart Way) means an interdisciplinary integration of engineering, natural sciences, humanities, management, economics and social sciences based on the fundamentals of cutting-edge research at a disciplinary level. Our vision is “Intelligent systems for a sustainable society”.