Opening the gates to the digital future

Productive4.0 is an ambitious holistic innovation project, meant to open the doors to the potentials of Digital Industry and to maintain a leadership position of the industries in Europe. All partners involved will work on creating the capability to efficiently design and integrate hardware and software of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Linking the real with the digital world takes more than just adding software to the hardware.

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A technology push: hands-on solutions for the European Digital Industry

With 109 partners involved, Productive4.0 is Europe’s biggest research project in the field of Digital Industry. As a brain pool the Framework takes a step further towards hands-on solutions. Means of electronics and  Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) across the entire value chain are the key to enhanced production efficiency and significant gains.

They will make production more predictable and flexible, change business models, and they will be the basis for more qualified employment. Productive4.0 will furnish the companies with fundamental tools necessary to transform the potentials of the upcoming digital revolution, known as Digital Industry, into business success.

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Funders and supporters

The co-funded innovation project Productive 4.0 receives grants from the European Commissions H2020 research and innovation programme, ECSEL Joint Undertaking (project no. 737459), the free state of Saxony, the German Federal Ministry of Education and national funding authorities from involved countries.

Partners

Our project partners

More than 100 partners from 19 European countries will work on preparing the way for the upcoming digital transformation. The Productive4.0 consortium is composed of highly experienced partners along the entire added value chain.

AVL LIST GMBH
Sector: Automotive, Tier 1, Tier 2
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AVL is the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL is acting in the following scope of business: Development of Powertrain Systems, Simulation, Engine Instrumentation and Test Systems.

Key project responsibilities
  • Scalable analytics: Data exploration, Data mining, Scale-out architectures, Data-local processing.
  • Challenge complexity: Provide smart diagnostics and maintenance integration across a wide range of heterogeneous systems, from simple sensors all the way up to complex networked automated test fields.
  • Continuous monitoring and optimization of product costs during design from concept to serial production constantly matching with the development targets.
Key Collaborations
  • evolaris next level GmbH
  • GUEP Software GmbH
  • Infineon Technologies Austria AG
  • Kompetenzzentrum – Das virtuelle Fahrzeug, Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Fachhochschule Burgenland GmbH
  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
Contact
AVL LIST GMBH
Hans-List-Platz 1
Austria
+43 316 787 0
info@avl.com
Persons in charge
Christoph Sams
Cost Engineer Advanced Methods
+43 316 787 5164
Peter Priller
Technology Scout Embedded Systems
+43 316 787 1232
Nadine Knopper
Specialist EU Project Management
+43 316 787 5381
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Sector: Research, Engineering, Academia
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The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) was founded in 1782. It now has 110 departments and institutes. With over 1700 researchers and lecturers, BME issues over 70% of engineering degrees in Hungary annually. Within the university, the Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics (TMIT) as part of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics is involved in Internet-based telecommuincations and mobile telecommunication systems primarily.

Key project responsibilities
  • Key contributor to the Arrowhead platform design and implementation
  • Developer of various software and hardware components for the Tier 2 use cases
  • We provide our expertise in our research fields, related to big data analytics, various communication protocols and network management
Key Collaborations
  • AITIA INTERNATIONAL Informatikai Zártkörűen
  • evopro Innovation Kft.
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
Contact
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Műegyetem rkp. 3
Hungary
Persons in charge
Pál Varga
Associate Professor
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
Sector: Research, Academia
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CISTER (Research Centre in Real-Time and Embedded Computing Systems) is a Research Unit based at the School of Engineering (ISEP) of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto (IPP), Portugal.
CISTER has been contributing with seminal research works in: real-time networks and protocols; wireless sensor networks; cyber-physical systems; real-time programming paradigms and operating systems; distributed embedded systems; cooperative computing and QoS-aware applications and scheduling.

Key project responsibilities
  • Contributor to the Arrowhead Architecture
  • Contributor to the Arrowhead QoS support
Key Collaborations
  • Aalborg Universitet
  • AITIA INTERNATIONAL Informatikai Zártkörűen
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
  • BnearIT AB
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia / Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
Contact
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida 431
Portugal
+351 22 834 0502
LLF@ISEP.IPP.PT
Persons in charge
Luis Lino Ferreira
Prof.
+351 96 6758793
NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Sector: Automotive, Semi Conductor, OEM
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NXP Semiconductors N.V. enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security and privacy and smart connected solutions markets

Key project responsibilities
  • Security
  • Blockchain / distributed ledger technologies
Key Collaborations
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • Combitech AB
  • AITIA INTERNATIONAL Informatikai Zártkörűen
  • Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB
  • Volvo Lastvagnar Sverige AB
Contact
NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Troplowitzstrasse 20
Germany
+49 40 5613 3063
till.witt@nxp.com
Persons in charge
Till S. Witt
Project Manager
+49 173 99 13 6 13
Kiran Shekhar
Architect
49 40 5613 3193
Mondragón Corporación Cooperativa S.COOP.
Sector: ,
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MONDRAGON Corporation is a cooperative alliance shaped by mutually independent cooperatives. These group´s corporate services lay on Mondragon S.COOP. who coordinates research joint agreements in several strategic areas, being one of them Industry 4.0 – Advanced Manufacturing. Present in the industrial, financial and retail sectors, it also pursues important initiatives in the fields of knowledge and education. MONDRAGON S.COOP.’s I&T department provides the business perspective to R&D projects,

Key project responsibilities
  • Provide support to DANOBAT in the definition of its servitization strategy and the development of new business models associated to it.
  • Spanish consortium coordination.
Key Collaborations
  • Asociacion de Empresas Tecnologicas Innovalia
  • Bosonit SL
  • DANOBAT GROUP
  • Ideko S. Coop.
  • MONDRAGON ASSEMBLY, S. Coop.
  • Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta S. Coop.
  • Mondragon Sistemas De Informacion Sociedad Cooperativa
  • Savvy Data Systems SL
  • Trimek S.A.
  • Ulma Embedded Solutions, S. Coop.
Contact
Mondragón Corporación Cooperativa S.COOP.
Paseo José María Arizmendiarrieta 5 - 2º
Spain
+34 943 779 309
innovation@mondragoncorporation.com
Persons in charge
Naiara Goia
Senior Manager - Innovation & Tecnology
+34 943 779 353
Irantzu Murguiondo
Innovation Technician
+34 943 779 369
Politecnico di Milano
Sector: Research, Academia
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Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) is a leading Italian technical university. The Manufacturing and Production System Lab is part of the Mechanical Engineering Department. This Lab has expertise in the design, analysis and optimization of production systems and the implementation of these methods in industry. It has extensive experience in the development and coordination of large innovation projects, including EU funded projects, as well as in the transfer of technological innovations to industry.

Key project responsibilities
  • WP5: Stochastic Model for the system design and planning approaches for the Bosch use-case
  • WP5: Integration of Production Logistics, Quality and Maintenance in the Stochastic Model
Key Collaborations
  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Koç Üniversitesi
  • LFoundry SRL
  • Universität zu Köln
  • Panepistimio Thessalias
Contact
Politecnico di Milano
Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32
Italy
Persons in charge
Tullio Antonio Maria Tolio
Full Professor, Director of ITIA-CNR
Marcello Colledani
Professor
+39 02 2399 8530
Maria Chiara Magnanini
Engineer
+39 02 2399 8592
Unger Fabrikker AS
Sector: Chemical, Tier 1
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Unger Fabrikker A.S is one of Europe's leading producers of anionic surfactants, and the only one of it's kind in Scandinavia. Unger manufactures and exports throughout the world, a wide variety of surfactant raw materials applied in household detergents, personal care and institutional products, as well as functional additives for industrial applications.

Key project responsibilities
  • Unger is the task leader for Use case in WP9.4 - Chemical Production
Key Collaborations
  • Prediktor AS
  • Høgskolen i Østfold – Østfold University College
  • Tellu IoT AS
  • Stiftelsen Sintef
Contact
Unger Fabrikker AS
Narntegata 25
Norway
+4769708200
post@unger.no
Persons in charge
Per-Olav Hansen
Automation Engineer
+4769708258/+4797717834
Institut Engineering Design of Mechatronik System und MPLM
Sector: Automotive, Automation, Information Technology, Research, OEM, Academia
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Research and Development of Product Lifecycle Management
Research and Development of Digital Engineering
Research and Development of Systems Engineering and Model Based Systems Engineering
Research and Development of Robotic Systems
Research and Development of virtual Product Development
Research and Development of Mechatronic Systems
Research and Development of AR and VR Development

Key project responsibilities
  • AR and AR Applicatio
  • Artificial Inteligence
  • Mechatronik Systems Development
  • Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Digital Engineering
  • Robotic
  • Product Lifecycle Management
Key Collaborations
  • Bayrische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
  • pi4_robotics GmbH
  • Serva Transport Systems GmbH
Contact
Institut Engineering Design of Mechatronik System und MPLM
Albrecht Str. 43
Germany
Persons in charge
Hörand Franziska
Diplom Ing.
089 / 729984-41
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
Sector: Research,
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The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology is Austria’s largest non-university research institute. With its eight Centers, AIT regards itself as a highly specialised research and development partner for industry. Its researchers focus on the key infrastructure issues of the future: “Energy”, “Health & Bioresources”, “Digital Safety & Security”, “Vision, Automation & Control”, “Mobility Systems”, “Low-Emission Transport”, “Technology Experience” and “Innovation Systems & Policy”.

Key project responsibilities
  • Standardization regarding dependable system of system
  • Safety & security co-design, development of reference safety & security architecture for factory automation and IoT systems.
  • Variability-driven testing, testing of processes, generation of particular test scenarios based on models
Key Collaborations
  • AVL LIST GMBH
  • evolaris next level GmbH
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • TTTech Computertechnik AG
  • Thales Austria GmbH
  • GUEP Software GmbH
  • Fachhochschule Burgenland GmbH
  • Technische Universität Wien
Contact
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
Donau-City-Straße 1
Austria
Persons in charge
Willibald Krenn
DI.Dr. techn.
+43 50550 4109
Applied Materials Belgium
Sector: Automation, Semi Conductor, Manufacturing, Machinery, OEM
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We are the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. At Applied Materials, our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future.

Key project responsibilities
  • Enable collaboration between industrial companies and R&D organisations
Key Collaborations
  • STMicroelectronics Crolles 2 SAS
  • STMicroelectronics Rousset SAS
  • Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH & Co. KG
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
Contact
Applied Materials Belgium
Kapeldreef 75/Bat C1
Belgium
Persons in charge
Victor Acinas
EU Funded Programmes Manager
Ericsson AB
Sector: ,
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Key project responsibilities
Key Collaborations
Contact
Ericsson AB
Torshamnsgatan 21
Sweden
Persons in charge
Infineon Technologies AG Cegléd
Sector: Semi Conductor, Engineering, Tier 2
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The semiconductor products manufactured at the Hungarian Infineon Technologies AG Cegléd play an important role in the field of electric cars, autonomous vehicles, photovoltaic and wind turbines, but also in the field of data security therefore, our products must be highly reliable.

Key project responsibilities
Key Collaborations
  • Infineon Technologies AG
Contact
Infineon Technologies AG Cegléd
Ipartelepi út 3
Hungary
Persons in charge
Jozsef Garaguly
IE Team Leader
Signify GmbH
Sector: Automation, Research, Tier 1
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Signify GmbH is a global market leader with recognized expertise in the development, manufacturing and application of innovative lighting solutions. We have pioneered many of the key breakthroughs in lighting over the past 123 years, laying the basis for our current strength and ensuring we are well-placed to be a leader in the digital transformation. We address people’s lighting needs across a full range of market segments.

Key project responsibilities
  • capability to run large variations of products in a cost-efficient way
  • decreased throughput time for small product series
  • adaptive quality control, lowering cost of non-quality
  • increase levels of production predictability and traceability
  • high levels of order fulfillment (end user benefit)
  • providing means for workforce to have safe, high quality and rewarding work conditions
Key Collaborations
  • Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
  • Mondragon Sistemas De Informacion Sociedad Cooperativa
  • Technische Universität Wien
Contact
Signify GmbH
High Tech Campus 48
Netherlands
Persons in charge
Charly Bastiaansen
R&D Project Manager, Public Private Partnerships, Signify GmbH
Aix-Marseille Université
Sector: Research, Academia
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AMU_LSIS, created in 2002, is a research unit. Nearly 130 researchers and professors and more than 140 PhD students work in the lab. The research activities are structured into three poles: Computer science, Systems and Image. The objective is to have projects with scientific leading tools, to create dynamics in our activities, to ensure excellence at national or international level. Our vocation is to develop fundamental and applied research associated to social and economic world demand.

Key project responsibilities
  • Robotics
  • Reconfiguration of control law
  • Diagnosis and prognosis
  • Human/robots interaction
Key Collaborations
  • STMicroelectronics Rousset SAS
Contact
Aix-Marseille Université
Bd Charles Livon Jardin du Pharo 58
France
Persons in charge
Guillaume GRATON
Associate professor
+33 4 91 05 60 59
Mustapha OULADSINE
Professor
Harokopio University
Sector: Research, Academia
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The Harokopio University of Athens (HUA) is a highly prestigious institution in the area of Information and Communication Technologies. The department of Informatics and Telematics of HUA team that will participate in Productive4.0 conducts research for numerous years in areas related to the design, management and performance evaluation of high-speed telecommunication infrastructures and services, healthcare and transportation, service-oriented architectures and e-government.

Key project responsibilities
  • Dissemination and communication
  • Exploitation framework
Key Collaborations
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • INTRASOFT Intl. SA
  • G.N.T. SYSTIMATA PLIROFORIKIS AE
Contact
Harokopio University
9, Omirou str.,
Greece
+302109549426
gdimitra@hua.gr
Persons in charge
George Dimitrakopoulos
Asst. prof
+302109549426
Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos
Prof.
+302109549420
Angeliki Karagiannaki
post doctoral researcher

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