Welcome to the
EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr

By winning the German government’s Leading-Edge Cluster Competition and founding EffizienzCluster Logistik e. V. and EffizienzCluster Management GmbH in 2010, the innovation ecosystem of logistics and IT at the Dortmund location was supplemented by the EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr. The highly relevant and technologically convincing results of the cluster’s research and innovation projects on digitization and autonomization have given logistics and IT a special boost both nationally and internationally.

At the same time, the major scientific institutions at the Dortmund location have pushed ahead with numerous initiatives and projects in the field of logistics and digitization in recent years, thus creating further structures for sustainable innovation development in the high-tech logistics sector.

The result is the Digital Hub Logistics – a unique ecosystem for the digital transformation of logistics and “successor” to the EfficiencyCluster LogistikRuhr. The aim is to support the development and faster dissemination of innovative products and processes. An essential basis for the development of specific formats and services is the networking of partners from science, business and society.

The general meeting of EffizienzCluster Logistik e. V. decided at the end of June 2020 to rename EffizienzCluster Logistik e. V. to Digital Hub Logistics e. V. Accordingly, EffizienzCluster Management GmbH has changed its name to Digital Hub Management GmbH.

The Digital Hub Logistics thus functions as the centre for new formats of cooperation between industry and science in the field of logistics and IT and forms the bracket around the participating organisations of the innovation ecosystem logistics and IT at the Dortmund location around the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML, the Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering ISST, the Digital Hub Logistics e. V. and its corporate members as well as the Technical University of Dortmund and other players such as the City of Dortmund or the TechnologieZentrumDortmund.

You will soon find out more about Digital Hub Logistics e. V. and Digital Hub Management GmbH here.

Meeting Point Europe

Are you interested in the international activities of the cluster? Here you can find our competence atlas about our European network (PDF, 3,6 MB).
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