MIT and Carnegie Mellon exhibit at HANNOVER MESSE

  • March 01, 2016
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March 1, 2016 - The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invented GPS, developed Doppler radar and is a pioneer in 3D printing. Carnegie Mellon University created the navigation software used by NASA’s Mars rovers, built robots that can walk on water and is a birthplace of artificial intelligence. Together they boast more than 100 Nobel laureates. In 2016 both will exhibit at HANNOVER MESSE for the first time.

“Carnegie Mellon and MIT are two of America’s most storied research universities. Their participation further spotlights the innovative power of Partner Country USA at HANNOVER MESSE,” said Marc Siemering, senior vice president of HANNOVER MESSE. The two universities join leading German institutions such as the Fraunhofer Society and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

MIT and Carnegie Mellon will exhibit at the USA Pavilion in Hall 2. MIT will emphasize the university’s commitment to "Mens et Manus" training, which leads to commercialization and entrepreneurship, as well as how MIT promotes technology transfer. Carnegie Mellon will showcase research innovations in robotics and additive manufacturing with a focus on emerging university startups in these fields.


The world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology runs from 25 to 29 April 2016 in Hannover, Germany. HANNOVER MESSE 2016 features five parallel trade fairs: Industrial Automation, Digital Factory, Energy, Industrial Supply, and Research & Technology. The core topics for 2016 are industrial automation and IT, energy and environmental engineering, innovative subcontracting solutions and lightweight design, and research and development. The United States of America is Partner Country of HANNOVER MESSE 2016.

Deutsche Messe AG

From its headquarters in Hannover, Germany, Deutsche Messe AG plans and stages leading capital goods trade fairs around the globe. The company ranks among the five biggest tradeshow organizers in Germany, with projected revenue of 335 million euros in 2015. The company’s event portfolio includes such world-leading events as CeBIT (digital business), HANNOVER MESSE (industrial technology), BIOTECHNICA/LABVOLUTION (biotechnology and lab technology), CeMAT (intralogistics and supply chain management), didacta (education), DOMOTEX (carpets and floor coverings), INTERSCHUTZ (fire prevention, disaster relief, rescue, safety and security), and LIGNA (woodworking, wood processing, forestry). With approx. 1,200 employees and a network of 66 representatives, subsidiaries and branch offices, Deutsche Messe is present in more than 100 countries worldwide.

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