Undine Stricker-Berghoff was the managing director of VFA-Interlift e.V. in Hamburg, Germany. She studied Mechanical Engineering at Ruhr-University in Bochum, Germany, and, immediately after graduation, worked as an energy consultant for ERPAG in Lugano, Switzerland. Prior to joining VFA-Interlift, Stricker-Berghoff worked for VDI, the Association of German Engineers in Düsseldorf, Germany, as secretary for Building Services and was in charge of the VDI-Guideline department. She also served one term as director general for the Lübeck Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Since 2005, she has been working as a coach and consultant for management and marketing in her own engineering office ProEconomy, mainly for energy- and building-services companies.
Global companies and SMEs display products with many technological innovations. The Hanover Fair in Hanover, Germany, is the world’s largest industrial fair and Industry-4.0 platform. (The term “Industry 4.0,” or the “fourth industrial revolution,” was first used at the Hanover Fair in 2011 to describe the use of cyber physical systems in manufacturing and products.)…Read More