We link logistics with IT.

The Center of Excellence Logistics and IT combines the leading research institutions in Dortmund as a scientific location to form an ecosystem for innovation with international appeal: We are making logistics the key scientific discipline of the industrial future.

Topics

Transfer

Community

Our work is on the latest topics of our times.

Applied cognitive ergonomics

Generalisation of previous field and laboratory studies for transfer into practice.

Autonomous logistic systems

Management and control of independently acting elements in logistics systems.

Digital Health Care

Human-centered implementation of new control and communication concepts.

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Business models & innovation transfer

Exploitation of technical developments and development of competencies for the transfer of innovation.

Information Logistics

Conceptualization and implementation of information logistics processes.

Machine Learning

Machine learning in logistics as the key to new products and processes.

Human-Technology Interaction

Basics for the new generation of Human-Technology-Interaction.

Software engineering in intralogistics

Use of architectural concepts for the software development of cyber-physical systems.

We do research for the benefit of people, the economy and society.

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Heads

Excellent research and teaching by linking people with expertise.

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Society

Applying and using research in new contexts.

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Business

Innovation guide and companion for new technologies.

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Licences

New ways to license software and data.

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Spin-offs

Nucleus for technology and knowledge-intensive spin-offs.

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Teaching

Fostering the next generation of scientists in logistics.

Cooperation and collaboration – our driving force.

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Researchers BBQ

Discussions about research and results with a series of workshops.

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Research infrastructure

Inter-organizational use of all service facilities.

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PhD School

Summer School für Promovierende der Logistik.

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Associations

Partnerships at strategic and operational level.

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Series of publications

Whitepapers outline the future of logistics.

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Conferences and congresses

Participation in national and international events.

News and events

From our work

Topics, facts and figures

The Center of Excellence Logistics and IT informs about its previous activities and takes a look into the future.

Success stories

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“Emili”, look over here: Study provides better interaction with autonomous container

“Emili”, look over here: Study provides better interaction with autonomous container

Communication between people and technology plays a decisive role in the success of the social networked industry. How people can communicate intuitively with automated transport vehicles was the subject of a recent study by the ”Human-Technology Interaction” research clan at the Center of Excellence Logistics and IT.

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c/o Fraunhofer-Institut für Materialfluss und Logistik IML
Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Straße 2–4 | 44227 Dortmund
info@leistungszentrum-logistik-it.de

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Management Center of Excellence

Dr. -Ing. Christoph Besenfelder
Fraunhofer IML
+49 231 9743 417
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Frederik Möller
Technische Universität Dortmund
+49 231 755 8313
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Christoph Pott
Technische Universität Dortmund
+49 231 755 4492
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Dr. -Ing. Michael Schmidt
Fraunhofer IML
+49 231 9743 285
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