Disruptive technologies

Disruptive technologies are innovations replacing existing technologies, products or services or driving them off the market altogether.

To identify and assess such disruptive technologies and to derive strategies reacting to them frequently poses a great challenge to businesses.


3D printing

Additive manufacturing must be evaluated in entirely new ways owing to its peculiar features – great individuality and complexity of components at comparatively low cost. This way, it fundamentally changes the technology chains of manufacturing businesses.


Digital transformation

In the 21st century, digital transformation shapes businesses, their value creation processes and society as a whole.



E-Mobility, the Energy Transition and the move away from combustion engines represent great changes to traditional OEMs and suppliers.