Oct 1, 2014 - Sep 30, 2015 • Funded by the BMBF

This project explored future directions for the user interfaces of computer-aided manufacturing systems that support the demographic change in the workforce, and created a roadmap for future research and development in this area.


  • Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT)
  • Chair for Communication Science, Prof. Martina Ziefle (HCIC, RWTH Aachen University)
  • Chair for Media Informatics and Human-Computer Interaction, Prof. Jan Borchers (HCIC, RWTH Aachen University)
  • Chair for Text Linguistics and Technical Communication, Prof. Eva Jakobs (HCIC, RWTH Aachen University)
  • Advisory Board (CAx system developers and users)