Aalto University

Aalto University was founded in 2010 when three leading Finnish universities, Helsinki University of Technology, the Helsinki School of Economics and the University of Art and Design Helsinki, merged to strengthen Finland’s innovative capability. The University has six schools with a total of 12,000 students and 4,000 employees, of which close to 400 are professors.

Contact person: Zoltan Javor
Email address: zoltan.javor@aalto.fi
Address: PO Box 15600, FI-00076 AALTO
Tel: +358 50 501 0204
Website: www.aalto.fi
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Accell Group

Accell Group is an international player in the field of high-quality bicycles, bicycle parts and accessories in the middle and top segments of the market, market leader in Europe and the number one in e-bikes. Accell Group manages a portfolio of strong national and international (sports) brands, each with their own instinctive market positioning, and being sold to dealers and consumers in more than 80 countries worldwide. Accell Group has about 3,300 employees across 18 countries and its shares are listed on the NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam.

Contact person: Jeroen Both
Email address: j.both@accell-group.com
Address: Industrieweg 4, 8444 AR Heerenveeen, The Netherlands
Tel: +31 513 638703
Website: www.accell-group.com
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AERNNOVA Aerospace

Aernnova Aerospace is a large aerospace industrial company, specialized in Light Weight Structures design and manufacturing. Headquartered in Spain, Aernnova has expanded its activities with 4600 employees, to match global customers. Currently it has plants, engineering offices and projects underway in Spain, Mexico, Brazil, USA, China and Romania.

Contact person: Miguel Angel Castillo
Email address: miguelangel.castillo@aernnova.com
Address: C/ Leonardo da Vinci, 13, 01510, Minano Menor, Alava, Spain
Tel: +34 945185600
Website: www.aernnova.com
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Aerospace Valley

Aerospace Valley is the biggest European cluster dedicated to aeronautics, space and drone sector gathering more than 800 members from industry and research including 500 SMEs, large corporate groups, major aerospace research establishments, engineering schools and local authorities. The objective of Aerospace Valley is to leverage the competitiveness and visibility of its members. Industry 4.0 is at the core of Aerospace Valley strategy through several offered services such as networking, innovation and business development.

Linked Third Parties

Contact person: Hanna-Kaisa SAARI
Email address: saari@aerospace-valley.com
Address: Chez Arts et Metiers Paris Tech, Esplanade des Arts et Metiers, 33405 TALENCE, FRANCE
Tel: +33 7 87 03 05 02
Website: www.aerospace-valley.com
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Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna

Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna (UNIBO), the oldest University of the western world is organized in a multi-campus structure divided into 32 Research Departments, 5 Schools and 5 Campuses (Bologna, Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna and Rimini). UNIBO offers 232 Degree programmes (a.y. 2020/2021) of which 84 are International, and among them 68 are delivered in English. Thanks to a student-centred, multi-disciplinary and T-shaped approach, 8 MScs are EIT labelled; several summer schools shaped and co-financed with the different KICs are organized.

Contact person: Fabio Fava
Email address: fabio.fava@unibo.it
Address:Via Zamboni 33, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Tel: +39 335 7933757
Website: www.unibo.it
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ART-ER is the Emilia-Romagna consortium company for innovation and technology transfer, providing services to businesses, universities and the community at large. It promotes industrial research as the main driver for sustainable economic development, consistently with social wellbeing and growth; it cooperates with business associations to develop research-business joint strategies and actions.

Linked Third Parties

  • Università degli Studi di Parma (UNIPR)
  • Università degli Studi di Reggio Emilia e Modena (UNIMORE)
Contact person: Daniela Sani
Email address: daniela.sani@art-er.it
Tel: +39 346 8135458
Website: www.art-er.it//
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Arts et Metiers – Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Arts et Metiers

Arts et Metiers is a higher education engineering school in France with 8 Education and Research Campuses, 14 research laboratories and 3 institutes. Arts et Metiers develops teaching and research activities with a focus on five strategically chosen fields: Future of manufacturing, Mobility, Energy, Health Technology and Construction.

Contact person: Dr. Barbara Van Doosselaere
Email address: barbara.van_doosselaere@ensam.eu
Address: 151 Boulevard de l’Hopital, 75013 Paris, France
Tel: +33 1719 36 6583
Website: artsetmetiers.fr
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As a global leader, Atos provides secure and decarbonized digital, smart factory, RPA, SAP, cyber security, cloud modernization, business continuity and digital workplace solutions, services and expertise to many of the world’s largest companies for manufacturers. Our proven technologies, strategic consulting and application management services help clients better anticipate and respond to perpetually shifting transformational changes in their businesses. Atos leads their manufacturing clients by designing, building and operating data-driven platforms and preparing them for a ‘new normal’ characterized by rapid, unpredictable changes in the economy, supply and distribution.
With a deep pool of business technologists, experts and scientists, Atos continuously differentiates itself as a trusted partner and recognized leader in digital services and solutions. These distinctions are reinforced by strategic partnerships with Google, Dell EMC, SAP, Microsoft, ServiceNow, Siemens, Amazon and Cisco, among other technology leaders.
Strong partnerships are critical to giving our clients access to best-in-class technologies that enable greater customer service agility and business performance in any industry. We currently serve manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, media, energy, utilities, public sector, retail, technology, telecommunications and transportation markets. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline. Atos is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

Contact person: Jordan Janeczko
Email address: jordan.janeczko@atos.net
Address: Seestadtstraße 27, 1220 Wien, Austria
Website: atos.net/en/
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Avio Aero

Avio Aero is a GE Aviation business that designs, manufactures and maintains propulsion systems for civil and military aviation. It is the center of excellence for the entire General Electric group in the field of mechanical transmissions and low-pressure turbines. It employs more than 4,800 people at its headquarters at Rivalta di Torino, where its largest production plant is also located, and at its other major plants in Brindisi and Pomigliano d’Arco (Naples). Abroad, it has a plant and a test center in Poland.

Linked Third Parties

  • GE Marmara Technology Center
  • GE Aviation Czech
Contact person: Marco Silvano
Email address: marco.silvano@avioaero.it
Address: via I Maggio 99, 10040 Rivalta di Torino TO, Italy
Tel: +39 011 008 2111
Website: www.avioaero.com
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BIBA – Bremer Institut fur Produktion und Logistik GmbH is a private non-profit research institute focused on engineering science. BIBA carries out applied and contract research for relevant industries like logistics, automotive, aviation and wind energy. The institute offers technical and organizational solutions for problems from various areas of production, product development, logistics and other related disciplines. Since its foundation in 1981, BIBA has become one of the most internationally renowned research institutes in its field in Germany, with more than 25 years of EC framework programme experience, complemented by funding from regional and national RTD projects.

Contact person: Patrick Klein
Email address: klp@biba.uni-bremen.de
Address: Hochschulring 20 28359 Bremen, Germany
Tel: +49 421 218 50115
Website: www.biba.uni-bremen.de
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We design, manufacture and distribute effective, tailored solutions for all types of applications in industrial automation, mobile machinery and wind energy. Our solutions are based on a wide range of products, including gearmotors, drive systems, planetary gearboxes and inverters. Mission: “We have a relentless commitment to excellence, innovation and sustainability. Our team creates, distributes and services world-class power transmission and drive solutions to keep the world in motion.

Contact person: Francesco Millo
Email address: Francesco.Millo@Bonfiglioli.com
Tel: +39 3666209107
Website: www.bonfiglioli.com
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Brembo SpA is the world leader and acknowledged innovator of disc brake technology for automotive vehicles. Brembo supplies high performance brake systems for the most important manufacturers of cars, commercial vehicles and motorbikes worldwide, as well as clutches and other components for racing. Brembo is also a leader in the racing sector and has won more than 400 championships. Today the company operates in 15 countries on 3 continents, with 25 production and business sites, and a pool of over 10,600 employees, about 10% of whom are engineers and product specialists active in the R&D. 2018 turnover is € 2,640 million (12.31.2018). Brembo is the owner of the Brembo, Breco, AP, Bybre, and Marchesini brands and operates through the AP Racing brand.

Contact person: Roberto Vavassori
Email address: roberto_vavassori@brembo.it
Address: viale Europa, 4 – 24040 Stezzano (BG) – Italy
Tel: +39 035 605111
Website: www.brembo.com
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CEA — Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission

CEA is a French public research and technology organisation in the areas of energy, defense and security, life sciences and information technologies. With a staff of 16,000 people CEA was named by Reuters the World’s most Innovative Research Institution. CEA’s technology research division brings new technologies to industry partners, including artificial intelligence, robotics, cybersecurity, vision, semantics, communications, additive manufacturing, nanomaterials, energy and microelectronics. CEA is a founding member of France’s national manufacturing platform Alliance Industrie du Futur. It operates in a large number of manufacturing platforms across France, including the national manufacturing programme FactoryLab, the flexible manufacturing testbed FFLOR.

Contact person: Valentina Ivanova
Email address: valentina.ivanova@cea.fr
Address: Commissariat a l’energie atomique et aux energies alternatives, Institut List | CEA Saclay Nano-INNOV | Bat. 861-PC1043. 8 Avenue de la Vauve, F-91120 Palaiseau
Tel: +33 603 11 45 19
Website: www.cea.fr
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Cefriel is a non-profit Digital Innovation and Design Shop, based in Milan, with offices in New York, and London. Since its inception in 1988, Cefriel mission has been to help companies grow by exploiting digital technologies to create or reinvent their processes, products, and services, strengthen existing ties between the academic and business worlds through a multidisciplinary approach that innovates products and services with ICT and Design. In the smart manufacturing context, Cefriel activities focus on bringing digital innovation to companies and manufacturing plants, leveraging CEFRIEL know-how on Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Mobile & Wearable & AR/VR, AI, Machine Learning, Data Exploration and Visualization, Cloud Computing, API Economy & Distributed Architecture, Information Security, addressing both technical and project management issues. Cefriel is also present in some Collaborative Research projects on industry 4.0 topics at the national and international level.

Contact person: Nadia Scandelli
Email address: nadia.scandelli@cefriel.com
Address: Viale Sarca 226, Milan, Italy
Tel: +39 3494349714
Website: www.cefriel.com
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Centre Technique Industriel de la Plasturgie et des Composites – IPC

IPC is the Technical Centre of the French Plastics and Composites Industry, with more than 3,000 SMEs directly connected to IPC. As such, IPC is in charge of providing industry with innovative and high added value facilities and manufacturing pilot lines, cutting edge expertise and services. IPC covers the full industry value chain with its key fields of expertise including design and simulation of products and processes; advanced processes and tooling; industry 4.0; smart materials; plastronics; circular economy. Main markets addressed today encompass automotive, consumer goods, building, aeronautics, health, packaging, connectors, house appliances.

Contact person: Guillaume Zietek
Email address: Guillaume.ZIETEK@ct-ipc.com
Address: 2, rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 01100 Bellignat, France
Tel: +33 474 81 92 60
Website: ct-ipc.com
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Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology is a foundation university offering research and education in technology, science, shipping, and architecture with the vision “Chalmers – for a sustainable future”. Chalmers has more than 10 000 students and 3000 staff. We focus on a future, where we seek ecological, social, and economic sustainability. Chalmers is a strong global player in innovation and industrial collaboration. It is also a renowned university in the area of manufacturing in Sweden and Europe.

Contact person: Professor Johan Stahre
Email address: johan.stahre@chalmers.se
Address: Horsalsvagen 7A, 412 96 Goteborg
Tel: +46 703 088 838
Website: www.Chalmers.se
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Comau, a member of the FCA Group, is a worldwide leader in delivering advanced industrial automation products and systems. Its portfolio includes technology and systems for electric, hybrid and traditional vehicle manufacturing, industrial robots, collaborative and wearable robotics, autonomous logistics, dedicated machining centers and interconnected digital services and products. Headquartered in Turin, Italy, Comau has an international network of 32 locations, 14 manufacturing plants and 5 innovation centers that span 14 countries and employ more than 9,000 people.

Contact person: Ennio Chiatante
Email address: ennio.chiatante@comau.com
Address: via Rivalta, 30, 10095 Grugliasco (Turin) – Italy
Tel: +393357858128
Website: www.comau.com
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CONTACT Software GmbH

CONTACT is the leading vendor of open standard software and open source pioneer for the product engineering process and the digital transformation. Our products help to organize projects, execute processes reliably and collaborate with others around the world on the basis of virtual product models and their digital twins. Our open technology and our Elements platform are ideal for integrating additional IT systems and the Internet of Things to create end-to-end business processes.

Contact person: Dr. Philipp Savarino
Email address: philipp.savarino@contact-software.com
Address: Schifferstraße 210, 47059 Duisburg, Germany
Tel: +49 203 36030900
Website: www.contact-software.com
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CTU — Czech Technical University in Prague

The Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) is one of the biggest and oldest technical universities in Europe and currently the major technical university in the Czech Republic with approx. 1,700 members of academic staff.
CTU currently has eight faculties and about 16,000 students. It is represented in EIT Manufacturing project by two of its units — The Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics (CIIRC) and Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.

Contact person: Petr Samanek
Email address: petr.samanek@cvut.cz
Address: Jugoslavskych partyzanu 1580, Prague, Czech Republic
Tel: +420 224 354 237
Website: www.cvut.cz
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Dana Incorporated

Dana is a world leader in providing power-conveyance and energy-management solutions that are engineered to improve the efficiency, performance, and sustainability of light vehicles, commercial vehicles, and offhighway equipment. Enabling the propulsion of conventional, hybrid, and electric-powered vehicles, Dana equips its customers with critical drive and motion systems, electrodynamic technologies, and thermal, sealing, and digital solutions.

Contact person: Ettore Cosoli
Email address: ettore.cosoli@dana.com
Tel: +39 334 62 18 959
Website: www.dana.com/
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DFKI – Deutsches Forschungszentrum fur Kunstliche Intelligenz GmbH

The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, located in Kaiserslautern, Saarbrucken and Bremen, with a project office in Berlin, a Laboratory in Niedersachsen and a branch office in St. Wendel, is the leading German research institute in the field of innovative software technology. In the international scientific community, DFKI ranks among the most recognized “Centers of Excellence” and is currently the biggest research center worldwide in the area of Artificial Intelligence, as well as its application in terms of number of employees and the volume of external funds. The financial budget in 2018 was 48,8 million Euro.
DFKI projects cover the whole spectrum from application-oriented basic research to market and client-oriented design of product functions.

Contact person: Dr. Walter Olthoff
Email address: walter.olthoff@dfki.de
Address: Trippstadter Str. 122, 67663 Kaiserslautern
Tel: +49 631 20575 5000
Website: www.dfki.de
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Ecole Centrale de Nantes

Founded in 1919, Centrale Nantes is an international level French engineering school committed to meeting three key industrial and societal issues: manufacturing, energy and health. Its full range of initial and continuous programmes is based on the latest scientific and technological developments and the best management practices. The school works hand in hand with industry, with two major tools for innovation: research platforms ranging from digital simulation to prototyping and an incubator with 20-year-long experience.

Contact person: Catherine da Cunha
Email address: catherine.da-cunha@ec-nantes.fr
Address: 1 rue de la Noe, BP 92101 44321 Nantes Cedex 3, France
Tel: +33 (0)2 40 37 16 00
Website: www.ec-nantes.fr/
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Engineering Industries association of Lithuania LINPRA

LINPRA, established in 1993, is an independent self-governing business association. Both nationally and internationally, LINPRA represents the interests of the Lithuanian metal products, machinery and equipment, electro-mechanics and electronics, plastics and rubber industry companies. It unites more than 100 member organizations, business as well as education and science institutions.
LINPRA’s aim is to promote sustainable growth and international competitiveness of industry’s companies. Fuelling and accelerating Industry 4.0, LINPRA helps businesses reshape the way they work, innovate and create. In addition to public policy advocacy, LINPRA also supports its members in accessing worker education, developing export and more.

Linked Third Parties

  • Intechcentraas
  • Kaunas University of Technology
Contact person: Darius Lasionis
Email address: darius.lasionis@linpra.lt
Address: Savanoriu pr. 176C–803, LT-03154 Vilnius
Tel: +370 679 33872
Website: www.linpra.lt
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ESI Group

ESI Group is a Leading Innovator in Virtual Prototyping Software and Services.
Specialist in material physics established in more than 40 countries, ESI has developed a unique proficiency in helping industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products in different environments.

Contact person: Fouad El Khaldi
Email address: fouad.el.khaldi@esi-group.com
Address: 3 bis Rue Saarinen, 94528 Rungis, France
Tel: +33 (0)1 49 78 28 00
Website: www.esi-group.com
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Festo Didactic SE

Festo Didactic is the world-leading provider of equipment and solutions for technical education. The product and service portfolio offers customers holistic education solutions for all areas of technology in factory and process automation, such as pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical engineering, production technology, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, CNC, HVAC and telecommunications.
Festo Didactic products combine theoretical knowledge with practical experience in automation and technology. Intuitive and fast learning is achieved through practical learning systems and learning factories, which make the technologies and processes used in industrial production immediately tangible and illustrate them in an understandable way. People who are learning are able to use these systems to gather the real, practical experience that they need to work independently in industry and quickly contribute to a company’s productivity.

Linked Third Parties

  • Festo Lernzentrum Saar
  • Festo Automation
Contact person: Reinhard Pittschellis
Email address: Reinhard.pittschellis@festo.com
Address: Rechbergstrasse 3, 73770 Dekendorf, Germany
Tel: +49 711 3467 0
Website: www.festo-didactic.com
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Fives Group

As an industrial engineering Group with a heritage of over 200 years, Fives designs and supplies machines, process equipment and production lines for the world’s largest industrial players in various sectors such as steel, aerospace and special machining, aluminium, automotive and manufacturing industries, cement, energy, logistics and glass.
The effectiveness of its R&D programs enables Fives to design forward-thinking solutions that anticipate industrials’ needs in terms of profitability, performance, quality, safety and respect for the environment. In 2018, Fives achieved a turnover of €1.95 billion and employed close to 8,700 people in about thirty countries.

Contact person: Bernard Gautherin
Email address: bernard.gautherin@fivesgroup.com
Address: 3 rue Drouot Paris, 75009 – France
Tel: +33 1 45 23 75 42
Website: www.fivesgroup.com
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The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, headquartered in Germany, is the world’s leading applied research organization. With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial exploitation of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. Founded in 1949, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft currently operates 74 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany. The majority of the organization’s 28,000 employees are qualified scientists and engineers, who work with an annual research budget of 2.8 billion euros. Of this sum, 2.3 billion euros is generated through contract research.

Contact person: Dr. Roman Gotter
Email address: roman.goetter@zv.fraunhofer.de
Address: Hansastraße 27c, 80686 Munich, Germany
Tel: +49 89 1205-1500
Website: www.fraunhofer.de/
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Grenoble INP – Institute of Engineering Univ. Grenoble Alpes

Grenoble INP is the Institute of Engineering of Univ. Grenoble Alpes, which is one of the ten French Research and Innovation intensive Universities (IDEX label) and also one of the four French Institutes of Artificial Intelligence (MIAI).

Contact person: Valerie Rocchi
Email address: valerie.rocchi@grenoble-inp.fr
Address: 46 avenue Felix Viallet 38000 Grenoble – France
Tel: +33(0)4 82 51 68
Website: www.grenoble-inp.fr/en
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GVS Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of filter solutions for applications in the Healthcare & Life Sciences, Energy & Mobility and Health & Safety sectors. GVS technology promotes health and safety in highly regulated environments. The Group’s strong focus on internationalisation has led to the opening of 13 production plants located in Italy, UK, Brazil, USA, China, Mexico and Romania.

Linked Third Parties

  • GVS Filter Technology UK Ltd (NFC House, Mellishaw Lane, Morecambe, Lancashire, LA3 3EN, United Kingdom)
  • GVS Microfiltrazione srl (Sat Ciorani de Sus 1E – Comuna Ciorani Prahova România)
Contact person: Enrico Callegati
Email address: enrico.callegati@gvs.it
Website: www.gvs.com/
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HIT is a foundation that promotes the research results and innovation of the Trentino ecosystem in order to foster local business innovation and development. HIT shareholders include the major Trentino representatives from academy and research (University of Trento, Bruno Kessler Foundation and Edmund Mach Foundation) and a regional development agency (Trentino Sviluppo).

Linked Third Parties

  • FBK
  • Università di Trento
  • Trentino Sviluppo
Contact person: Ilina Petkanovska
Email address: ilina.petkanovska@trentinoinnovation.eu
Address: Piazza G. Manci, 17 – 38123 Trento (Italy)
Tel: +390461314063, +393316333334
Website: www.trentinoinnovation.eu
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INESC TEC — Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science

INESC TEC is a research institution, dedicated to scientific research and technological development, technology transfer, advanced consulting and training, and pre-incubation of new technology-based companies.
Hosting 750 researchers, it is the largest R&D organization in Portugal covering the thematic domains of Industry and Innovation, Computer Science, Networked Intelligent Systems, and Power and Energy.
In the manufacturing domain, INESC TEC focus on areas such as: supply chain management and logistics, decision support systems, modeling and simulation, data management and artificial intelligence, interoperability, cybersecurity, automation and robotics and innovation management.
To support its research, innovation and training activities, INESC TEC build the iiLAB – Industry and Innovation Lab, with 13 demonstrators in the Industry 4.0 domain, and participates actively in the coordination of the iMan Norte Hub – Digital Innovation Hub for Customer-Driven Manufacturing @ Norte.

Linked Third Parties

  • Inegi
  • FEUP
Contact person: Ana Barros
Email address: ana.c.barros@inesctec.pt
Address: Campus da FEUP. Rua Dr. Roberto Frias 4200 – 465, Porto, Portugal
Tel: +351 222 094 000
Website: www.inesctec.pt/
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ITP Aero

ITP Aero is an aero-engines manufacturer within the world’s top-ten companies of the sector. The ITP Aero activities span across the whole lifecycle of the aero-engines from R&D, design, manufacturing, casting, assembly and testing, to the in-service support and repair activities for a wide range of gas turbines, sub-systems and components. The company operates in five different countries with 3,800 employees and a turnover about 900 M€. Headquarters are located in Zamudio (Spain).

Contact person: Alfonso Alba
Email address: alfonso.alba@itpaero.com
Address: Francisca Delgado, 9 – 28108 Alcobendas (Spain)
Tel: +34 91 2060142
Website: www.itpaero.com
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Joanneum Research

JOANNEUM RESEARCH – the INNOVATION COMPANY – is a business oriented provider of innovation and technology (RTO). It is linked to a worldwide network and provides leading research according to the highest international standard. Focussing on applied research and technology development, it maintains a key role in technology and knowledge transfer.
At JOANNEUM RESEARCH, more than 250 interdisciplinary experts work in the area of »Information and Production Technologies« for national and international clients and together with partners in the following areas of research:
• Digitalization in production
• Optimization of production technologies and processes
• Climate-neutral production
JOANNEUM RESEARCH’s contribution can range from initial analyses and feasibility studies up to the development of industrial solutions for quality assurance systems, production processes and technologies, materials and the analysis of industrial production data, depending on the area of application.

Contact person: Harald Mayer
Email address: harald.mayer@joanneum.at
Address: Leonhardstrasse 59, 8010, Graz, Austria
Tel: +43 316 8761136
Website: www.joanneum.at
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Jožef Stefan Institute

Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI) is the leading Slovenian scientific research institute, covering a broad spectrum of basic and applied research. According to the Ranking Web of Research Centers, it is the fourth ranked research center in Central Eastern Europe and among others the founder of the Technology Park Ljubljana, Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School, Slovenian Business & Research Association, incubator of many spin-offs and joint-venture companies. The mission of the Jožef Stefan Institute is the accumulation and dissemination of knowledge at the frontiers of natural science and technology to the benefit of society at large through the pursuit of education, learning, research, and development of high technology at the highest international levels of excellence. With a wide range of activities, both national and international, JSI implements the knowledge triangle with outstanding results in the fields such robotics and automation, production and control technologies, communication and computer technologies, knowledge technologies, new materials, environmental technologies, or nanotechnologies.

Contact person: Ass. Prof. dr. Igor Kovač
Email address: igor.kovac@ijs.si
Address: Jožef Stefan Institute, Jamova cesta 39, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tel: +386 1 477 3596
Website: ijs.si/ijsw/V001/JSI
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KUKA Deutschland GmbH is part of the KUKA Group. KUKA is a global automation corporation with sales around EUR 3.2 billion and with14,200 employees. As a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions, KUKA offers its customers everything from a single source: from robots and cells to fully automated systems and their networking in markets such as automotive, electronics, general industry, consumer goods, e-commerce/retail and healthcare. The KUKA Group is headquartered in Augsburg, Germany.

Contact person: Verena Stadtmuller
Email address: verena.stadtmueller@kuka.com
Address: Zugspitzstra?e 140, 86165 Augsburg / Germany
Tel: +49 821 797-4077
Website: www.kuka.com
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Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation (LMS) – University of Patras

The Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation (LMS) is oriented on research and development in cutting edge scientific and technological fields. LMS is involved in a number of research projects funded by the CEU and European industrial partners. Particular emphasis is given to the co-operation with the European industry as well as with a number of “hi-tech” firms. It is organized in three different groups:
• Manufacturing Processes Modelling and Energy Efficiency
• Robots, Automation and Virtual Reality in Manufacturing
• Manufacturing Systems

Contact person: Panagiotis Stavropoulos
Email address: pstavr@lms.mech.upatras.gr
Address: Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation (LMS), Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Patras 26504, Greece
Tel:+30 2610 910160
Website: www.lms.mech.upatras.gr
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Magna Steyr

Over 100 years of experience in vehicle production and a broad range of services make Magna Steyr the worldwide leading brand-independent engineering and manufacturing partner for OEMs. As a contract manufacturer, Magna Steyr has produced more than 3.5 million vehicles – of 29 different models – to date. Globally 12,500 employees support these services. This global network of more than 30 locations on four continents covers a product group for energy storage systems in addition.

Linked Third Parties

  • Cosma
Contact person: Renald Kern
Email address: renald.kern@magna.com
Address: Liebenauer Hauptstrasse 317, 8041 Graz, Austria
Tel: +43 316 404 0
Website: www.magnasteyr.com
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Manufacturing Alliance AIE is a private and independent alliance of R&D centres, a benchmark in the European R&D context. It is composed by 5 organisations in the Basque Country (northern Spain): AZTERLAN, CEIT, IDEKO, LORTEK and TEKNIKER. Manufacturing Alliance sets out to generate, capture and transfer scientific and technological knowledge in order to contribute towards improving the competitiveness of companies and the progress of society. Regarding targeted Technological Areas, Manufacturing Alliance centres bases its activity around eight scientific and tecnological units: Biotechnology, Micro- and nano-technologies, Environmental Technology, Energy, Industrial management and production, Mechatronics, Materials and processes and Information and Communications Technologies. With these units, the RTOs cover the full range of activities, from basic research to development. The organisation’s innovation strength and unique-selling points are:
• The successful experience of the Basque regional approach for innovation.
• The very active role and successful experience in the PPP FoF (Factories-of-the-Future) calls.
• The experience of the Alliance itself (5 centres that need to cooperate and agree around strategic specialisation and clients sharing).
• The pre-existing long experience with most of the other core partners.
• Workforce of around 900 high-qualified researchers and turn-over of 85M€, with 750 private customers (55% of total incomes come from private contracts)
Most relevant infrastructures and/or networks: a powerful distributed pilot line built on the widest possible range of machine tools for testing any process around any piece, a wide range of assets on robotics applications with different lay outs, digital factory labs, additive manufacturing, laser laboratories, advanced processes & mechatronic labs, metrology labs, inspection & measurement labs, lightweight component & automated composite manufacturing labs.

Linked Third Parties

  • Ideko
  • Azterlan
  • Ikerlan
  • Tekniker
  • Lortek
  • CEIT
Contact person: Juanan Arrieta
Email address: jarrieta@ideko.es
Address: Inaki Goenaga kalea 5, 20600, Eibar, Spain
Tel: +34 943 74 8000
Website: www.manufacturingallianceaie.com
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Marposs mission is to provide precision metrology equipment for use in the workshop environment. Marposs has become a world leader in measurement technology and industrial, quality control by offering its customers a combination of advanced products, market knowledge and commitment to long term global partnerships.

Contact person: Francesco Ziprani
Email address: francesco.ziprani@marposs.com
Tel: +39 051 899351
Website: www.marposs.com
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MONDRAGON Corporation

MONDRAGON Corporation is a global technology business group, a cooperative alliance shaped by mutually independent cooperatives that bases its growth in the excellence, innovation, quality, social commitment and internationality. Being the biggest industrial cooperative group worldwide, active in more than 120 countries, it operates on the areas of manufacturing industry, finances and retail, carrying out initiatives in the fields of knowledge generation, education, innovation and the promotion of new businesses. MONDRAGON Corporation is today the sixth largest industrial group in Spain. With more than 75,000 workers, revenue in excess of €12bn and 260 companies and cooperatives, it is a leading reference point in terms of the co-operative movement worldwide.

Linked Third Parties

  • Mondragon University
  • Fagor Arrasate
  • Danobat
  • Batz
  • Mondragon Promotion Center
  • Mondragon Assembly
Contact person: Joseba Bilbatua
Email address: jbilbatua@mondragoncorporation.com
Address: Paseo Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta, 5 20500 MONDRAGON, Spain
Tel: +34 943 77 93 16
Website: www.mondragon-corporation.com/
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CLC West Spain

OCAS – Research centre for the application of steel

OCAS is an active research centre in metallurgy, coating and application development. It provides metal-based products and services on ferrous and non-ferrous alloys, sheet, plate and wire-based metal samples, optionally coated. Applicational focus is on both experimental testing and numerical modelling of in-use properties such as formability, weldability, resistance to fatigue, wear and corrosion. OCAS supports durability and lifetime estimation of metal structures by large-scale testing of components using unique engineered in-house equipment.

Linked Third Parties

  • ArcelorMittal Olaberria
Contact person: Franz Horzenberger
Email address: franz.horzenberger@ocas.be
Address: Pres. J.F. Kennedylaan 3, 9060 Zelzate, Belgium
Tel: +32 473 93 4272
Website: www.ocas.be
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Philips is a health technology company focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips partners with customers to deliver integrated solutions that address the Quadruple Aim: improved patient experience, better health outcomes, improved staff experience, and lower cost of care.
At Philips, we help people to live a healthy life in a healthy home environment. We deliver innovations focused on supporting and optimizing personal health routines and home care. With personalized, connected solutions, we give people more control to help prevent illness and manage their health.

Contact person: Sjoerd Mentink
Email address: sjoerd.a.m.mentink@philips.com
Address: High Tech Campus 34, 5656AE Eindhoven, Netherlands
Tel: +31 6 5163 5183
Website: www.philips.com
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POLIMI — Politecnico di Milano

Politecnico Milano is a scientific-technological university which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. Ranked first in Italy and 156th in the world, it is taking part into the European and world network of leading technical universities.
The University focuses on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research, developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer.
Politecnico di Milano is particularly committed to boosting Manufacturing through its departments and its ecosystem of consortiums, competence centre, incubator and participation to the World Manufacturing Forum.

Contact person: Martina Turrisi
Email address: martina.turrisi@polimi.it
Address: Via Lambruschini 4b – 20156 Milano
Tel: +39 3394266265
Website: www.polimi.it
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POLITO — Politecnico di Torino

The Politecnico di Torino (POLITO), founded in 1906 from the roots of the Technical School for Engineers created in 1859, is one of the most important universities in Europe for engineering and architecture studies, strongly committed to collaboration with industry. It has about 35.000 students (16% of them are international students) studying about 120 courses of different levels. Research activities are organized in 11 Departments and activate about 800 collaborations per year with industries, public institutions and local organizations. POLITO is linked to the most prestigious Universities in Europe and it is part of some of the major European interuniversity networks.

Contact person: Mariangela Lombardi
Email address: mariangela.lombardi@polito.it
Address: Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24, 10129 Torino, ITALY
Tel: +39 0110904745
Website: www.polito.it
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CLC South Italy

Prima Industrie

PRIMA INDUSTRIE S.p.A. heads a leading Group in developing, manufacturing and marketing of laser systems for industrial applications, sheet metal processing machinery (Prima Power); industrial electronics and laser sources (Prima Electro) and additive manufacturing solutions with both Powder Bed Fusion and Laser Metal Deposition technologies (Prima Additive).
With over 40 years of experience, the Group has installed more than 13,000 machines in more than 80 countries worldwide and is among the leading worldwide manufacturers in its market.

Contact person: Calefati Paolo
Email address: paolo.calefati@primapower.com
Address: Strada Torino-Pianezza 36, 10093 – Collegno, Turin, Italy
Tel: +39 3464127298
Website: www.primaindustrie.com
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Contact person: Peter Dziezok
Email address: dziezok.p@pg.com
Tel: +49-6196-89-4448
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RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

RISE is the Swedish Research Institute and Innovation partner. In international collaboration with industry, academia and the public sector, we ensure the competitiveness of the business community and contribute to a sustainable society. Our 2,700 employees support and promote all manner of innovative processes.
RISE is an independent, state-owned research institute that offers unique expertise and about 100 testbeds and demonstration facilities, instrumental in future-proofing technologies, products and services. We have a long history of acknowledged high-quality research and conducting assignments in each of these divisions.
RISE is a non-profit organisation. Our headquarters are located in Gothenburg, but we have employees all over Sweden.

Linked Third Parties

Contact person: Boel Wadman
Email address: boel.wadman@ri.se
Address: Argongatan 30, 431 53 Gothenburg, Sweden
Tel: +46 31 7066180
Website: www.ri.se
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Located in the heart of Europe in the dynamic metropolitan region of the Ruhrgebiet, Ruhr-Universitat Bochum (RUB) with its 20 faculties is home to over 43,000 students from over 130 countries. “Creating knowledge Networks” is the guiding principle for the strategic development of RUB. In knowledge networks we bring together individuals and teams across disciplinary, organizational and spatial boundaries to develop, share, and apply knowledge. Thanks to the exceptionally broad spectrum of scientific disciplines at RUB, we can respond flexibly and dynamically to current and future challenges. RUB is currently building a new Technology and Transfer Campus at the future location MARK 51°7. Here, technology-oriented cutting-edge research meets knowledge-intensive companies and non-university research institutes as well as application-oriented teaching and continuing education. The Worldfactory, our center for the promotion of transfer and business start-ups, serves as a catalyst for innovation and provides cooperative structures between companies and universities in research and teaching.

Contact person: Detlef Gerhard
Email address: detlef.gerhard@ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Address: Universitaetsstr. 150, 44801 Bochum, Germany
Tel: +49 234 3228009
Website: www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/en
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CLC Central Germany

Sandvik Machining Solutions

Sandvik Machining Solutions is a market-leading manufacturer of tools and tooling systems for advanced industrial metal cutting. Products are manufactured in cemented carbide and other hard materials such as diamond, cubic boron nitride and special ceramics. Sandvik Machining Solutions also comprises the areas of additive manufacturing and digital manufacturing.
Sandvik Machining Solutions is represented in more than 150 countries, had in 2018 a turnover of approximately 40 billion SEK and employed close to 20,000 people.

Linked Third Parties

  • Walter AG
  • Sandvik Coromant
Contact person: Anders Faltenhag
Email address: anders.faltenhag@sandvik.com
Address: Asgatan1, 811 81 Sandviken, Sweden
Tel: +46 26 26 66 93
Website: www.home.sandvik
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The company, through its Business Unit Concept REPLY, is a leading software integrator and technology innovation enterprise focused on Industrial IoT, Connected Vehicle, Smart Electronic Products Design, Embedded software and Embedded Intelligence. It belongs to the REPLY group since its birth in 2009.

Contact person: Griva Maurizio
Email address: m.griva@reply.it
Tel: +39 335 1232323
Website: www.reply.com
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Siemens AG is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering. Operating in the fields of automation, electrification and mainly also digitalization, Siemens holds leading market positions in all its business areas. For more than 170 years, Siemens stands for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. Today the company employs some 38.000 researchers and developers, who work on innovations that secure existing business and open up new markets. Collaborations are an indispensable mean of developing strategically important technologies.

Linked Third Parties

  • Siemens Austria
  • Siemens France
  • Siemens Industry Software Sweden
Contact person: Nils Weinert
Email address: nils.weinert@siemens.com
Address: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Werner-von-Siemens-Stra?e 1, 80333 Munich, Germany
Tel: +49 89 636 00
Website: www.siemens.com/ingenuityforlife
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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STUBA)

Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STUBA) is the largest and most significant technical university in Slovakia and it is a modern EU educational and research institution, founded in 1937. STUBA consists of 7 faculties: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Chemical and Food Technology, Architecture, Materials Science and Technology, Informatics, as well as one institute – Management. The studies are performed at 3 levels. In the area of scientific and research activities STUBA successfully joins European Union programmes.

Contact person: Rastislav Igliar
Email address: eit@stuba.sk
Address: Vazovova 5, 812 43 Bratislava 1
Tel: +421 917 669 009
Website: www.stuba.sk
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CLC East Slovakia


Sonae is a multinational corporation managing a wide portfolio of companies in various areas such as retail, industry, financial, telco and others, creating value across several geographic areas, with a solid culture and highly-developed ability to innovate and execute its actions, taking the benefits of progress to an ever-increasing number of people. Sonae is present across all continents and geographies, gathering a team of talented professionals from all parts of the globe, in a total of 74 countries.

Linked Third Parties

  • Modelo Contimente
  • Sonae Arauco
Contact person: Marlos Silva
Email address: mhsilva@sonaemc.com
Address: Lugar do Espido, Via Norte, Apartado 1011 4470-177 Maia, Portugal
Tel: +351 224 104 000
Website: www.sonae.pt
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Stryker Trauma GmbH

Stryker is one of the leading medical technology companies in Europe and the world and is dedicated to supporting healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical, surgical, neurotechnology and spine products. Our more than 36 000 talented and engaged employees help to ensure medical professionals in over 100 countries have the tools they need to return patients to lives that are more active and more satisfying. With 16 European manufacturing and Research and Development facilities, Stryker has a huge focus on Europe and is convinced that European-based innovation driven development will lead the way to future success. Stryker has invested in additive manufacturing to industrialize 3D porous printing for the healthcare industry. A range of knee, hip and spinal implants are available.

Contact person: Nils Reimers
Email address: nils.reimers@stryker.com
Address:Prof. Kuentscher-Str. 1-5, 24232 Schoenkirchen, Germany
Tel:+49 4348 702 240
Website: www.stryker.de
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SUPSI — University of Applied Sciences and Arts of CLC Southern Switzerland

SUPSI is the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of CLC Southern Switzerland, integrated within the Swiss University Federal framework. The Department of Innovative Technologies deals with engineering sciences and applications in the following sectors: Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Electronics, Mechanics and Industrial Production. The Department’s work in the field of engineering and its industrial applications is promoted through university courses and continuing education programmes, as well as through applied research and technology transfer projects with companies. DTI strategic scientific and technological focus is currently on additive manufacturing, advanced robotics and new production systems, power electronics design, automation and control systems, new materials and value-added products, information technologies and artificial intelligence.

Contact person: Emanuele Carpanzano
Email address: emanuele.carpanzano@supsi.ch
Address: Galleria 2, Via Cantonale 2c / CH-6928 Manno
Tel: +41 (0)58 666 65 11
Website: www.supsi.ch/dti_en
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Technische Universitat Braunschweig

The Technische Universitat Braunschweig is the oldest technical university of Germany and a member of the TU9. Its research profile is characterised by long-term interdisciplinary and cross-faculty research alliances. By bundling our research activities, we contribute to overcoming major societal challenges, for example in the fields of battery technology, nanometrology, automotive engineering or aviation. Alongside research, the transfer of knowledge and skills is a key focus. The Technische Universitat Braunschweig is particularly proud of the high research orientation and the continuous innovation of its teaching.

Contact person: Bastian Thiede
Email address: b.thiede@tu-braunschweig.de
Address: Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF), Langer Kamp 19b, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
Tel: +49 531 391 7153
Website: www.tu-braunschweig.de
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Tecnalia is a benchmark Research and Technological Development Company in Europe. Its mission is to transform technology into GDP, by offering a different business perspective and creating solutions in co-operation with companies to provide value through technology. These competitive solutions transform and help businesses grow, while at the same time improve the future of society.

Linked Third Parties

  • Tecnalia Ventures
Contact person: Ane Irazustabarrena
Email address: ane.irazustabarrena@tecnalia.com
Address: Astondo Bidea, Edificio 700, E-48.160 Derio Bizkaia (Spain)
Tel: +34 946 430 850
Website: www.tecnalia.com
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CLC West Spain

TU Darmstadt – Institute of Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools (PTW)

Technische Universitat Darmstadt is one of the foremost technical universities in Germany with high international visibility and reputation. The Institute of Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools (PTW) at TU Darmstadt is one of the leading production engineering institutes in Germany. We combine technology and organizational aspects to achieve excellence in production. Our researchers obtain their technical specialization by working in six research groups:
• Machine Tools and Industrial Robots
• Machining Technology
• Additive Manufacturing
• Centre for Industrial Productivity (Process Learning Factory)
• Management of Industrial Production
• Energy Technologies and Applications in Production (ETA-Factory)

Contact person: Lukas Hartmann
Email address: l.hartmann@ptw.tu-darmstadt.de
Address: TU Darmstadt – Institute PTW
Otto-Berndt-Stra?e 2
D-64287 Darmstadt
Tel: +49 (0) 6151/16 20 473
Website: www.ptw.tu-darmstadt.de
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TU Delft — Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), founded in 1842, is the oldest and largest University of Technology in The Netherlands. It is regarded as one of the world’s top Universities of Technology with excellent international rankings (e.g. ranked 58th globally in the World Reputation Rankings of Times Higher Education magazine, ranked 17th in QS World University Rankings by Engineering and Technology, 7th in Europe). The University has 25.000 students, more than 5.000 staff members and 8 Faculties. TU Delft offer 16 Bachelor’s programmes and 35 English taught Master’s programmes in science, engineering and design.

In the EIT Manufacturing the Faculties of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE), Aerospace Engineering (AE) and Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering (3ME) are actively involved as well as the TU Delft Smart Industry Fieldlabs RoboHouse, SAM|XL (Smart Advanced Manufacturing XL) and UPPS (Ultra Personalised Products and Services).

Linked Third Parties

  • RoboValley
Contact person: Nela Kapelan
Email address: n.kapelan@tudelft.nl
Address: Valorisation Centre, Section Research Funding
Building 26, Building part C, Van der Burgh Tower
Van der Burghweg 1, 3rd Floor
2628 CD Delft
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0) 6 28362584
Website: www.tudelft.nl
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CLC Central Netherlands

TU Wien – Technical University of Vienna

TU Wien is Austria’s largest scientific-technical research and educational institution in the field of science and engineering. About 4,000 research staff members and close to 30,000 students research, teach and learn under the guiding motto “Technology for People”. TU Wien’s eight faculties are split into 51 specialist institutes doing cross-disciplinary research in five core areas: Computational Science & Engineering, Quantum Physics & Technologies, Materials & Matter, Information & Communication Technology, and Energy & Environment.

Contact person: Sebastian Schlund
Email address: Sebastian.Schlund@tuwien.ac.at
Address: Theresianumgasse 27, 1040 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43 (1)58801 33054
Website: www.tuwien.ac.at
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CLC East Austria

UCD – University College Dublin

For over 160 years UCD has stayed true to the vision of its founder John Henry Newman to create a university that would “benefit the wider world” whilst encouraging “true enlargement of mind”. UCD has made a unique contribution to the creation of modern Ireland, successfully engaging with Irish society. The research and innovation spectrum encompasses individual scholars, research groups, start-up companies and large-scale collaborations with industry. UCD is Ireland’s leader in graduate education with over 9,000 graduate students.

Contact person: Denis Dowling
Email address: denis.dowling@ucd.ie
Address: Belfield – Dublin 4 – Ireland
Website: www.ucd.ie
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CLC Central Ireland

UT- University of Tartu

University of Tartu is Estonia’s leading centre of research and training. It preserves the culture of the Estonian people and spearheads the country’s reputation in research and provision of higher education. UT belongs to the top 1.2% of world’s best universities and is among the best universities of New Europe (EU13). The institutes of Technology and Computer Science at UT offer international Masters and Doctoral programmes in Robotics and Computer Engineering, Copmuter Science and Security and Cloud Computing. Industry collaboration focuses on Intelligent Materials and Systems, AI and Robotics, Mobility Solutions and Business Process Analytics.

Contact person: Vallo Mulk
Email address: vallo.mulk@ut.ee
Address: Lossi 3, 51003 Tartu, Estonia
Tel: +372 569 50 955
Website: www.ut.ee
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voestalpine High Performance Metals GmbH

The voestalpine AG’s High Performance Metals Division is focused on producing and processing high-performance materials and customer-specific services including heat treatment, high-tech surface treatments, and additive manufacturing processes. The division is the global market leader for tool steel and a leading provider of high-speed steel, valve steel, and other products made of special steels, as well as powder materials, nickel-based alloys, and titanium. The most important customer segments are the automotive, oil and natural gas exploration, and mechanical engineering industries as well as the consumer goods and aerospace industries.

Contact person: Peter Kopfer
Email address: peter.kopfer@voestalpine.com
Address: voestalpine High Performance Metals GmbH, Donau-City-Straße 7, 1220 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43 50304 10 22354
Website: www.voestalpine.com/highperformancemetals/en/
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CLC East Austria


The Volkswagen Group comprises twelve brands from seven European countries.The product spectrum ranges from motorcycles to small cars, luxury vehicles, pick-ups, buses and heavy trucks. The Group operates 120 production plants in 20 European countries and a further 11 countries in the Americas, Asia and Africa. With its “TOGETHER – Strategy 2025” future program, the Volkswagen Group is paving the way for the biggest change process in its history: the realignment to become a globally leading provider of sustainable mobility.

Linked Third Parties

  • MAN Truck & Bus
Contact person: Knut Schmidt
Email address: knut.schmidt@volkswagen.de
Address: Letterbox 1499, Berliner Ring 2, 38436 Wolfsburg, Germany
Tel: +49 5361 9-20399
Website: www.volkswagenag.com
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CLC Central Germany

Volvo Group Trucks Operations

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, and services. Founded in 1927, Volvo Group has approximately 100,000 employees today, production in 19 countries and sales activities in some 190 markets. Volvo Group is the second-largest heavy-duty truck brand in the world with a production structure based on global presence. We have eight wholly owned assembly plants and nine factories owned by local interests.

Contact person: Johan Svenningstorp
Email address: johan.svenningstorp@volvo.com
Address: Gropegardsgatan 2, 405 08 Gothenburg, Sweden
Tel: +46 76 5537274
Website: www.volvogroup.se
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CLC North Sweden


Owned by the Finnish state, VTT is one of Europe’s leading research institutions. VTT’s task is to advance the utilisation and commercialisation of research and technology in commerce and society. Through scientific and technological means, VTT turns large global challenges into sustainable growth for businesses and society. Its research is guided by global challenges: climate action, resource sufficiency, good life, safety and security and industrial renewal.

Contact person: Riikka, Virkkunen
Email address: riikka.virkkunen@vtt.fi
Address:Tekniikantie 21, F1-02150 Espoo, Finland
Tel: +358-505202381
Website: www.vttresearch.com/
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CLC North Finland

Whirlpool EMEA

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the leading major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, Hotpoint and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) it has approximately 21,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 30 countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries.

Contact person: Paola Basta
Email address: paola_basta@whirlpool.com
Address: Via Carlo Pisacane 1, 20016 Pero (MI), Italy
Tel: +39 0283715549
Website: www.whirlpoolcorp.com
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CLC South Italy

2 Boulevard Thomas Gobert,
91120 Palaiseau, France

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Christian Bölling

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Gian Mario Maggio

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Donostia/San Sebastian
Antoni Pijoan

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Björn Fagerström

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Johannes Hunschofsky

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