Dr. Mario Drobics is head of the Competence Unit for Cooperative Digital Technologies at AIT. He studied technical mathematics in Vienna and Linz. For more than 20 years he has been dealing with topics of digitization and the use of data in different fields of application. He is a member of the Management Board of the Gaia-X Hubs Austria and head of the working group for Internet-of-Things in the OVE-GIT.