UNIDO at Hannover Messe
In 2014, UNIDO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Deutsche Messe AG, the owner and organizer of Hannover Messe, aimed to establish a strategic partnership in the organization of industrial trade fairs, particularly those focusing on supporting Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID) in emerging and developing countries.
Hannover Messe, the world’s leading industrial and technology fair, serves as a global hub for industrial and technology exchange and transfer. It covers a wide range of themes such as R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. The topic of Industry 4.0 has permeated all these different industrial segments. It was in the Hannover Messe event of 2011 when the concept “Industrie 4.0” was first conceptualized and presented. Since then, successive events of Hannover Messe exhibition have featured multiple industrial sectors involved in the digitalization of industry, showcasing Industry 4.0 answers to the key question faced by industrial enterprises around the world.
The presence of UNIDO at Hannover Messe during all five days from 23-27 April 2018 will help in maximizing the trade and technology partnerships. As in previous years, UNIDO’s participation at Hannover Messe 2018 served as an important springboard for a number of its Subcontracting and Partnership Exchange (SPX) Centres to promote their local content support programmes in their respective countries as well as to provide SPX service companies with assistance in their national and international matchmaking efforts.
See UNIDO at Hannover Messe Report 2017 here
See UNIDO SPX Programme Brochure here