May 7 -11, 2012, Karlsruhe, Germany


The Ninth International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, TMCE 2012 was held in Karlsruhe, Germany, 7-11 May, 2012. The focus of the TMCE 2012 Symposium was on Mobile and ubiquitous technologies for global product development and production processes. This Symposium was jointly organized by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, and the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.


The Digital Proceedings of the Symposium was published on a USB flash memory, embedded in a TMCE pen. The two volumes Printed Proceedings are available on demand. For ordering contact the Symposium's secretary:

Journal Articles

Several papers published at the Symposium will after revision be republished as articles in special issues of international scientific journals. See the Journal special issues section of the site.

Best Contribution Awards of TMCE 2012

Senior achievement: Prof. Dr. Joze Duhovnik, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Junior achievement: Dr. Egon Ostrosi, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbeliard, France


A collection of photos from the Symposium, Karlsruhe and its surroundings can be found here soon. Karlsruhe