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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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.

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
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
OFFIS e.V.
Sector: Information Technology, Research, Academia
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The OFFIS – Institute for Information Technology, founded in 1991 as a not-for-profit organization by the
State of Lower Saxony, the University of Oldenburg, as well as professors of the departments of computer
science and related faculties. OFFIS is dedicated to technology transfer, and is organized in three R&D
Division, focusing on IT in Transportation, Health and Energy, and has total turnover of more than 13
Million €.

Key project responsibilities
  • Task 3.4. Leader: Integration and modelling of IIoT enabling components
  • Virtual integration testing for IIOT components and systems
  • Modelling and simulation mechanisms for extrafunctional properties
  • Safe and efficient re-use of IIOT components
  • Contract-based specifications formalisms and languages for extrafunctional proterties tailored towards IIoT components
Key Collaborations
  • FORTISS GMBH
  • Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • evopro Innovation Kft.
  • Thales Austria GmbH
  • TWT GmbH Science & Innovation
  • Kompetenzzentrum – Das virtuelle Fahrzeug, Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
Contact
OFFIS e.V.
Escherweg 2
Germany
+49 441 9722 0
institut@offis.de
Persons in charge
Frank Oppenheimer
Dr.
+49 9722 285
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
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
Prediktor AS
Sector: Automation, Information Technology, OEM, Tier 1, Tier 2
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Since 1995, Prediktor has delivered advanced industrial IT tools and solutions (ICT) to a wide range of industries (solar, oil & gass, maritime, automotive, food & feed,).
Prediktor’s offerings:
- APIS, a real-time software platform for high performance data collection, storage, processing and visualization.
- Turn-key industrial IT solutions such as MES and APC for production industries
- Spektron, online analytical NIR instruments for real-time measurement of fat, water and protein.

Key project responsibilities
  • Prediktor contributes in following work packages: 2, 3, 4, 5 and 9.
  • The overall objective is directly relted to the chemical production use-case, which is about making the future production (of chemical products) more efficient and agile.
  • Our deep knowledge within technical fields such as data acqusition & storage, soft sensoring, data mining & machine learning, digital twin development and optimal process control, will help us achieve the deliverables in this project.
Key Collaborations
  • Unger Fabrikker AS
  • Høgskolen i Østfold – Østfold University College
  • Stiftelsen Sintef
  • Tellu IoT AS
Contact
Prediktor AS
Habornveien 48 B
Norway
Persons in charge
Thomas Petterson
CEO
+47 90535015
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
G.N.T. SYSTIMATA PLIROFORIKIS AE
Sector: Information Technology,
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GNT is an ICT company with significant expertise in the areas of design, development, installation and maintenance of integrated information systems. It utilizes the latest developments in ICT (client/server & three-/ n-tier architectures, relational databases, web-based & mobile applications). GNT activities include tailor-made SW development, advanced data mining & data analytics, machine learning algorithms, intelligent transportation systems, future networks-architectures & services.

Key project responsibilities
  • Involvement in the design, support and development of reliable data mining techniques and algorithms for secure communication within the supply chain and through the product lifecycle
  • Support the design and develop reliable routing algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Support the development of encryption and decryption algorithms
  • Develop an authorization, authentication and rights management framework
  • Support the setup of a secure communication environment though the design and development of algorithms for localization and communication
  • Evaluate the selection and the integration of the HW components
  • Contribute to the IoT enabled SW, by supporting the implementation of the data aggregation algorithms from distributed sensor networks
  • Contribute to the identification of the modelling requirements and process of the IoT enabling components
  • Contribute to the design and development of the Productive4.0 platform from a technical point of view, in terms of integration of smart services (based on IoT), both in a business and in a technical level
  • Contribution to the new business models development
  • Contribution in exploitation tools and services definition
  • Enhance dissemination activities through publications, talks, conference contributions and workshop organization
Key Collaborations
  • Harokopio University
  • Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek (TNO)
  • INTRASOFT Intl. SA
  • IMA s.r.o., Institut mikroelektronických aplikací
  • Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta S. Coop.
  • Philips Consumer Lifestyle B.V.
  • TWT GmbH Science & Innovation
  • Mondragon Sistemas De Informacion Sociedad Cooperativa
Contact
G.N.T. SYSTIMATA PLIROFORIKIS AE
Eleytherias 2-4
Greece
Persons in charge
George Bravos
Research & Development Manager
+30 6944258643
Signify GmbH
Sector: Automation, Research, Tier 1
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Signify GmbH is a global market leader with recognized expertise in the development, manufacturing and application of innovative lighting solutions. We have pioneered many of the key breakthroughs in lighting over the past 123 years, laying the basis for our current strength and ensuring we are well-placed to be a leader in the digital transformation. We address people’s lighting needs across a full range of market segments.

Key project responsibilities
  • capability to run large variations of products in a cost-efficient way
  • decreased throughput time for small product series
  • adaptive quality control, lowering cost of non-quality
  • increase levels of production predictability and traceability
  • high levels of order fulfillment (end user benefit)
  • providing means for workforce to have safe, high quality and rewarding work conditions
Key Collaborations
  • Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
  • Mondragon Sistemas De Informacion Sociedad Cooperativa
  • Technische Universität Wien
Contact
Signify GmbH
High Tech Campus 48
Netherlands
Persons in charge
Charly Bastiaansen
R&D Project Manager, Public Private Partnerships, Signify GmbH
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
BnearIT AB
Sector: Information Technology,
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BnearIT is a local partner in the IT industry in our home town, Luleå. With that as our base we have a deep understanding of the meaning of the words Closeness, Competence and Commitment. It is the foundation on which we base our way of working, wherever our assignments may take us.
BnearIT has a wide network of closely cooperating partners, thereby ready to take on and assist in complex challenges. We are the small agile partner when required and the large long term partner when required.

Key project responsibilities
  • WP leader of WP1 - Architectures & Concepts for Digital Industry
  • Task leader of T1.4 - Productive4.0 platform framework definition and implementation
Key Collaborations
  • AITIA INTERNATIONAL Informatikai Zártkörűen
  • Høgskolen i Østfold – Østfold University College
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • Volvo Lastvagnar Sverige AB
Contact
BnearIT AB
Stationsgatan 69
Sweden
+46703008029
erik.karlsson@bnearit.se
Persons in charge
Kent Eneris
CEO
+46733689368
Erik Karlsson
Project Manager
+46703008029
Fredrik Blomstedt
System Architect
+46703299441
Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives
Sector: Automation, Information Technology, Research, Academia
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The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is a key player in research, development and innovation in four main areas: defence and security, nuclear and renewable energies, technological research for industry, fundamental research in the physical sciences and life sciences.
Since it was first set up, the CEA has been involved in transferring scientific knowledge and innovation “from research to industry”.

Key project responsibilities
  • technical contribution (WP1, WP5 and WP8) and dissemination activities (WP10)
  • WP8: CEA will bring its expertise in coordination middleware (LINC). It will be used to allow hot smart reconfiguration (both negotiated and transactional) of the whole system, combining information coming from raw information/alerts or combined alerts/conditions, taking into account context and dynamic aspects of the fab and ensuring functional consistency at global system level. In collaboration with ST CROLLES and BAG-ERA, CEA will demonstrate the supervision/coordination of a global system by providing a functional prototype and its GUI
  • WP1: safety and security properties within the Arrowhead Framework: from design architecture to rapid prototyping of CPS; ensuring coherence between WP1 and WP8 CEA contributions on the ST use case
  • WP5: CEA will bring its expertise on dataflow / workflow model of computation combining scheduling approaches and real time constraints to model workflows in the factory and supply chain model, focusing on the semi-conductor industry and equipment providers.
Key Collaborations
  • Agileo Automation
  • BAG-ERA
  • STMicroelectronics Crolles 2 SAS
Contact
Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives
Bâtiment Le ponant D 25 rue Leblanc
France
Persons in charge
Daniela Cancila
PhD, expert on safety for CPS on behalf of CEA
+33(0)169080107
Infineon Technologies AG
Sector: Semi Conductor, Tier 2
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Infineon’s semiconductors make day-to-day life easier, increasing car comfort, smartifying lighting systems and innovating mobile communications. Thanks to our technologies, smartphones and tablets have increasingly compact and lighter chargers, shorter charging cycles and longer life of battery.

We create solutions for the world of today and tomorrow. Our four business segments : Automotive, Industrial Power Control, Power Management & Multimarket and Chip Card & Security.

Key project responsibilities
  • WP1: Architectures and Concepts
  • WP2: Environment for Digital Industry
  • WP3: Innovative IoT-enabling Components (HW / SW)
  • WP5: Management of Digital Production, Supply Chain Networks and Product Lifecycle
  • WP7: Framework- Exploitation Platform
  • WP8: Automation
  • WP10: Project Management
Key Collaborations
Contact
Infineon Technologies AG
Am Campeon 1-15
Germany
Persons in charge
Thomas Gutt
Project Manager
+49 89 234 415 84
DANOBAT
Sector: Manufacturing, Machinery, OEM
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In DANOBATGROUP we develop and supply machine tools, turnkey lines and solutions for specific applications aimed at high-technology sectors and at customers with high technical requirements. Our offer comprises advanced machines ensuring high accuracy, reliability and productivity, designed to be able to handle the most complex machining processes. Advanced solutions for the manufacture of high value-added components which are developed in close collaboration with leading companies.

Key project responsibilities
  • Provide a Case Study
Key Collaborations
  • Ideko S. Coop.
  • Mondragón Corporación Cooperativa (MCC)
  • Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta S. Coop.
  • Savvy Data Systems SL
  • Ulma Embedded Solutions, S. Coop.
Contact
DANOBAT
Arriaga kalea, 21
Spain
+34 943 74 80 44
danobat@danobat.com
Persons in charge
Jokin Mugarza
Mr.
+34 688686468
Thales Austria GmbH
Sector: Information Technology, OEM
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Thales in Austria's transport activities date back to the beginnings of the railway system.
Thales Austria covers the entire spectrum of business activities – research and development, product management, business development and sales with all the necessary manpower. At the national and international level customers can access the extensive experience and expertise in the implementation of projects of varying type, to build turnkey projects.

Key project responsibilities
  • Railway domain expert
  • Fault tolerant computing technology provider
  • Safety critical systems deployed on embedded systems
Key Collaborations
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
Contact
Thales Austria GmbH
Handelskai 92
Austria
Persons in charge
Peter Tummeltshammer
Dr
+43 1 27711 5209
Michael Paulitsch
Dr
+43 1 27711 3243

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