TU Berlin & Fraunhofer Centre, Global and Sustainable Manufacturing
Overarching environmental, economical and social challenges in manufacturing are exemplarily specified and approaches how to cope with them critically analyzed. How to bridge the gap between early industrialized and emerging countries is addressed. Potentials of circular economy are specified. The business model of selling functionality instead of physical products is presented. The energy complex is illustrated in dimensions of sources and application. The relevance of knowledge generation for shaping human competence for lifelong initiative and creativity to cope with sustainability challenge is addressed. The reference architecture model Industry 4.0 is presented with perspectives for integrating sustainability criteria. Finally references to sustainability in Bible and Koran are given.
Malka holds 20 years of experience in the industry in various roles: Head of Engineering division at TAT Israel, VP. Advanced Manufacturing Division at Israel Innovation Authority, VP Engineering at Intel Israel, CEO in Metal industry; VP R&D in Israel Chemicals industry. She managed global teams in complex technological operations and led significant organizational processes while engaging people to success.
As Head of TAT ISRAEL – Engineering division, Malka leads to best, quality and on time innovative support to produce best in class results.
Israel Innovation Authority – Advanced Manufacturing Division VP. Malka drives programs that support and encourage Industrial companies in Israel to lead R&D and innovation plans, that extend their competitiveness globally.
Malka holds a PhD in Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She was elected to represent Israel in a leadership program for the new generation at the IWF International Women Forum.