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Our Network

prostep ivip is an association based in Darmstadt, Germany. It was founded in September 1993 on the behest of 38 well-known industrial and numerous IT companies, originally as part of the German STEP initiative. The association currently has 180 members from 20 countries. ProSTEP iViP maintains and constantly expands a network of like-minded organizations. These organizations include ISO, OMG, DIN, AIA, ASD-STA, and OASIS. The network also includes associations such as AutomationML, GALIA, GfSE, GPM, JAMA, Modelica, PDES, VDA, and VDMA.

Your Digitalization Partner

prostep ivip – The digitalization partner for the manufacturing industry

prostep ivip is a leading, globally operating, and independent network of participants from the fields of industry, IT, and research. This industry association is focused on the digital transformation in product development and production. As a driving force behind digital transformation in the manufacturing industry, prostep ivip focuses and coordinates the requirements of manufacturers and suppliers. The goal is to define standards and interfaces, especially for the digitization of the entire product creation process – from the idea through to implementation.

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180 members (companies and research institutions) from 20 countries.

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100 % of the necessary information on industrial implementation

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Nearly 25 years of innovation and investment protection

About us

Symposium 2019

Collaboration in the Age of Smart Products and Services
9 and 10 April 2019
ICS in Stuttgart, Germany

700 specialists and executives from America, Asia, and Europe, over 30 exhibitors, and nearly 50 keynote speeches, presentations, and workshops! One of the largest neutral PLM conferences worldwide.

Solutions for and experience in the digital transformation of products and processes. 

Premium sponsors: Schaeffler and Aras

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Our Projects

Smart Engineering Research Consortium!

Founded in November 2015, this consortium lets us underscore the significance of research for the field of industry. prostep ivip members enjoy special benefits, including a reduced fee.


Openness initiative and certification program for the prostep ivip association, sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Sample project: Smart Systems Engineering

For this project, nearly 30 different companies are working to define standards with a high level of practical application for cooperative systems engineering.


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prostep ivip provides a huge variety of standards, recommendations, white papers, benchmarks, use cases, guidelines and much more to its members free of charge.

For non-members a limited number of documents are available with costs.


Our international conferences are information platforms, well-accepted by industry, IT, and research.


Do you have specific questions or do you what to inform yourself about certain topics? We offer webinars and a hotline service for our industrial members.


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// prostep ivip Scientific Award 2019
// Use smart technologies in smart ways
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