Open Industry 4.0

Become a member

There’s space for your company in the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance. After all, being open means welcoming new members! Through collaboration, and by speaking the same language, we can drive Industry 4.0 forward as one team. And reach your company’s and your customers’ digitalization targets.

Become a member



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In this video, we'll be discussing the benefits of joining this alliance and how it can help businesses stay ahead of the curve in Industry 4.0.




Integrate your projects into our proven ecosystem based on our members’ extensive technical foundation. Our reference architecture and implementation guidelines are ready to go.


Think outside the box: We teach and learn the specifics of each industry and create new perspectives from synthesis. Industry 4.0 is our focus and we design the implementation around this topic.


Our interoperability-focused mindset will make you a market challenger. Increase your revenue by implementing I4.0 project directly.


Benefit from a variety of reference cases, easy-to-use concepts and lighthouse projects to achieve faster time-to-market.


With us at your side, you can scale faster. And how? With our security and implementation guidelines for all types of I4.0products and services.


For future users and members of the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance, open and transparent cooperation within the Alliance will be crucial. Users expect competition of product and services based on open, compatible and standards-based ecosystems for maximum security of investments. 


Your Journey

1. Envision

First of all, we would like to welcome all new potential members. We will give the candidates an insight. We will show them the core concepts of our vision. Choose a time and date – and we will have our first conversation.

2. Experience

We want you to have direct access to our resources and experience our mindset first-hand. Get to know our community tools and have talks with members from your branch of business. Take a glimpse into our process by joining a free demo-session for a member’s first implementation project.

3. Elevate

At this point, you have all the background information you need. Whether you want to participate is up to you. All the knowledge you have gathered up to this point is freely available to you. And we have nothing against passing it on.

4. Impact

Fully entered, fully a member. Let’s begin with your personal first implementation project. In a free demo we will give you all the things you need to start building your vision. Be it tech- or service-related. Our expert members will guide you through.


We have gathered all the necessary information for you to join below. Still missing anything? Let us know and we will send them to you. 

Antitrust/Competition Compliance Program

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Membership fees

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Membership Application

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IPR Policy

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Join us and become a member

Join and Start Your Implementation Journey with Us

There is no other community that has a comparable focus on interoperability as the Alliance. How can you become part of this innovation center? First, let us tell you what to expect. Learn all about the benefits of becoming a candidate – even before you fully join. Benefits? Yes! Get insights from industry leaders in your sector, connect with talent around the world, and even participate in real collabs as our members execute their first implementation project.

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Become a customer

A Whole Ecosystem Ready for Operators

As an operator, you want to take full advantage of digital transformation across all industries. Don’t wait any longer! As a customer of Open Industry 4.0 Alliance members, we put you in the driver's seat of innovation. Benefit from the rapid adoption and interoperable solution architecture of our members – and from providers you already trust. Contact us, or download our Operator Overview here.

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