Studies 2020

Digital Twin Overcoming Borders: Data Exchange Between Different Stakeholders

Study Results /

Production part and its digital twin on a screen in the background
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Challenge and Motivation

  • Suppliers, customers and other stakeholders have interest in partners’ data for value creation
  • Sharing of information between different companies is scarce


  • Enabling of value creation (by product optimization e.g.) though data access over company borders


  • Analysis of data and information needs of different types of stakeholder
  • Development of suggestions for data exchange models
  • Comprehensive consideration of legal aspects of data exchange between companies
  • Demonstration on concrete, exemplary use case