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.

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
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
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
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
Bosonit SL
Sector: Information Technology,
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Bosonit is specialized in enhancing and advancing IT systems by:
- Designing and implementing big data infrastructures
- Incorporating Business Intelligence & Analytics (BI&A) techniques
- Building smart IoT-based solutions.
Its expertise comprises:
- Capture, storage, management and transfor-mation of data.
- Generation of cogent and meaningful information.
- Smart visualization and decision making applications.
- Prototypying for proof of concept

Key project responsibilities
  • Requirements for data acquisition
  • Data integration and fusion
  • Algorithms for monitoring, pattern detection, failure prediction and decision making
  • Dashboards for different users
Key Collaborations
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
  • Philips Consumer Lifestyle B.V.
Contact
Bosonit SL
C/ Portales 71, 2º
Spain
0034941123251
sara.madariaga@bosonit.com
Persons in charge
Sara Madariaga
Dr.
0034941123251
Miguel Fernández-Morales
Mr.
0034941123251
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
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
Institut Engineering Design of Mechatronik System und MPLM
Sector: Automotive, Automation, Information Technology, Research, OEM, Academia
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Research and Development of Product Lifecycle Management
Research and Development of Digital Engineering
Research and Development of Systems Engineering and Model Based Systems Engineering
Research and Development of Robotic Systems
Research and Development of virtual Product Development
Research and Development of Mechatronic Systems
Research and Development of AR and VR Development

Key project responsibilities
  • AR and AR Applicatio
  • Artificial Inteligence
  • Mechatronik Systems Development
  • Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Digital Engineering
  • Robotic
  • Product Lifecycle Management
Key Collaborations
  • Bayrische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
  • pi4_robotics GmbH
  • Serva Transport Systems GmbH
Contact
Institut Engineering Design of Mechatronik System und MPLM
Albrecht Str. 43
Germany
Persons in charge
Hörand Franziska
Diplom Ing.
089 / 729984-41
Fabmatics GmbH
Sector: Automation, Tier 2
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Fabmatics is an experienced specialist for the automation of material flows and handling processes in semiconductor manufacturing plants, semiconductor process equipments and other high-tech production environments. The portfolio includes a modular product range of hard- and software for the automation of handling, transport and storage processes. The offer is supplemented by consulting and development services from the company's own R & D department.

Key project responsibilities
  • Further Development and Elaboration of Autonomous Mobile Robots for Flexible Automation of Semiconductor Fabs
Key Collaborations
  • Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH & Co. KG
Contact
Fabmatics GmbH
Zur Steinhöhe 1
Germany
+49 351 65 237 0
info@fabmatics.com
Persons in charge
Karli Hantzschmann
Dr.
+49 351 65 237 260
Kompetenzzentrum - Das virtuelle Fahrzeug, Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
Sector: Automotive, Academia
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VIRTUAL VEHICLE is an international research and development center which deals with application-oriented vehicle development and future vehicle concepts for road and rail. Currently, around 200 people are employed at the location in Graz, and their expertise enables the efficient development of affordable, safe and environmentally friendly vehicles.

Key project responsibilities
  • ViF researches and develops methods, technologies, concepts, demonstrators and prototypes to be verified in industry-oriented use cases.
  • The unique selling proposition (USP) of VIF is the capability of linking expertise in information management and information systems to virtual product and production engineering knowledge.
  • VIF will capture vehicle and test bed lifecycle data for big data analysis. This will result in an IoT solutions to enable predictive maintenance.
  • VIF will support the AVL use case: Developing and applying predictive maintenance approach for test equipment and large engines.
Key Collaborations
  • AVL LIST GMBH
  • Infineon Technologies Austria AG
Contact
Kompetenzzentrum - Das virtuelle Fahrzeug, Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
Inffeldgasse 21A
Austria
+43 316 873 9001
office@v2c2.at
Persons in charge
Michael Schmeja
DI Dr.
+43 316 873 9084
ifak - Institut für Automation und Kommunikation e.V.
Sector: Research, Academia
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IFAK, founded in 1991, is a non-profit research institute with about 50 employees (graduate engineers, PhDs, Professors, guest scientists and students). The legal representative of the institute is a registered non-profit association. The focus of IFAK’s research lies in the field of automation in manifold application areas like process industry, environmental engineering, traffic, industrial communication, sensor and measurement technology and information technology.

Key project responsibilities
  • Contribute to a robust IoT and SoS based system architecture platform supporting automation and digitization for sustainable production
  • Design of editor tools for describing service semantics of production equipment within the Productive 4.0 communication infrastructure
Key Collaborations
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
  • Luleå tekniska universitet
Contact
ifak - Institut für Automation und Kommunikation e.V.
Werner-Heisenberg-Str. 1
Germany
+49 391 990140
finanzen@ifak.eu
Persons in charge
Ulrich Jumar
Prof. Dr.-Ing.
+49 391 9901410
Diedrich Christian
Prof. Dr.-Ing.
+49 391 9901415
Thomas Bangemann
Dr.-Ing.
+49 391 9901480
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
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
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
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

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