45th ICOHTEC Symposium

Flyer Copyright: Markus Spiske, Anie Spratt, Janko Ferlic

(Saint-Étienne, FR) Last week, Robert Peters participated in the 45th Symposium of the International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) in Saint-Étienne, France. He presented a paper about future expectations of the German textile industry and the role of history at the threshold to Industry 4.0. In his talk he explained why tradition can make German textile manufacturers the perfect partners for developing smart products.