SICK Solution World - Creating Digital Transformation Today
Not on-site in Freiburg? No problem! Join us online in our virtual world. Online participants use the SICK Solution World event app (desktop and mobile use) as their “digital home”. This easy-to-use online tool allows you to find all the valuable information presented, shared and exhibited in a one-stop-shop way.
Use our event app to follow live stage performances in real-time and on demand. You can also find details about speakers and their contributions, a virtual help desk and all necessary organizational information.
All relevant exhibition items can be found in the event app, too. And if you move over to SOLUTION VALLEY, there’s extra opportunities to watch and listen or to engage with the exhibitors while sitting in your office or having a Latte Macchiato in your favorite café.
Digital partners and exhibitors
and many more...

Conference agenda and speakers
Successful Digitalization in Companies - Challenges, Experiences, Learnings and DIP as supporting principle

Mark Allibone
Technical Lead Digitalization

Rey Technology

Culture of Innovation at Amazon

Feras Alsamawi
Principal Digital Innovation Manager EMEA

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Accelerate Parcel Sorting
by Digital Analytics

Dr. Thomas Bayer
VP Digital Parcel

Siemens Logistics GmbH

Intralogistics in the industrial environment: mobile transport robots today and tomorrow

Mathias Behounek

Safelog GmbH

Reaping the benefits of collaborative automation: Requirements for mass adoption

Jacob Bom Madsen
Software Product Manager

Universal Robots A/S

Digital Enterprise - Infinite Opportunities from infinite data

Magnus Edholm
Head of Marketing

Digital Industries

Unleash the power of your production

Sven Hamann

Bosch Connected Industry

Connecting OT to the Cloud –
The Basic Ingredients

Michael Heller
Group Leader

M&M Software GmbH

AutoCoding Systems showcases the latest innovations in 4Sight, its unique inspection solution for SICK 2D and 3D cameras

Mike Hughes
Managing Director

AutoCoding Systems Ltd

Digital Ecosystems, connecting the real with the digital world

Guido Feind

Siemens Digital Industries Deutschland

Hackathon: Pitching, Voting & Awarding

Dr. Mats Goekstorp
Chairman of the Executive Board
Portfolio: Products & Marketing


Full Code – Low Code – No Code.
No code is faster than no code

Kay Jeschke
Business Architect

SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG

two steps ahead

Hans Michael Krause
Director Product Management
ctrlX World

ctrlX world - Bosch Rexroth AG

Enhance your automation thinking

Stefan Lantermann
Technical Sales Automation Systems


Freedom for robots and AGVs - wireless charging
with smart energy systems

Johannes Mayer
Managing Director, Co-Founder, 
Chief Evangelist

Wiferion GmbH

Interconnected value chains –
how is IoT enabling to create valuable insights

Max Morwind
Senior Technical Specialist Manager for EMEA IoT Team


Let's Build Data Spaces! Sharing Industrial Data Without Losing Control

Lars Nagel

International Data Spaces Association

The path to Data Driven Solutions using the example of Edge Analytics

Thomas Neumann
Business Development Manager

M&M Software GmbH

How mobile robots finally enable end-to-end automation in material supply

Benjamin Ochner
Senior Partner Manager

Magazino GmbH

The path to autonomous machine through the use of AI

Dr. Jens Ottnad
R&D Head Data & AI Machine Tools

TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen
GmbH + Co. KG

Improve product quality through intelligent communication of vision and printing systems 

Elmar Ranft
Head of Vision Inspection R&D

Laetus GmbH

"Rocket Science" or just “standard”? - Digitalization and data analytics (AI) in
Automation Technology

Werner Reichelt
Head of Key Account Management and Digitalization/AI Sales

Festo SE & Co. KG

Mass deployment of OT Devices via Docker Cluster - applications, firmware, tune

Helmut Saal
System specialist Docker for embedded linux controllers

Wago Kontakttechnik GmbH

The Evolution of Digitalization
in Intralogistics 

Andreas Sprickmann-Kerkerinck
Head of Sales


Modularization and autonomous transports - the key technologies for your Smart Factory

Martin Straub
MAXOLUTION Technology Field Manager

SEW-Eurodrive GmbH & Co. KG

Opening SICK Solution World

Niels Syassen
Member of the Executive Board Portfolio: Technology & Digitalization


From production data to business value

Henrik Vikberg
Manufacturing Lead EMEA -
AWS Industrial Products

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Lighthouse Project Industry 4.0 Swiss Smart Factory 

Michael Wendling
Project Leader Industry 4.0

Switzerland Innovation Park Biel/Bienne

Ease of Use in Automation. Simply: HORST

Patrick Wetzel
Application Engineer

fruitcore robotics GmbH

Campus Networks – Build your own smart industry with 5G

Antje Williams
Senior Vice President

Deutsche Telekom AG

Merging Data, Fusing AI

Amjad Zaim

Cognitro AI

Intralogistics in the industrial environment: mobile transport robots today and tomorrow

Dr. Tosja Zywietz
Member of the Executive Board
Portfolio: Operations


Digital Exhibitors and Solutions (extract)
Our company

Founded in 2005, AutoCoding has grown to become a global leader in packaging line automation solutions.  With a Head Office in the UK and subsidiaries in the US and Australia, packaging lines all over the world are protected by AutoCoding’s solutions.  They have many years of successful project experience working directly with leading food and beverage manufacturers, as well as excellent OEM relationships with all leading suppliers within production automation, coding and inspection industries.  AutoCoding Systems was acquired by the US Corporation, JBT in February of this year giving them further opportunities to develop and extend their global software solutions into wider areas of factory automation.

What you can experience

AutoCoding Systems will be demonstrating their latest innovations to their automatic inspection solution, 4Sight.  Following the success of the automatic print inspection application, 4Sight has been further developed extending its capability to the inspection of barcodes, packaging verification and histogram comparison - „Classify“- using the Inspector P range of SICK cameras, as well as 3D dimensioning using the SICK Trispector camera. AutoCoding Systems was granted a UK patent for 4Sight in early 2021.  It is a powerful vision application which uses a completely new approach to assessing the quality of print, packaging and products.

Our company

Under the name NEXEED, Bosch Connected Industry bundles software and services for Industry 4.0. NEXEED optimizes manufacturing and logistics processes in terms of transparency, agility, costs, quality, and time. NEXEED supports employees in their daily work and helps to make processes more efficient while saving resources. 
What you can experience

Nexeed Industrial Application System connects production and logistics:
Modern production depends on its employees. Everyone has their own view of what is most important for their area of responsibility. Whether it is a detailed view or a meta level – the different perspectives have one thing in common: they depend on a lean, forward-looking and connected process that offers orientationand a common basis for added value. The Nexeed Industrial Application System offers both. Building on the Bosch Production System (BPS), it combines lean management with IIoT – and combines the needs of the individual employee with the overall optimization of production and logistics.  

Our company

Cognitro is an AI and machine learning powerhouse, solving complex problems across healthcare, government, security, telecom, retail, and transportation sectors. Our team consists of world-class data scientists and seasoned AI experts able to unlock mysteries and insights from corporate and open data. We help enterprise and government organizations realize significant and measurable ROI from data and disrupting operational and business model. The depth and breadth of our AI knowledge & innovation allow us to create hybrid smart solutions with unique value propositions and to stay ahead in the AI race.
What you can experience

Cognitro will demonstrate its advanced computer vision capabilities integrated with SICK intelligent sensors through DeepTrace for people detection and tracking. By combining SICK 3D vision hardware along with Cognitro’s deep learning, the solution provides an accurate and reliable people detection of location and proximity to other objects, machines or barriers. The system can be used in a wide variety of transportation, logistic and safety applications including counting people inside facilities or buses as well as preventing collisions or accidents when pedestrians/vehicles are in motion.

Our company

All our development activities for digitalised automation revolve around one question: how can we make you more productive across the entire value chain? From initial engineering, procurement and commissioning to maintenance and operation? No matter where you are in this value chain, at Festo you will find the right digital offer for your needs. Take our software tools, for example, that help you to find the right product, or our digital solutions that enable predictive maintenance and predictive quality when combined with artificial intelligence. And last but not least, the many services and learning opportunities offered by Didactic that will support you on your journey to Industry 4.0.

What you can experience

Make decisions based on facts. Festo Automation Experience (Festo AX) is an easy-to-use solution that allows you to extract maximum value from the data produced by your system through artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. You can increase productivity, reduce energy costs, avoid quality losses, optimise your shop floor and create new business models just by analysing your data with Festo AX. Predictive maintenance, predictive energy and predictive quality – together we implement your individual solution. Get in touch with us! 

Our company

Fruitcore robotics is based in Constance on Lake Constance. The company was founded in 2017 and currently has about 75 employees, including highly specialized experts for design, electronics and software development. Our focus is on the development, production and marketing of technically outstanding and easy-to-operate industrial robots.We have developed an industrial robot system that facilitates the automation process for companies of all sizes. Our modular portfolio includes the industrial robot HORST with different load capacities and ranges, the intuitive software horstFX, as well as intelligent features for camera recognition and plug and play solutions including grippers.  
What you can experience

Thanks to their innovative kinematics and ease of use, our robot systems enable companies of all sizes and in all industries an easy, inexpensive and efficient entry into automation. Our software horstFX, which allows users to program the robots without any special knowledge, plays a particularly important role. Feel free to test it yourselves on our booth. Furthermore, HORST600 is waiting for you. With a footprint of 382 x 200 mm and a reach of 578 mm, it is used in metal processing, logistics or plastics. Typical applications: Pick & place, palletizing or loading and unloading of machines. Take the opportunity for a personal exchange with us. We are looking forward to meeting you.

Our company

The IDSA is on a mission to create the future of the global, digital economy. 
Its 130+ member companies and institutions have created the International Data Spaces architecture (IDS): a secure system of sovereign and trusted data exchange in which all participants can realize the full value of their data. IDS enables new smart services and innovative business processes to work across companies and industries while ensuring that the control of data remains in the hands of data providers. We call this data sovereignty.
Visit our website at for more Information.
What you can experience

Our lovely colleague Mia will explain what data sovereignty is and how it works. 
By the way, data sovereignty is the ingredient that brings a data space to life, that allows you to create value from your data. We'll show you what other ingredients go into a data space using our IDS reference architecture. Let's not forget the most important ingredient: our members.
They have transformed their data into added value, designed data-driven business models, created their own data spaces. Get to know them!

Our company

Laetus is a world-leading provider of powerful hardware and software for Vision Inspection, as well as Track and Trace.
What you can experience

Our solutions enable the highest level of product quality and efficient packaging processes in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, cosmetics, food and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG). The modules and complete systems can be seamlessly integrated into existing or new systems. Laetus offers a diverse range of possible applications for visual inspection, in order to check the quality, intactness and completeness of products within the packaging line. Our powerful inspection systems swiftly and reliably detect defective or damaged products, which can then be automatically sorted. Furthermore, valuable data can be gathered, which enables existing processes to be evaluated and optimised.

Our company

Magazino GmbH develops and builds intelligent, mobile robots that perceive their environment and make their own decisions. These autonomous robots work alongside people and make processes in e‑commerce, fashion and production logistics more flexible and efficient than ever before. With over 100 employees in Munich, Magazino is the largest Advanced Robotics team in Europe. Magazino’s investors include Jungheinrich AG, Körber AG, Zalando and Fiege Logistik.
What you can experience

Magazino presents the mobile robot SOTO that provides end-to-end automation for material supply in manufacturing. The autonomous robot handles and transports small load carriers (KLT) of various size and shape. Learn more about the technology and sensors involved, the different applications as well as the options to test and try the robot in your environment.

Our company

MindSphere World e.V. is a community of diverse experts from all areas of the industry that are necessary for the implementation of successful IIoT use cases. For us, digital transformation primarily involves a holistic view of the digital mindset, technology, process world, sales and financial aspects from monitoring to financing and assurance. To this end, we operate various formats in which we deal intensively with the respective focus topics, exchange experiences, and discuss future scenarios together. Together, we are working hard to make a difference.
What you can experience

Meet representatives from our community, and let us show you your advantages in a future-oriented IIoT community. We have many exciting success stories that will convince you that partnerships of complementary companies significantly accelerate innovation.

#Ecosystem #experiencesharing #IIoT #digitization #beingfaster

Our company

Microsoft Empowering others.
Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
What you can experience

At the SICK Solution World 2021 we as Microsoft Manufacturing Industry team will share insights originating from our position as leaders in Intelligent Manufacturing. Meet our experts as well as industry thought leaders, and join our keynote to learn more about smart, innovative solutions and how mega trends are shaping future manufacturing paradigms.

Aligned to the theme of Industrial Transformation, our showcases will highlight how companies can benefit from Azure Industrial IoT to advance industrial efficiencies and leverage powerful, yet secure IIoT solutions to connect modern and legacy technology assets internally as well as with suppliers and customers. From projects to products, visitors will be able to experience real-world business scenarios at our booth and discover best practices from our customers, boosting their transformation journey and accelerating technology adoption to build more agile factories, create more resilient supply chains and enable always-on service for their customers.

Our company

Phoenix Contact is a globally present, Germany-based market leader. Our group is synonymous with future-oriented components, systems, and solutions in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics, and automation. A global network across more than 100 countries and 17,600 employees ensure close proximity to our customers, which we believe is particularly important.

What you can experience

PLCnext Technology – The open ecosystem for limitless automation.

Experience limitless automation with us by using the PLCnext Technology Ecosystem. The open control PLCnext Control enables you to program equally in IEC61131 and in high-level languages - matching the desired automation solution. By using applications from the PLCnext Store you can shorten your development time and at the same time turn your program parts into a business model. Try out PLCnext Technology yourself at the Hackathon or talk to our experts on site at the exhibition.

Our company

Rey Technology, "die Macher": As an owner-managed company we have been putting our business partners at the center of everything we do since 1982. Rey Technology stands for sustainable, future-oriented automation and digitization solutions, cooperation based on partnership, sound know-how, many years of experience and high quality standards.

What you can experience

Rey Technology has focused on the development and integration of complex automation and digitization solutions for the industrial environment for over 40 years. At SICK Solution World we will show our IoT platform, which we offer as a reseller solution.

The IoT platform covers the following customer needs:

• Alarming
• Dashboard
• Online visualization
• Remote control
• Remote maintenance

Our company

SAFELOG is a leading provider for the development and intelligent interconnection of innovative logistics systems. Our expertise includes hardware and software solutions for patented, intuitively operated pick-by-light order picking systems and automated guided vehicles. Highly flexible agent-based software is at the heart of our AGVs.
What you can experience

SICK Solution World 2021 will allow you to experience our new AGV M4 up close. You will be able to find out more about its features and technologies, such as the virtual track navigation, which was developed in cooperation with SICK, the inductive charging system or the brushless DC motor.

Our company

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years.

Siemens Digital Industries is an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and digitalization. In close cooperation with our partners and customers, we are the driving force for the digital transformation in the discrete and process industries. We help our customers to fully exploit the potential of data for their company by connecting the real and digital worlds and combining the power of hardware and software. This way, we bring together processes that previously ran separately into one continuous flow of data, thus enabling the industrial Internet of Things. An Internet that covers the entire value chain, from shop floor to top floor, from sensors to the cloud.
What you can experience

The heart of our offering is our Digital-Enterprise-Portfolio. It offers enterprises of every size and type products, end-to-end solutions, and services for integrating and digitalizing the entire value chain. Optimized to meet the specific needs of each industry, they support our customers in shortening their development times and increasing the flexibility, productivity, and environmental efficiency of their production processes. To make this possible, we work closely with our customers and partners in ecosystems and on cloud-based platforms. As an innovation leader, we think ahead to the next level of digital transformation – and integrate cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, edge computing, cloud computing, industrial 5G, blockchain and additive manufacturing into our Digital Enterprise portfolio. This is how we drive the convergence of information technology and operation technology and enable the smart usage of data. In order to facilitate the start and implementation of digitalization, we offer comprehensive consulting and to develop a digitalization strategy and roadmap together with you. Discover the possibilities for your company.

Our company

As one of the global market leaders in drive technology, SEW-EURODRIVE moves countless processes, systems and machines in many sectors of the production and process industry. SEW-EURODRIVE has been helping customers boost their productivity for almost 90 years. Solutions from SEW EURODRIVE can be found all over the world, from fast, dynamic and highly accurate applications, as used in discrete manufacturing, to large and powerful applications as used in the raw materials industry or container terminals and continuous and logistical processes.

Our company

Software will dominate the future of intralogistics. This is precisely why SYNAOS is concentrating on this area and developing a unique software ecosystem with SYNA.OS LOGISTICS. Based on artificial intelligence and the latest cloud technology, SYNAOS is building, developing and already providing a software operating system to orchestrate robots, vehicles and people in the factories and logistics centers of today and the future. With SYNAOS, efficiency is increased and delays are reduced: 30 percent fewer vehicles are needed in order to deliver the same workload. No other software on the market leads to comparable results. 
What you can experience

Quantum leap to optimized intralogistics.
SYNAOS' powerful software orchestrates the factory and logistics center of today and tomorrow. In doing so, we rely on artificial intelligence and the latest cloud technologies. With us, you achieve maximum efficiency that no other solution on the market can offer you. Combine your hardware as needed and unleash the full power of complexity.

Our company

We are the market and technology leader in machine tools and lasers for industrial manufacturing, and are shaping almost every sector with our innovations. Our software solutions are paving the way for the smart factory, and we are facilitating high-tech processes in industrial electronics. Our mission is to advance production technology, making it not only digitally connected, but also even more economical, precise and future-proof. We want to make manufacturing – including its upstream and downstream processes – more efficient. In doing so, we will help build the industrial world of tomorrow.
What you can experience

We will show the Q.ANT particle sensor, which enables particle analysis, which was previously often only possible off-line with laboratory equipment, to be integrated on-line in high quality directly into the process. This now enables accurate real-time control of the processes.

In addition, TRUMPF Hüttinger will show how to convert electricity into the required frequency and power - whether for plasma applications, industrial heating, energy storage systems or CO2 laser excitation.

Our company

At Universal Robots we strive to make automation accessible to small and medium-sized businesses. Our collaborative robot arms (cobots) are user-friendly, lightweight, inexpensive and flexible. With our cobots we enable our customers’ employees to work safely and next to the robot arm. This allows companies to establish a flexible and stable production. Together with our UR+ partners like SICK we give customers the right automation package to meet their needs.

Our company

The WAGO Group is an international, standard-setting supplier of electrical interconnection and automation products and interface electronics. The family-run company is the world market leader in spring pressure connection technology.

WAGO has continued to grow since being founded in 1951, with a current worldwide workforce of around 8,000, with more than 3,500 of these in Germany at its headquarters in Minden (North Rhine-Westphalia) and in Sondershausen (Thuringia). The company achieved sales of EUR 862 million in 2017. 
What you can experience

We will show our open automation systems and in particular the mass handling of devices via Docker. This includes firmware updates, application rollouts and backing up controllers. 

Our company

Wiferion is the leading solution provider for mobile wireless power supply for electric industrial vehicles, was founded in 2016 by four former employees of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems and is one of the technology drivers in the field of wireless charging. Wiferion creates the basis for a resource-saving and sustainable energy supply.
What you can experience

The patented etaLINK 3000 system was developed for inductive charging of industrial vehicles within the area of mobile robotics and wireless charging AGV. With our design, the chargers take into account the intelligence and autonomy of the new generation of robotics systems. They can be easily and independently installed and provides all relevant data of the vehicle.

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