Platform Launch Event

The time has finally come that to launch our AI Marketplace platform. For this occasion, we plan to host a special virtual launch event to which you are cordially invited. A live demo of the platform, key notes on AI in product creation as well as insights into services of the AI Marketplace await you. Please mark this date in your calendars already and celebrate this exciting launch together with us.

Friday, 26 March 2021 | 2-3.30 PM
Online Event


2.00 PM


AI Marketplace – A Success Story
Prof. Roman Dumitrescu, Heinz Nixdorf Institute, it’s OWL, Fraunhofer IEM
2.15 PM




Getting real – Live Demo of the AI Marketplace
Leon Özcan, Heinz Nixdorf Institute
Marc Foullois, Fraunhofer IEM
Dr. Maximilian Panzner,
Dr. Olaf Knospe, WESTAFLEXwerk
2.40 PM


AI Marketplace – What’s next?
Ulrich Ahle, FIWARE Foundation
3.00 PM


AI Marketplace – More than a Platform
Dr. Alain Pfouga, prostep ivip e. V.
3.15 PM


AI Vision for Product Creation
Ulrich Sendler, Ulrich Sendler
3.30 PM




To stay tuned on all event news, please also follow the AI Marketplace on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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