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.
Our work is on the latest topics of our times.
Autonomous logistic systems
Establishment of the infrastructure and launch of the so-called PACE Lab.
Establishment and operation of a picking lab with special consideration of the aspects of safety, security and privacy.
Design of socio-technical systems
Establishment of an exoskeleton test center, development of an XR Lab for research into mixed reality applications.
Preparation of different logistic use cases in combination with Machine Learning.
Test environment with real-time data acquisition and analysis of autonomous logistics systems, e.g. drones or driverless transport systems.
Testing of modern technologies for the design of workplaces in intralogistics.
Exoskeleton Test Center
Research into the potential and acceptance of intelligent support structures by humans.
Exploring the opportunities and challenges of mixed reality for virtual training.
Didactic center of a further education offer in blended learning format.
We do research for the benefit of people, the economy and society.
Excellent research and teaching by linking people with expertise.
Applying and using research in new contexts.
Innovation guide and companion for new technologies.
New ways to license software and data.
Nucleus for technology and knowledge-intensive spin-offs.
Fostering the next generation of scientists in logistics.
Cooperation and collaboration – our driving force.
Discussions about research and results with a series of workshops.
Inter-organizational use of all service facilities.
Summer School für Promovierende der Logistik.
Partnerships at strategic and operational level.
Series of publications
Whitepapers outline the future of logistics.
Conferences and congresses
Participation in national and international events.
News and events
Zwölf spannende Workshops, interaktive Lab-Touren durch die Testzentren des Fraunhofer-Instituts für Materialfluss und Logsitik IML und über 100 Mitmacher:...