On October 27th, participants of the Chinese visiting program “Shengjing Innovation Trip to Europe“ had the chance to better get to know Industry 4.0 and learn that it is more than just a flashy catchphrase, when CLIC’s Executive Director Dr. Claudia Lehmann gave a presentation on the phenomenon of digital transformation and automation in manufacturing technologies. At the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) in Berlin, Dr. Lehmann introduced the visiting students to Industry 4.0 and to its building block cyber-physical systems, and then guided them through its opportunities and challenges. She also gave an account of the tools that are necessary to implement Industry 4.0.