With 100 product innovations annually, a research and development quota of 7 percent of turnover and 2,900 patents worldwide, Festo constantly focuses on success and competitiveness – in other words, on the future of the customer.
Enter the world of bionics: from its natural model to the technical basic principle, the bionics adaptation to industrial application.
Production systems of the future
Festo views 'Industry 4.0' from various perspectives, and is conducting research on new solutions and technologies together with partners from business and science.
Inspired by nature
Learning from nature: In our Bionic Learning Network, the principles of nature provide us with new insights for technology and industrial applications.
Potential applications for industrial automation: Festo is the first manufacturer of automation technology to explore the use of superconductors in industrial applications.
Research: knowledge provides the competitive edge
Whether it be force amplification in assembly or innovative gripper technologies – the production and working worlds of the future are at the focus of research at Festo.