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.

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
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
LFoundry SRL
Sector: Semi Conductor, OEM
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LFoundry is a large enterprise, located in Italy. It become since August 2016 a SMIC company, is the customer-specific manufacturer of choice for analog, mixed-signal and specialized technologies worldwide. LFoundry S.r.l. is an Italian headquartered leading specialized foundry with advanced 200mm manufacturing providing special capabilities and knowhow for: CMOS Image Sensors by CIS optimized processes down to 90nm and Back Side Illumination technology; Secure Microcontroller; Smart Power; CMO

Key project responsibilities
  • LFoundry is aware of the improvement that digital industry and Industry 4.0 concepts can introduce on the production line management and want to apply some of them to the new Manufacturing Execution System during phases of desgin, installation, testing and continuous improvement
Key Collaborations
  • Politecnico di Milano
  • Statwolf Ltd.
Contact
LFoundry SRL
Via Antonio Pacinotti, 7
Italy
+39-0863-4231
lfoundry@pec.it
Persons in charge
Giorgio Melchiorre
Senior Process Quality Engineer
+39-0863-423949
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
INTRASOFT International SA
Sector: Information Technology, Tier 2
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INTRASOFT International is a leading European IT Solutions and Services Group with strong international presence, offering innovative and added-value solutions of the highest quality to a wide range of international and national public and private organisations. With headquarters in Luxembourg, it operates in 17 countries. It possesses a track record of delivering very large & complex IT systems and has proven expertise in several technology segments and project management.

Key project responsibilities
  • Contribution in the design and development of the multi-sided, cloud based PRODUCTIVE 4.0 Platform
  • Design and Development of a generic Manufacturing Model
  • Contribution in exploitation activities
Key Collaborations
  • Harokopio University
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • G.N.T. SYSTIMATA PLIROFORIKIS AE
Contact
INTRASOFT International SA
2B Rue Nicolas Bové
Luxembourg
+352 4410122000
RIDlux@intrasoft-intl.com
Persons in charge
Konstantinos Thiveos
Manager, Research & Innovation Development Department
+352 44 10122186
Raimund Broechler
Senior Research & Innovation Manager
+352 441012-2061
Lamprini Kolovou
Research & Innovation Manager
+30 210 6876695
University of Limerick
Sector: , Academia
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The University of Limerick (UL) was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and classified as the University of Limerick in 1989. Within UL the Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) was established in 2005 and has very strong industrial linkages, carrying out applied research with companies such as Dell, Sanmina-SCI, Flextronics, IBM, Lucent, Analog Devices, Intel, Glanbia, Dairygold and many SMEs, for example, Aerogen and Ceramicx.

Key project responsibilities
  • WP4 Simulation of Supply Chains
  • WP5 Validation of Analytical Models
  • WP9 Bosch Pilot Case
Key Collaborations
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • SimPlan AG
  • Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
  • FORTISS GMBH
  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
  • AVL LIST GMBH
  • École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne
  • STMicroelectronics Crolles 2 SAS
  • Applied Materials Belgium
  • DANOBAT GROUP
  • Engine Power Components Group Europe SL
  • Trimek S.A.
  • Ulma Embedded Solutions, S. Coop.
  • Ideko S. Coop.
  • Asociacion de Empresas Tecnologicas Innovalia
  • Panepistimio Thessalias
  • Politecnico di Milano
  • Statwolf Ltd.
  • Infineon Technologies Ireland Ltd.
  • Unger Fabrikker AS
  • Høgskolen i Østfold – Østfold University College
  • Koç Üniversitesi
Contact
University of Limerick
National Technological Park
Ireland
Persons in charge
Cathal Heavey
Associate Professor
0035361202891
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
Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the CAS
Sector: Research, Engineering, Academia
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The Institute of Information Theory and Automation (UTIA) is a public non-university research institution which administratively falls under the Czech Academy of Sciences. UTIA conducts fundamental and applied research in computer science, signal and image processing, pattern recognition, system science, and control theory. In addition to its research activities, UTIA is engaged in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate education.

Key project responsibilities
  • UTIA is involved mainly in WP3 and supports industrial modules enabling HW acceleration, HW interfacing in programmable logic
  • UTIA supports and demonstrates board packages, HW accelerators and I/O HW IP cores for Xilinx Zynq devices and Xilinx Zynq Ultrascale+ devices on industrial modules designed and manufactured mainly by the German company Trenz Electronics.
  • UTIA provides the needed support for these industrial modules to become compatible with the Arrow Head framework.
Key Collaborations
  • AITIA INTERNATIONAL Informatikai Zártkörűen
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • IMA s.r.o., Institut mikroelektronických aplikací
Contact
Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the CAS
Pod Vodarenskou vezi 4
Czech Republik
Persons in charge
Jiri Kadlec
Ing., CSc., head of the Department of signal processing
+420 2 6605 2216
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
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
Høgskolen i Østfold - Østfold University College
Sector: Research, Academia
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Østfold University College has around 100 studies taught in new and modern premises.
The university college has a total of just under 7,000 students. There are nearly 3,600 ordinary students at campus Halden, nearly 2,400 ordinary students at campus Fredrikstad, and nearly 1,000 students are taking continuing and further education programmes under the auspices of HiØ VIDERE (Centre for Continuing Education) at both campuses.
The school has more than 550 members of staff.

Key project responsibilities
  • HIOF is Work Package co-lead for Standardization
  • HIOF is Task Leader for Requirements on Architectural Frameworks
  • HIOF supports the chemical production use-case at Unger Fabrikker
Key Collaborations
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
  • BnearIT AB
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • FORTISS GMBH
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • Prediktor AS
  • Stiftelsen Sintef
  • Tellu IoT AS
  • Unger Fabrikker AS
Contact
Høgskolen i Østfold - Østfold University College
Remmen
Norway
+47 69 60 80 00
postmottak@hiof.no
Persons in charge
Øystein Haugen
Professor
+47 913 90 914
Bayrische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
Sector: Automotive, OEM
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BMW AG is a Germany-based company which produces automobiles and motorcycles. The company was founded in 1916 and has its headquarters in Munich. In 2016, BMW celebrated its 100th anniversary. With its Strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT, BMW is moving forward with a sense of purpose into the challenging era of digitalisation and electrification and fully intends to continue playing an active role in shaping technological change within the automobile industry.

Key project responsibilities
  • Project lead work package 8.
  • Logistics robotics.
  • Outdoor transports with automated guided vehicles.
  • Smart planning.
  • Intrafly, a flying robot.
  • Generating 2D maps of production and logistics facilities.
Key Collaborations
Contact
Bayrische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
Petuelring 130
Germany
Persons in charge
Thomas Irrenhauser
Dr.-Ing.
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
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
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

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