Megatrends of our time like ‘Digitisation’, ‘Smart Cities’, ‘Industry 4.0’ and the ‘Internet of Things’ are inconceivable without sensors. “They are the eyes and ears of modern industry and the key technology in a world where intelligent and networked products become reality. Mankind is striving for health, wealth, security and mobility is largely facilitated by innovative sensor solutions” says Dr. Hubert Steigerwald, CEO of the Strategische Partnerschaft Sensorik e. V. (SPS).