Infineon Technologies recently launched “Productive4.0,” which is a European research initiative relating to the field of Industry 4.0. More than 100 partners (e.g., Bosch, Philips, Thales, NXP, SAP, ABB, Volvo, Ericsson, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) from 19 European countries are involved in the project which is focused on digitizing and networking industry. Part of the European funding program for microelectronics (ECSEL), the aim of Productive4.0 is to strengthen expertise in microelectronics with a view to broad digitization.
Thirty partners from Germany and 79 participants will work together for three years. With €106 million in funding, the aim is to “create a user platform across value chains and industries, that especially promotes the digital networking of manufacturing companies, production machines and products.”
The Productive4.0 project will run until 30 April 2020.