8. December 2020

MARKET 4.0 – a Multi-Sided Business Platform for Plug and Produce Industrial Product-Service Systems

The goal of MARKET 4.0 is to develop an open multi-sided digital platform that allows manufacturing equipment and service providers to connect and collaborate with manufacturing companies. This will enable direct interaction between suppliers and customers of industrial product-service systems and will improve the selling power of SME manufacturing plants.

The Center Integrated Business Applications is working on this project as a consultant and system integrator. To this end, we are developing concepts and templates to simplify the onboarding of e.g. ERP systems into the SCSN (Smart Connected Supplier Network). ERP suppliers who join MARKET4.0/SCSN connect their own customers with a large number of potential business partners. Smaller companies in particular benefit from their own visibility within the platform. This multiplier effect is reflected in the name of our sub-project – “EDI Multiply”. The final development of our own demonstrator integrated into our IT landscape shows the feasibility of onboarding for us as an SME.

You can find more information about the MARKET 4.0 project here.