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.

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.

FORTISS GMBH
Sector: Research, Academia
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fortiss is a non-profit research and transfer institute under sponsorship of the Bavarian Ministry for Economics, with the focus on software-intensive systems and services. It provides a co-location center where practitioners work together with researchers for advancing application-driven research and for facilitating an accelerated transfer of ICT research results into industrial practice.

Key project responsibilities
  • Open source PLC Environment Eclipse 4diac for smart mechatronic components
  • IoT enabled smart mechatronic production components
  • Real-time service-oriented architectures
Key Collaborations
  • OFFIS e.V.
  • Tampere University of Technology
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • Infineon Technologies AG
Contact
FORTISS GMBH
Guerickestraße 25
Germany
Persons in charge
Alois Zoitl
Dr
+49 (89) 3603522 535
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
Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta S. Coop.
Sector: Research, Academia
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MGEP (MU) is the Higher Polytechnic School of Mondragon University. MGEP is a co-operative integrated into both Mondragón Corporación Cooperativa (Mondragón Co-operative Corporation) and Mondragón Unibertsitatea (the University of Mondragón) and is the legal owner of Mondragón Unibertsitatea's Faculty of Engineering. The three main activities in this faculty are Teaching Engineering, Training to the industryand Research (around 14 M€/year, about 17 European projects nowadays).

Key project responsibilities
  • WP9: Product Use Case academic leader
  • Arrowhead Compliant SW enabler
  • Robust SW Components
  • Data Analytics
  • Data and Communication Security
Key Collaborations
  • DANOBAT GROUP
  • Engine Power Components Group Europe SL
  • Ideko S. Coop.
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • MONDRAGON ASSEMBLY, S. Coop.
  • Mondragón Corporación Cooperativa (MCC)
  • Mondragon Sistemas De Informacion Sociedad Cooperativa
  • Philips Consumer Lifestyle B.V.
  • Signify GmbH
  • Savvy Data Systems SL
  • Trimek S.A.
  • Ulma Embedded Solutions, S. Coop.
Contact
Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta S. Coop.
Loramendi 4
Spain
0034943794700
millarramendi@mondragon.edu
Persons in charge
Miren Illarramendi
Mrs.
+0034 637466392
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
Luleå tekniska universitet
Sector: Research, Academia
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Technical University

Key project responsibilities
  • WP leader of WP1 - Architectures & Concepts for Digital Industry
Key Collaborations
  • BnearIT AB
  • AITIA INTERNATIONAL Informatikai Zártkörűen
  • Høgskolen i Østfold – Østfold University College
  • Volvo Lastvagnar Sverige AB
Contact
Luleå tekniska universitet
Lulea University of Technology
Sweden
+46 (0)920 491000
Persons in charge
Jerker Delsing
Professor
+46 (0)920 491898
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
Sector: Research, Academia
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With more than 20.000 Employees and a yearly revenue of over 2 billion euros, Fraunhofer is Europe’s
largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s
needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by
our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape
technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

Key project responsibilities
  • Fraunhofer IIS/EAS: Ultra-low-power components for sensors and sensor networks
  • Fraunhofer IIS/EAS: Maximized re-use of analog components using an innovative design method
  • Fraunhofer IISB: Exploitation of data sources utilizing predictive analytics, based on proven procedures and toolboxes (www.dr-production.eu).
  • Fraunhofer IISB: Research of the correlations between key performance indicators on equipment level, based on real-time data analytics, with a systematic optimization of logistics at fab level.
  • Fraunhofer IISB: Contribution to the qualification and the optimization of the manufacturing process flow in respect of contamination control and cleaning strategies by analytical services and sampling improvements for in-line implementation.
  • Fraunhofer IESE: Model-based representation of process- and device status as a means to realize the concept of digital twins
  • Fraunhofer IESE: Exploring the use of digital twins in the context of simulator coupling
Key Collaborations
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH & Co. KG
Contact
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
Hansastraße 27 c
Germany
Persons in charge
+49 351 4640-735
Martin Schellenberger
Dr.-Ing.
+49 (0)9131/761-222
Markus Damm
Dr.techn.
+49 631 / 6800-2251
+49 351 4640-791
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
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
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
Infineon Technologies Ireland Ltd.
Sector: Semi Conductor, Tier 2
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Infineon Technologies Ireland (IFIE) is one of Infineon Technologies AG’s (IFAG) leading Customer Logistic Management (CLM) Centres worldwide and by far the largest in Europe. The company manages a large part of the orders and deliveries for IFAG to and from customers predominantly but not only located in EMEA, ranging from automotive and industrial through consumer companies to distribution partners and EMS providers.

Key project responsibilities
  • - Provide data, experience and know-how to enable accurate modelling of Supply Chain Network
  • - Support validation of analytical tools
Key Collaborations
  • University of Limerick
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • SimPlan AG
  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Universität zu Köln
Contact
Infineon Technologies Ireland Ltd.
Fumbally Square, 2nd Floor, Fumbally Lane, New Street
Ireland
+35317999567
Yilin.Chen@infineon.com
Persons in charge
Yilin Chen
Ms
+35317999567
Randolph Knobloch
Mr
+353 1 7999 530
CrossControl Oy
Sector: Automation, Information Technology, Engineering, Tier 1, Tier 2
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CrossControl supports customers in making industrial vehicles and machines smart, safe and productive. Through operational excellence and engineering expertise, we are a trusted partner for OEMs and System Integrators across the world. We provide powerful platforms for machine intelligence, communication and human-machine interaction.

Key project responsibilities
  • Contribution to use case WP9/T9.6 "Machine and fleet management offered as industrial services".
  • IoT-enabler platform design and architecture considerations in WP1, WP2 and WP3 with the aspect of heavy vehicles domain.
  • Dissemination of proceedings through the CrossControl operational network (WP10).
Key Collaborations
  • Konecranes Global Oy
  • Metso Minerals Oy
  • Tampere University of Technology
  • Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
  • Wapice Oy
Contact
CrossControl Oy
Finlaysoninkuja 21
Finland
+358 207 699190
info@CrossControl.com
Persons in charge
Marko Elo
R&D Manager
+358 400 537772
evopro Innovation Kft.
Sector: ,
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Key project responsibilities
Key Collaborations
Contact
evopro Innovation Kft.
Hauszmann Alajos street 2
Hungary
Persons in charge
TTTech Computertechnik AG
Sector: Automotive, Automation, Research, Tier 1, Tier 2
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TTTech is a global leader in the field of robust networking and safety controls. TTTech solutions improve the safety and reliability of electronic systems in the industrial and transportation sectors, with a portfolio of products that are helping to make the Industrial Internet of Things and autonomous driving a reality. These solutions support highly scalable and modular open real-time architectures based on Deterministic Ethernet, including IEEE TSN and SAE Time-Triggered Ethernet standard.

Key project responsibilities
  • Enabling reliable and reconfigurable real-time networking
  • Computation in the network edge based on Deterministic Ethernet
  • Fog computing in industrial automation
Key Collaborations
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
  • Asociacion de Empresas Tecnologicas Innovalia
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Engine Power Components Group Europe SL
  • Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta S. Coop.
  • Technische Universität Wien
  • Trimek S.A.
Contact
TTTech Computertechnik AG
Schoenbrunner Strasse 7
Austria
+43 1 585 34 34-0
office@tttech.com
Persons in charge
Anna Ryabokon
Dr.
+43 1 585 34 34-4099
Mondragon Sistemas De Informacion Sociedad Cooperativa
Sector: Automation, Information Technology,
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MSI is an Automation, Industrial IT and Telecom Engineering company (SME-100 employees) that develops, implements and maintains turn key solutions based on Control and ICT to increase its clients competitiveness by improving the efficiency of production operation. MSI offers solutions to industries as metal transformation, iron and steel industry, water, paper, air, etc. where it identifies the needs and challenges , shares the technological concerns and puts forward competitive solutions.

Key project responsibilities
  • MSI will focus its research on specifying and developing infrastructure and core services of the IoT platform to be developed in the project
  • MSI will work on data analysis techniques, to improve working of critical manufacturing components as pumps, compressed air, etc
  • MSI will contribute and analyze how to integrate IoT solutions in the industrial environment to improve manufacturing operations.
Key Collaborations
  • Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta S. Coop.
Contact
Mondragon Sistemas De Informacion Sociedad Cooperativa
Calle ama Kandida 21
Spain
+34 639 32 35 81
pcraamer@msigrupo.com
Persons in charge
Peter Craamer
Innovation Manager
+ 34 639 32 35 81
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

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