Press / News

  • 13.08.2021

    MR4B enters the implementation phase

    Im Juli 2021 ist der WvSC dem WIR!-Bündnis MR4B – Mixed Reality for Business – beigetreten. Im September 2021 hat das Bündnis die Zusage für die 6-jährige Förderphase bekommen. Der WvSC freut sich, nun gemeinsam mit den Partnern des MR4B in die Umsetzungsphase zu gehen.“

    Press release

  • 13.08.2021

    5G campus network of the WvSC

    A 5G campus network is being built on the laboratory and open spaces of the Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry & Science in Siemensstadt² to research and test the future topic of connectivity. This is needed, among other things, to get autonomous logistical transport vehicles rolling. The project “5G-based autonomous logistics” is funded by the Senate Department for Economic Affairs, Energy and Enterprises (SenWiEnBe). 

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    Press release Telekom

  • 10.06.2021

    BioFusion 4.0

    Industry 4.0 plus biological principles equals “BioFusion 4.0”.

    In the BioFusion 4.0 project, solutions for the sustainable biological transformation of production are to be developed and demonstrated using industrial use cases of discrete products. The Werner von Siemens Centre for Industry & Science is an associated partner.

    Press release Fraunhofer (German only)

  • 02.07.2020

    A lot of energy

    The Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Businesses is funding two further research projects of the Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science with almost 20 million euros. The projects “Hightemperature Applications” and “Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul” are starting. Together, the partners want to develop technologies that will lead to more efficient solutions in central power generation, thereby conserving resources and reducing emissions.

    Press release Berliner Senat (German only)

  • 22.05.2020

    A lot of drive

    The Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises has approved around 10 million euros for the first research project “Electrical drives”. The 16 project partners will work on the electric machine of the future, building primarily on the future technologies of digitalization, additive manufacturing and new materials.

    Press release Berliner Senat (German only)

  • 20.05.2020

    New Logo

    Today the Werner-von-Siemens Centre (WvSC) presents a new logo, which was developed by several partners. Summarized in a nutshell: It is colorful and diverse, with clear structures and technical shapes. A reflection of the WvSC.

  • 27.01.2020

    Siemensstadt 2.0 - 7.5 million euros for the Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science

    The Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Businesses has approved 7.5 million euros from the support program of the “Joint Task for the Improvement of Regional Economic Structures”. Half of the funding consists of federal and half of state funds and supports the establishment and expansion of the co-location, i.e. the joint infrastructure of the association.

    Press release Senat für Wirtschaft, Energie und Betriebe (German only)

  • 03.09.2019

    Founders' meeting

    Twelve partners have come together today to form the non-profit association Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science e.V. (WvSC). The association forms the framework for the joint co-creation. Members have the opportunity to participate in the co-creation and can use premises and infrastructure of the WvSC.

    Press release Gestalt Robotics (German only)

  • 27.06.2019

    New professorships for future technologies in Siemensstadt

    The Berlin Senate’s 2020-2021 draft budget provides for three new professorships to research digital production technologies. The professorships are a core element of the Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science, which is being built in Siemensstadt.. The Senate Chancellery – Science and Research has earmarked 1.5 million euros annually to finance the three additional professorships.

    Press release Senat – Wissenschaft und Forschung (German only)

    Press release TU (German only)

  • 27.06.2019

    The child needs a name

    The partners BAM, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, TU Berlin and Siemens announce the new name of the research cooperation: Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science.

    Werner von Siemens stands for inventiveness, a wealth of ideas and start-up spirit in Berlin – the perfect name patron for an agile research cooperation in Germany’s capital. The name is a commitment to the past and to a strong future in Siemensstadt 2.0.

    Press release BAM

    Press release Fraunhofer IPK (German only)

    Press release Youse (German only)


  • 31.10.2018

    Common Cause

    Today, the Berlin Senate and Siemens signed the 600 million Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Siemensstadt 2.0, a second MoU for an industry and science campus was signed with the city of Berlin, the Technical University of Berlin, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) and Siemens. The MoU sets the course for a first concrete measure addressing both dedicated core technologies and specific fields of application in the energy sector.

    Press release Siemens

    Press release Berliner Senat (German only)