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Innovation & Engineering

Watching our engineers develop ideas and bring innovative technologies to life is fascinating and inspiring at the same time. In our Innovation & Engineering section we want to share the ingenuity behind our innovations and how they take shape in the form of state-of-the-art submarines, surface vessels, our services as well as naval electronic systems.

Women in maritime engineering

To this day, women are underrepresented in many fields – especially in maritime shipbuilding. For the International Women's Day, we talked to Gabriele Zogs. As Head of Engineering Resources Management, the mechanical engineer looks back on a successful career in a traditionally male dominated industry.

Digital underwater communication in maritime shipbuilding

In recent years, many efficient transmission methods have been developed for mobile communications. Electromagnetic waves for wireless data transmission now enable large bandwidths and data rates of several GBit per second in this area - even over long distances. Digital underwater communication is an exception.

Intellectual Property: Top patents & innovations from thyssenkrupp

For the fifth time in a row thyssenkrupp is among the 100 most active companies in the annual ranking of the European Patent Office. In 2019 alone the group filed more than 600 patent applications worldwide. For Intellectual Property Day, we present five remarkable thyssenkrupp innovations from 125 years of patent history.

Innovation in deep-sea fishing: How we avoid by-catch and protect the oceans

With oXeanpedia we make a small contribution to minimize the impact of fishing on the ecology of the oceans.

Research & Development: Shaping the future of naval technology and shipbuilding

At thyssenkrupp Marine Systems our expertise is based on proven designs through almost 125 years of experience in naval shipbuilding. Our research and development teams (R&D) focus on finding the optimal solutions for our customers – making us a strong partner with foresight. With new, realistic designs and systems capable of facing current and future challenges, we are solving our customers issues before they occur.

oXeanseeker: the neural network for fishing with less by-catch

Fishermen still find a lot of fish in their nets that they had absolutely no intention of catching. The oXeanseeker aims to reduce this by-catch drastically – and to contribute toward the exploration of the oceans at the same time.

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