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.

Koç Üniversitesi
Sector: Research, Academia
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The research areas of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management research group at Koç University are production systems and scheduling, supply chain management, logistics, service operations, data mining as well as service operations, optimization theory and algorithm.

The expertise of Prof. Dr. Barış Tan and his research group are in design, analysis and control of production systems, cooperation in supply chains, analytical modeling techniques and business model innovation.

Key project responsibilities
  • Design, planning, and control of production systems by using analytical methods
  • Developing data-driven methods for modeling and control of production systems
  • Developing planning methods with cooperation among different producers in the supply chain
  • Developing product rollover strategies
Key Collaborations
  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
  • Politecnico di Milano
  • Universität Mannheim
  • Panepistimio Thessalias
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
Contact
Koç Üniversitesi
Koç University Rumelifeneri Campus
Turkey
+902123381000
info@ku.edu.tr
Persons in charge
Barış Tan
Professor and Vice President for Academic Affairs
+902123381459
Fikri Karaesmen
Professor of Industrial Engineering
+902123381718
Tellu IoT AS
Sector: Information Technology,
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Tellu IoT's mission is to facilitate the creation and operation of innovative and Trustworthy IOT Services in mission critical solutions and enable innovative efficient real-time operation of our customers’ end-user applications.
Tellu IoT's product offerings: TelluCloud integration platform, TelluCloud IoT Gateway

Key project responsibilities
  • Tellu IoTcontributes in following work packages: 3, 7 and 9. The objective is to increase the product quality in chemical production use-case by effectively using our systems for instrumentation, acqusition of sensor data, data analysis and visualisation.
Key Collaborations
  • Prediktor AS
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Unger Fabrikker AS
  • Tellu IoT AS
  • Høgskolen i Østfold – Østfold University College
Contact
Tellu IoT AS
Office Lensmannslia 4
Norway
+47 672 112 40
post@tellu.no
Persons in charge
Knut Eilif Husa
CTO
DAC SA
Sector: Information Technology, Tier 1
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DAC SA is a software and embedded systems provider for logistics, shipping, and manufacturing sector. The company’s mission is to support its customers in attaining Logistics 4.0 standards enabling highly automated, interconnected, digitized, and transparent value chains. DAC SA offers fleet and transportation management suite, IoT solutions for cargo monitoring, logistics planning systems as well as process and supply chain optimization tools and services.

Key project responsibilities
  • architecture and tool-chain for integration of transportation, logistics, and manufacturing workflows
  • extension of Digital Product Footprint (product lifecycle management framework) incorporating logistics and transportation processes
  • development and integration of IoT components for cargo and transportation assets monitoring
Key Collaborations
  • Thales Nederland B.V.
  • Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Contact
DAC SA
ul. Kołobrzeska 14
Poland
0048 58 728 29 47
contact@dac.digital
Persons in charge
Mateusz Bonecki
Dr.
0048 698 645 252
École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne
Sector: Research, Academia
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Established in 1816, the School has remained true to its core values: Education, research, and dedication to economic development. As a member of the Institute Mines-Telecom (IMT), attached to the Ministry of Industry, Mines Saint-Etienne is among the most prestigious engineering schools in France. Dedicated to the training of general engineers and high-level specialties, deploying industry-oriented research and plays a leading role in supporting companies in the industrial transition.

Key project responsibilities
  • Through WP4: EMSE mainly works with partners on the development of analytical and simulation models to support the global control of the factory production flows under varying product mix conditions. Models at tool and at workshop levels, including scheduling and transportation, are considered.
  • Through WP5: EMSE mainly works with partners on developing optimized medium-term planning approaches at factory level and supply chain level. The approaches are mainly based on mathematical programming techniques. The goals are to minimize different costs and maximize profit while satisfying constraints such as capacity and lead times.
Key Collaborations
  • STMicroelectronics Crolles 2 SAS
  • STMicroelectronics Rousset SAS
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Infineon Technologies AG
Contact
École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne
158, cours Fauriel
Persons in charge
+33 (0)4 42 61 66 60
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
Siltronic AG
Sector: Semi Conductor, Tier 2
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SAG is a global leader in the market for ultra-pure silicon wafers and the partner of numerous leading chip manufacturers. SAG develops and manufactures wafers with diameters of up to 300 mm at production sites in Europe, Asia and the United States.
Virtually all the major chip manufacturers are customers of SAG. Due to our technological competence, quality, a high degree of customer orientation and our international orientation we have achieved a place among the top suppliers.

Key project responsibilities
  • High automated transport systems in semiconductor wafer fabs
  • Fully automatic guided vehicle ready installed and in production mode running in a Si-Wafer Fab.
  • Concept an alpha-tool design and evaluate it in the 300 mm polishing area in the Siltronic fab after DSP
  • Roll out to the full polishing area using more than one AGV and adept all equipments
Key Collaborations
  • SYSTEMA Systementwicklung Dipl.-Inf. Manfred Austen GmbH
Contact
Siltronic AG
Hanns-Seidel Platz 4
Germany
+49 89 8564-3000
info@siltronic.com
Persons in charge
Christian Heedt
Dr.
+49 3731 278-7028
Christian Brandt
Dr.
+49 8677 83-7231
Hochschule Stralsund
Sector: Research, Tier 2, Academia
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The University of Applied Science Stralsund is a campus college in the north-east of Germany. It was founded in 1991 and consists of the three departments Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Business Studies.

Sone of the main research areas of the Mechanical Engineering department are:
energy-efficient technologies, automotive systems and electro mobility, material flow automation in clean rooms, mobile - human/robotic systems, smart grid ...

Key project responsibilities
  • T8.3.6 - Adaptive mobile robotic systems for smart manufacturing
  • T8.3.8 - Smart, adaptive and intelligent substrate handling
Key Collaborations
  • Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH & Co. KG
  • XENON Automatisierungstechnik GmbH
  • ZS-Handling GmbH
Contact
Hochschule Stralsund
Zur Schwedenschanze 15
Germany
Persons in charge
Arthur Deutschländer
Prof. Dr.-Ing.
+49 3831 45 6688
Konecranes Global Oy
Sector: Manufacturing, Machinery, Tier 1
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Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions and services for lifting equipment of all makes. Konecranes is the market leader in global crane service operating in around 600 service locations in nearly 50 countries.

Key project responsibilities
  • In WP 1 and WP2, Konecranes participates in the definition of concepts and requirement specifications.
  • In WP 9, Konecranes participates in the field pilot planning and implementation.
  • In WP 10, Konecranes takes part in dissemination of the results through publications and seminars.
Key Collaborations
  • Metso Minerals Oy
  • Wapice Oy
  • CrossControl Oy
  • Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
  • Tampere University of Technology
Contact
Konecranes Global Oy
Koneenkatu 8
Finland
+358 20 427 11
Persons in charge
Matti Kemppainen
Director, Research& Innovation
Heikki Mesiä
Senior Specialist, Crane Intelligence
+358 50 568 1271
Mikael Björkbom
Senior Chief Engineer, Tech Core Asset Intelligence Development
+358 50 544 1068
Rupesh More
Architect, Information, Tech IT Data to Knowledge
+358 50 486 2798
Ericsson AB
Sector: ,
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Key Collaborations
Contact
Ericsson AB
Torshamnsgatan 21
Sweden
Persons in charge
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
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
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
Serva Transport Systems GmbH
Sector: Automation, OEM
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The Bavarian based company Serva Transport Systems is well-known for its automated guided vehicles (AGV) for vehicle logistics in the automotive industry as well as car park facilities. Serva started off with the parking robot RAY. RAY automatically performs a 3D scan of the dimensions of each car before lifting it up at the wheels. At Dusseldorf Airport, clients have been parking successfully with RAY since 2014 and since the beginning of 2015 RAY is in use at the Ingolstadt Audi plant.

Key project responsibilities
  • autonomous driving
  • smart planning
  • logistic robotics
Key Collaborations
  • Bayrische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
Contact
Serva Transport Systems GmbH
Renkenweg 3
Germany
+49 8031 2728870
info@serva-ts.com
Persons in charge
Rupert Koch
Mr
+49 8031 2728870
evopro Innovation Kft.
Sector: ,
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Contact
evopro Innovation Kft.
Hauszmann Alajos street 2
Hungary
Persons in charge
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

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