Megatrends guide Carl Zeiss in the generation of new products. This means that Carl Zeiss monitors the developments in various areas very closely to ensure that the products Carl Zeiss will bring to market in a few months or a few years will fully meet the needs of customers.
Without sustainability, the future of coming generations is at risk.Effective measures include the efficient use of resources, the transition to renewable energy sources and new, economical processes and systems.
With its know-how, Carl Zeiss is developing intelligent measuring systems that are deployed in quality inspection in the energy, automotive and aerospace industries.
These systems are used, for example, to test the quality of large wind turbine components and thus ensure a high level of efficiency.
State-of-the-art coordinate measuring technology from Carl Zeiss is utilized to inspect the fit accuracy of drive train components in cars to ensure low fuel consumption and minimal CO2 emissions.
Generally, Carl Zeiss strongly focuses its actions and its products on customers. Trends such as the individualization of products and the demand for customized modifications will change product development.New perspectives will become possible, but will also be required in order to provide the society of the future with appropriate products and to meet the needs of consumers.
Today, innovation no longer deals only with the development of new products, but also aims at a new type of management and new business models.
Carl Zeiss recognized this trend years ago and presents an internal award for innovative business design and internal knowledge sharing.