The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and SmartFactoryKL presented their smart manual work station during the citizen’s fair. At the booth of Science Alliance Kaiserslautern, interested visitors were able to experience innovative forms of human-machine interaction.
Politicians also visited the exhibition. The Minister for Academic Affairs in Rhineland-Palatinate, Dr. Konrad Wolf, praised the continuous efforts from Kaiserslautern to bring together research and industry around the topic of Industrie 4.0.
In 2017, Mainz (the capital of Rhineland-Palatinate) held the official celebrations honoring the day of German unity. Many representatives of the German Federal Government, amongst them President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel, visited the state capital.