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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ABOUT PRODUCTIVE 4.0

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.

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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.

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
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
IMA s.r.o., Institut mikroelektronických aplikací
Sector: Automation, Information Technology, Tier 2
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Institute of Microelectronic Applications s.r.o. (IMA) is a limited private company (SME). Being on the market since 1992, IMA is well established in the smart card business and follow up micro technologies bridging towards nanotechnology. IMA is specializing in the development and supply of systems using electronic identification and biometrical technology, smart cards, RFID/NFC, ZigBee, BLE and LoRa technology.

Key project responsibilities
  • Tracking, sensing and actuating services (IDSIMA-IoT) use case.
  • Parallel management of various type of identifiers for different objects like products, components, transportation means.
  • Human identification -> extension towards CPS/IoT.
Key Collaborations
  • Ústav teorie informace a automatizace
Contact
IMA s.r.o., Institut mikroelektronických aplikací
Na Valentince 1003/1
Czech Republik
+ 420 251 081 023
tomas.trpisovsky@ima.cz
Persons in charge
Tomas Trpisovsky
Mr.
+420 603207900
Dana Reznakova
Ms.
+420 604846081
Jiri Havlik
Mr.
+420 251081070
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
Tampere University of Technology
Sector: Research, Academia
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Tampere University of Technology (TUT) conducts research in the fields of technology and architecture and provides higher education. In Productive4.0 the work is carried out by the Information Systems in Automation research group focusing on model-based software development and service-based integration solutions in automation and production environments. Experience particularly in service architectures as well as and information models and semantics in system integrations benefit the project.

Key project responsibilities
  • Integration architecture specification and development, automated composition of functionality and data
  • Application of the platform and development for machine and fleet management offered as industrial services
Key Collaborations
  • Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
  • Konecranes Global Oy
  • Metso Minerals Oy
  • CrossControl Oy
  • Wapice Oy
  • AITIA INTERNATIONAL Informatikai Zártkörűen
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • FORTISS GMBH
Contact
Tampere University of Technology
Korkeakoulunkatu 10
Finland
Persons in charge
David Hästbacka
Academy Postdoctoral Researcher
+358 40 849 0016
Philips Electronics Nederland B.V.
Sector: Research, OEM
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Ad de Beer (M) studied mechanical engineering in the field of precision engineering at the Amsterdam High school and is currently working at Philips EuroPartners. He is a business consultant and is focussed on priority areas such as new business models for our HealthTech applications, new partnerships and new technologies with a connecting function to investigate, bring and launch initiatives, innovations and enthusiastic people or businesses getting in touch with each other. He has a 17 years’

Key project responsibilities
  • R&D co-operative programs.
  • Search for strategic partnership to get eligible projects and writing new proposals
  • Project Management and overseas relationships
  • All project management activities in the projects
Key Collaborations
  • Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek (TNO)
  • Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
Contact
Philips Electronics Nederland B.V.
Boschdijk 52
Netherlands
+31 6 13722049
ad.de.beer@philips.com
Persons in charge
Ad de Beer
Mr.
+31 6 13722049
Centro di Ricerche Europeo di Tecnologie Design e Materiali (CETMA)
Sector: Automotive, Automation, Information Technology, Research, Academia
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CETMA is a non-profit operating consortium which carries out applied research activities on materials, processes and techniques in order to develop products in industrial and services sectors. Our mission is to increase technologies such as Information Technology, Materials, Industrial Design. The Information Technology Department promotes industrial research activities in the field of ICT: Product Engineering, Industrial Design, Logistics and Transport, KnowledgeManagement, Virtual Reality

Key project responsibilities
  • Development of a VR module, capable of displaying three-dimensional representation for production chain and its equipment, providing information related to virtual production steps by visualization of output coming from simulation models
Key Collaborations
Contact
Centro di Ricerche Europeo di Tecnologie Design e Materiali (CETMA)
Via Cittadella della ricerca
Italy
Persons in charge
Marco Chirivì
Engineer
+39 831 449516
Lucio Colizzi
Engineer
+39 831 449500
Fabmatics GmbH
Sector: Automation, Tier 2
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Fabmatics is an experienced specialist for the automation of material flows and handling processes in semiconductor manufacturing plants, semiconductor process equipments and other high-tech production environments. The portfolio includes a modular product range of hard- and software for the automation of handling, transport and storage processes. The offer is supplemented by consulting and development services from the company's own R & D department.

Key project responsibilities
  • Further Development and Elaboration of Autonomous Mobile Robots for Flexible Automation of Semiconductor Fabs
Key Collaborations
  • Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH & Co. KG
Contact
Fabmatics GmbH
Zur Steinhöhe 1
Germany
+49 351 65 237 0
info@fabmatics.com
Persons in charge
Karli Hantzschmann
Dr.
+49 351 65 237 260
Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH & Co. KG
Sector: Semi Conductor, Tier 2
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Infineon Dresden is a fully-owned subsidiary of Infineon Technologies AG and one of the biggest Infineon production sites with a highly automated high-mix fab for 200 mm wafers for More-than-Moore technologies as well as the first high-volume production of power semiconductors on 300 mm wafers worldwide. About 2000 highly qualified and experienced experts from 20 nations work in the fields of technology development, production and support at Infineon Dresden.

Key project responsibilities
  • Infineon Dresden will mainly work towards the use cases in the field of Internet of Things for automation and digitization.
  • Aspects of the whole value chain will be considered.
  • Scope is the implementation of innovative manufacturing applications to improve the competitiveness of Infineon’s frontend wafer facilities.
Key Collaborations
  • Fabmatics GmbH
  • Hochschule Stralsund
  • SYSTEMA Systementwicklung Dipl.-Inf. Manfred Austen GmbH
  • Technische Universität Dresden
  • XENON Automatisierungstechnik GmbH
Contact
Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH & Co. KG
Königsbrücker Straße 180
Germany
Persons in charge
Oliver Pyper
Dr.
+49 (351) 886 1904
Germar Schneider
Dr.
+49 (351) 886 1855
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia / Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Sector: Research, Academia
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Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT) is one of the 9 autonomous academic units of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL). For Productive4.0, the Centre of Technology and Systems (CTS) is mobilised. The CTS has well-known skills in systems’ modelling, conception and design of architectures, development of toolkits for standards-based platforms and methodologies for design and implementation of open systems, etc. focusing on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) / Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS).

Key project responsibilities
  • Design and development of Innovative IoT-enabling components both working at the hardware/software design, engineering and integration of IoT enabling components for the Digital Industry
  • Definition and development of Semantic Interoperability Support Services for the Arrowhead Framework 4.0
  • Contributing to the scientific communication of project S&T achievements and research / technological results
Key Collaborations
  • Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
  • AITIA INTERNATIONAL Informatikai Zártkörűen
Contact
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia / Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Campus da Caparica, Quinta da Torre
Portugal
+351-212948300
Persons in charge
Pedro Maló
Prof.
+351-212947883
Filipe Moutinho
Prof.
+351-212948336
Luis Gomes
Prof.
+351-212948336
Metso Minerals Oy
Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing, Machinery, OEM
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Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.
Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls.

Key project responsibilities
  • Metso participates in the pilot on machine and fleet management offered as industrial services.
  • Metso participates in the development of systems integration and data combination from different data sources to serve customers with new functionality and analytics.
Key Collaborations
  • Wapice Oy
  • Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
  • Tampere University of Technology
  • Konecranes Global Oy
  • CrossControl Oy
Contact
Metso Minerals Oy
Lokomonkatu 3
Finland
Persons in charge
Janne Kytökari
Director, Monitoring and Control
Antti Jaatinen
Development Manager
STMicroelectronics Rousset SAS
Sector: Semi Conductor, Tier 1
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ST is a global semiconductor company with net revenues of US$ 6.97 billion in 2016.
Offering one of the industry’s broadest product portfolios, ST serves customers across the spectrum of electronics applications with innovative semiconductor solutions for Smart Driving and the Internet of Things. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.
http://www.st.com/content/st_com/en/about/st_company_information/who-we-are.html

Key project responsibilities
  • Autonomous Robot-based manufacturing of different kind
  • Material decision making methodology for legacy fab
  • Management of heterogeneous robotics systems
  • Global Fleet management optimization
  • Future scenarios combining Robots & Humans operations
  • Development of new policies in complex context with scheduling, transporting and storing of lots
  • Anticipate required flexibility combining robots health index and fleet management
  • Tool-to-tool transport (SMIF, lot, …), tool to storage (Shelves or Stockers)….
Key Collaborations
  • Aix-Marseille Université
  • École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne
Contact
STMicroelectronics Rousset SAS
Avenue coq zi Peynier Rousset
France
+33442688800
Persons in charge
Alain PLANCHAIS
Senior Program & Projects Manager
+33442688613
Pascal FERRANDEZ
Projects Manager
+33442685075
Midroc Automation AB
Sector: Automation, Engineering,
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Midroc is active in all industry sectors; from traditional basic industries to infrastructure.
We help our customers improve the utilization of resources and increase competitiveness.
With our project capability, we take full responsibility for both small and very large projects with power, automation, mechanical and process equipment.
We have the skills, practices and attitudes. This gives our customers simplicity and security.

Key project responsibilities
  • Involved in developing core systems of the Arrowhead Framework
  • Investigating improved and innovative business models for system integration based on the framework and technology of Productive 4.0
  • Investigating hardware and software solutions for usage in task T8.1.4
Key Collaborations
  • Volvo Lastvagnar Sverige AB
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • BnearIT AB
  • Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB
  • Ericsson AB
  • Combitech AB
  • AITIA INTERNATIONAL Informatikai Zártkörűen
Contact
Midroc Automation AB
Telegrafgatan 6A
Sweden
Persons in charge
Oscar Carlsson
Project Manager
+46 10 470 75 00
Engine Power Components Group Europe SL
Sector: Manufacturing, Tier 1
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Engine Power Components (EPC) is one of biggest manufacturer of engine camshafts in the world markets and is perceived in the markets it serves as the leader in quality and services. Apart of providing camshafts for the transport sector, EPC Group Europe is specialized in the market niche of big camshafts, addressed to specific motor applications such as naval industry, agricultural, military, generators, etc., developed for the main motor manufacturers.

Key project responsibilities
  • Defining the workflow for the implementation of the pilot "Camshaft Proactive Manufacturing", based on its product lifecycle.
  • Provisioning the factory data and the functional verification of the simulation model template of digital mamufacturing functions.
  • Defining the optimization objectives and requirements.
Key Collaborations
  • Asociacion de Empresas Tecnologicas Innovalia
  • Trimek S.A.
  • TTTech Computertechnik AG
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
  • Technische Universität Wien
Contact
Engine Power Components Group Europe SL
Poligono Industrial Azitain 5
Spain
+34 943 820 010
Persons in charge
+34 943 820 010
SYSTEMA Systementwicklung Dipl.-Inf. Manfred Austen GmbH
Sector: Automation, Information Technology, Tier 2
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SYSTEMA is a software specialist for digital manufacturing in high-tech and discrete manufacturing industries.
SYSTEMA integrates, automates and optimizes production processes and provides solutions across the layers Equipment Integration, MES, ERP integration and more.
Clients around the globe value solutions that improve productivity and advance clients’ competitive advantage.
SYSTEMA is privately owned with more than 160 employees, headquartered in Dresden with offices in the US and Malaysia.

Key project responsibilities
  • Contribution to WP8 Automation and Digitization Pilot Lines and Test Beds: Design, Build and Test of Demonstrators for the four Use Cases:
  • - High Automation Solution in SC Wafer production line
  • - MES solution for the future
  • - Data Analytics, Semiconductor Data Lake
  • - Real-time based, Global and Local production optimizations “RIGLOS”
  • Expert and specialist in Manufacturing IT and software technologies, MES applications, Automation and BI solutions.
  • Research and development of MES and BI based Real-Time Information and Control solutions, methods and tools.
Key Collaborations
  • Siltronic AG
  • Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH & Co. KG
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Infineon Technologies Austria AG
Contact
SYSTEMA Systementwicklung Dipl.-Inf. Manfred Austen GmbH
Manfred-von-Ardenne-Ring 6
Germany
+49 351 8824 772
systema@systemagmbh.de
Persons in charge
+49 351 8824 630
+49 351 8824 626
Mike Gißrau
Dr.
+49 351 8824 854
Gerhard Luhn
Dr.
+49 351 8824 682

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