Digitization of industry is of great importance for Austria, above all since the manufacturing sector in Austria is significantly above the EU average , .
Technically, automation and robotics are the muscles of Industry 4.0, with AR/VR, cameras and other sensors for the senses and data and connectivity as the central nervous system. The actual head of this industrial revolution is Artificial Intelligence (AI), which can improve processes that are driven by human-machine collaboration.
The use of appropriate AI technologies in Austria can increase gross domestic product growth from 1.4% to 3% annually by 2035. Within the next 20 years, an additional 122 billion euros of gross added value can be generated .