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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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.

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
Ideko S. Coop. (IK4-Ideko)
Sector: Research, Manufacturing, Machinery,
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We are a research centre that specialises in industrial production and manufacturing technologies.
Our activity covers the identification and analysis of opportunities, the design and development of products, business lines and production processes and the resolution of problems through the provision of technological services such as technical consultancy and equipment based services.

Key project responsibilities
  • Integration of ARROWHEAD core services in an industrial IoT system.
  • Definition and Development of the machine tool digitization Use case.
Key Collaborations
  • MONDRAGON ASSEMBLY, S. Coop.
  • Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta S. Coop.
  • Mondragon Sistemas De Informacion Sociedad Cooperativa
  • Mondragón Corporación Cooperativa (MCC)
  • Ulma Embedded Solutions, S. Coop.
  • Savvy Data Systems SL
Contact
Ideko S. Coop. (IK4-Ideko)
Arriaga Industrialdea 2
Spain
Persons in charge
Gorka Unamuno
Researcher/Project Manager (ICTs & automation)
658712456
Fachhochschule Burgenland GmbH
Sector: Research, Academia
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The University of Applied Sciences Burgenland “Fachhochschule Burgenland” (FHB) is a well-established Institution in the area of the Universities of Applied Sciences in Austria, operating in Eisenstadt and Pinkafeld. FHB offers a set of Bachelor and Master Programs with a strong link between research and teaching in the Departments for Information Technology and Information Management, Economics with Focus on Central and East Europe, Energy and Environmental Management, Health, Social Sciences.

Key project responsibilities
  • Analysis of CPPS standards and best practice guidelines to derive security and cost metrics [WP1]
  • Design of a platform to enable self-adaptive CPPS considering security and the cost of security [WP1]
  • Development of a prototype for enabling self-adaptation in IoT and cloud based CPPS systems [WP1]
  • Validation of the approach proposed in WP1 [WP8]
  • Scientific Publications [WP10]
  • Organising Lectures and dissemination of research outputs to students [WP10]
  • Contribution of outputs to the open source domain [WP10]
Key Collaborations
  • AVL LIST GMBH
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • GUEP Software GmbH
Contact
Fachhochschule Burgenland GmbH
Campus 1
Austria
+43 5 7705
office@fh-burgenland.at
Persons in charge
Markus Tauber
Prof (FH) Dr
004366488134515
Silia Maksuti
DI
0043 5 7705-5450
Combitech AB
Sector: Information Technology, Tier 1
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Combitech is a Nordic technical consultancy company combining technology, environment and security. The company has around 1900 employees in more than 20 locations across Sweden, as well as offices in Norway and Finland. Combitech is an independent company within the defence and security group Saab AB. Our consultants have expertise in information security, systems safety, logistics, systems integration, systems development, robust communications, mechanical engineering and technical products.

Key project responsibilities
  • Improve the overall security of the Arrowhead platform, so that IoT devices can communicate securely and fulfil the purpose of this platform.
  • Contribute to a security solution that is adapted to the requirements and limitations of IoT devices used in the manufacturing industry.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of authentication and authorization mechanisms of local clouds.
  • Evaluate possible security weaknesses in the local cloud gateway and propose solutions to these.
Key Collaborations
  • AITIA INTERNATIONAL Informatikai Zártkörűen
  • BnearIT AB
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • Ericsson AB
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • Midroc Automation AB
  • NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
  • Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB
  • Volvo Lastvagnar Sverige AB
Contact
Combitech AB
Linholmspiren 3A
Sweden
+46 31 337 58 00
info@combitech.se
Persons in charge
Pierre Kleberger
Ph.D.
+46 73 4181111
Adi Karahasanovic
M.Sc.
+46 734 18 19 39
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
GUEP Software GmbH
Sector: Information Technology, OEM, Tier 1, Tier 2
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We are your reliable partner covering the whole process of software engineering. By applying agile development methods we provide all aspects of development-lifecycle, project management and –controlling, requirements engineering, software architecture, software design, implementation, integration, automated testing and system tests.
Concerning technology we do not limit ourselves and we face it as a challenge to fulfil the needs of our customers with best possible assortment of technologies.

Key project responsibilities
  • Requirement collection and prototyping of secure and monitored end-to-end service from a service department to a remote device.
  • Modelling and Classification of data, needed in a formal description of the device to support smart serrvice use cases
  • Prototyping of a web service based access and collaboration to device data
  • Semi-automated import of existing legacy data in the created structures
  • Prototypes for generation of code and configuration files for measurement systems and integration environments (e.g. automation systems)
  • Connection and mapping of distributed smart service data and device descriptions
  • Evaluation of smart services with existing measurement devices in different variants and firmware / hardware versions / generations (interoperability by formal device description)
Key Collaborations
  • AVL LIST GMBH
  • evolaris next level GmbH
  • Fachhochschule Burgenland GmbH
Contact
GUEP Software GmbH
Reininghausstraße 13
Austria
+43 316 23 23 17
mail@guep.com
Persons in charge
Günther Pregartner
DI (FH)
+43 316 23 23 17
Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
Sector: Research, Tier 1, Tier 2
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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is one of the leading research and technology organisations in Europe. Our research and innovation services give our partners, both private and public, all over the world a competitive edge. We pave the way for the future by developing new smart technologies, profitable solutions and innovation services.

We create technology for business – for the benefit of society.

Key project responsibilities
  • Test leader: T9.6 - Machine and fleet management offered as industrial services
  • Specify, develop and integrate required concepts and analysis tools for industrial product lifecycle services
Key Collaborations
  • Konecranes Global Oy
  • Metso Minerals Oy
  • Wapice Oy
  • CrossControl Oy
  • Tampere University of Technology
Contact
Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
Vuorimiehentie 3
Finland
+358 20 722 111
info@vtt.fi
Persons in charge
Jari Halme
Senior Scientist
+358 50 547 6542
Olli Ventä
Senior Principal Scientist
+358 40 061 8978
Universität zu Köln - Department of Supply Chain Management and Production
Sector: Research, Academia
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The research team of the department of Supply Chain Management and Production at the University of Cologne focusses on the development and practical application of mathematical decision models and solution approaches (including simulation and software development) to support Supply Chain and Production Planning. Problems with random as well as deterministic supply and demand are considered.

Key project responsibilities
  • Coordinator (Research) of Work Package 5
  • Development of dynamic lot sizing approaches for random demand and random yield (WP 5)
Key Collaborations
  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
Contact
Universität zu Köln - Department of Supply Chain Management and Production
Albertus-Magnus-Platz
Germany
+49 221 470 3378
tempelmeier@wiso.uni-koeln.de
Persons in charge
Horst Tempelmeier
Prof. Dr.
+49 221 470 3378
Patricia Behrens
M.Sc.
+49 221 470 2731
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
Asociacion de Empresas Tecnologicas Innovalia
Sector: Research, Tier 1
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Innovalia Association is an independent private Associated Research Lab, recognized as a R&D technology centre by the National Register of Technology Centre based on their R&D services to companies. Innovalia, with more than 25 years of experience in technology-based product and service innovation with SMEs, assists SMEs in the development of ICT-based solutions in the areas of information security, software quality, M2M and mobile multimedia information services.

Key project responsibilities
  • Coordinating the implementation of the pilot Proactive Quality Service into manufacturing lines
  • Deploying the CPPS architecture and 3D Big Data Analytics service in Proactive Manufacturing pilot.
  • Integrating the arrowhead cloudified services in M3 product service suite
Key Collaborations
  • Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta S. Coop.
  • TTTech Computertechnik AG
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
  • Technische Universität Wien
  • Trimek S.A.
  • Engine Power Components Group Europe SL
Contact
Asociacion de Empresas Tecnologicas Innovalia
Calle Rodríguez Arias 6 - Departamento 605
Spain
+34 94 480 51 64
info@innovalia.org
Persons in charge
+34 94 651 01 64
Philips Consumer Lifestyle B.V.
Sector: Automation, Information Technology, Research, Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing, Machinery, OEM, Tier 1, Tier 2, Academia
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Philips Consumer Lifestyle plays a central role to fulfill the needs of consumers worldwide. Philips delivers intense experiences matching social and emotional needs of our clients in their home situation. We deliver custom solutions aiming at global differences, from the start of the day with a cup of coffee to a healthy evening meal. Our key strategic advantage is a combination of our global strong brand, our insights in peoples whichs and our extraordinary expertise on technology.

Key project responsibilities
  • Creating a link between consumer product and factory infrastructure
  • Introduce traceability in the factory
  • Collaborate with partners within Productive4.0
  • Work package owner of WP2 and WP9
  • Task owner of T2.1, T2.3, T2.4, T3.2 & T9.1
  • Use case owner (T9.1)
  • Contributing to WP1, WP2, WP3, WP6 & WP9
Key Collaborations
  • Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek (TNO)
  • Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
  • New Nexus Mobile B.V.
  • Philips Electronics Nederland B.V.
Contact
Philips Consumer Lifestyle B.V.
Oliemolenstraat 5
Nederland
+31 512 599 111
Persons in charge
Stephanie Stevens
MSc
+31 6 21174827
Infineon Technologies Austria AG
Sector: Semi Conductor, Tier 1
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Infineon Technologies Austria AG is a group subsidiary of Infineon Technologies AG, a world-leading provider of semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon reduce the energy consumption of consumer electronics, domestic appliances and industrial facilities. They make a major contribution to the convenience, security and sustainability of vehicles, and enable secure transactions in a connected world.

Key project responsibilities
  • Security of data and communication by means of encryption, authentication, authorization, rights management, storage and analytics.
  • Failure analysis lab will provide a use case to demonstrate how modernization of labs can improve the quality and throughput of analysis performed, by applying up-to-date technology.
  • Support standardization because a strong authentication, based on asymmetric cryptography, still needs further standardization on international level.
  • Design of a scheduler that provides solutions for large scale problems such as scheduling for highly complex wafer Fabs.
Key Collaborations
  • Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH & Co. KG
Contact
Infineon Technologies Austria AG
Siemensstraße 2
Austria
Persons in charge
Cristina De Luca
Dr. Dipl. Ing. - Project Manager
+43 5 1777 3295
Herbert Forstner
system expert
+43 5 1777 18574
Michael Inselsbacher
Senior Engineer Failure Analysis
+43 5 1777 3597
Christian Hanser
Funding Manager R&D - DC Graz
+43 5 1777 5674
MONDRAGON ASSEMBLY, S. Coop.
Sector: Automation,
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Mondragon Assembly is a global company in the automated assembly & equipment sector, offering top quality solutions adapted to their needs.Main sectors of activity for MASS are the following ones: Automotive, Photovoltaic, Electrical, Medical and Cosmetic.
Specific activity in Automated turnkey solutions for the production of solar panels.

Key project responsibilities
  • *Mondragon Assembly will integrate monitoring elements in a BIPV manufacturing line, permit real time data collection of critical processes, and together with data analytic technologies, this will serve as building block for the optimization of customized BIPV productive processes.
  • *Mondragon Assembly will identify hardware up-grades required on the production line (sensors, sniffers, detectors…) in order to capture these parameters with the required frequency.
  • *Mondragon Assembly will finally integrate develop a software tool able to keep track of the whole production process (complete traceability of the customized production) and also provide a link for the whole value chain (design, manufacturing and installation)
Key Collaborations
  • Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta S. Coop.
  • Ideko S. Coop.
Contact
MONDRAGON ASSEMBLY, S. Coop.
Polígono Industrial Bainetxe 5A
Spain
Persons in charge
Jean-Philippe Aguerre
R&D Innovation Manager
+34 605 775 166
Jon Altube
R&D Project Engineer
+34 07274962
Wapice Oy
Sector: Automation, Information Technology, Tier 1
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Wapice Ltd is a leading Technology Partner for industrial businesses. Our focus is on enhancing our industrial clients' performance across all functions, by injecting information technology at its best. With our software and electronics expertise, we boost industrial innovation and create solutions used by domain leading companies globally. We are also continuously developing our own three SaaS and PaaS type products: IoT-Ticket, Summium and EcoReaction, having strong focus on IoT-technology.

Key project responsibilities
  • Wapice contributes to the Productive4.0 platform specification and development. The work will focus on the requirements and the challenges of cloud interoperability integration and interaction in industrial environments.
  • Wapice participates in the development of system of systems combined functionality in industrial environments in relation to data handling, analytics, storage, communication, access and security and real-time requirements at manufacturing and product life-cycle levels.
  • Wapice contributes to the Productive4.0 industrial use case specification, design, implementation and evaluation. The work will focus on platform support and cloud integration architecture, Productive4.0 cloud-to-cloud concepts piloting, data aggregation and generalization, data analytics and intelligence, data presentation and advanced reporting, UI, usability and efficiency. The work shall practically test, verify and demonstrate viable solutions for solving the challenges of cloud-to-cloud integrations and interactions in industrial environments for e.g. digital quality management, business optimization, new and on-demand business enabling and development, advanced reporting, product lifecycle analysis, and lifecycle resource efficiency, and on-demand business reaction to real-time data and events.
  • Wapice takes part in dissemination activities through conferences and professional publications and reviews as well as other presentations throughout its operational network of technology partners and industrial customers in Finland and abroad.
Key Collaborations
  • Konecranes Global Oy
  • Metso Minerals Oy
  • Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
  • CrossControl Oy
  • Tampere University of Technology
Contact
Wapice Oy
Yliopistonranta 5 (3rd floor)
Finland
+358 10 277 5000
info@wapice.com
Persons in charge
Pasi Tuominen
Managing Director
+358 10 277 5100
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB
Sector: Automation, Information Technology, Research, Engineering, Finance,
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SEB is a leading Nordic financial services group, guided by a strong belief that entrepreneurial minds and innovative companies are key in creating a better world. We are here to help them achieve their aspirations and succeed through good times and bad.

In Sweden and the Baltic countries, SEB offers financial advice and a wide range of financial services. In Denmark, Finland, Norway and Germany the bank's operations have a strong focus on corporate and investment banking based on a full-serv

Key project responsibilities
  • To provide a financial infrastructure for building business models into the supply chain, using distributed ledger technology and smart contracts.
Key Collaborations
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • Volvo Lastvagnar Sverige AB
  • Ericsson AB
  • BnearIT AB
  • NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
  • Combitech AB
  • Midroc Automation AB
Contact
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB
Kungsträdgårdsgatan 8
Sweden
Persons in charge
Johan Hörmark
Large Corporates & Financial Institutions CIO Function
+46 70 739 23 32
Christian Lagerkvist
IT Strategy Office
+46 70 739 34 56

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