Supporting Organisations

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EFFRA

EFFRA

I4MS

I4MS

ComplexSystems

ComplexSystems

Manufuture

Manufuture

Consortium

The consortium is made up of 11 partners from 7 different countries: United Kingdom, Norway, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, as depicted on the map. Insight will be gathered from the consortium, which serves as an excellent representation of the European market, and therefore reflective of the current and future status.

Moreover, the partners' countries boast advanced technological expertise, ensuring that the current state of the art will be correctly perceived and the future possibilities correctly identified.

The Consortium

Delcam

Delcam

Delcam is one of the world's leading suppliers of advanced CAD/CAM solutions for the manufacturing industry.

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Delcam

One of the world’s leading innovators of CADCAM software and the market leader in 3D design and the manufacture of complex shaped products, parts and tools. Delcam’s comprehensive range of CAM software solutions such as PowerMILL, FeatureCAM and PartMaker, its PowerSHAPE solution for CAD and PowerINSPECT solutions for metrology, are used worldwide from the largest multi-national corporations to the smallest tool shops, as well as in educational establishments and research institutes.

Delcam’s software is used in the aerospace, automotive, composites, medical, dental, electrical appliance, marine, packaging, shoe and toy industries. Delcam’s software is used by more than 40,000 organizations in over 80 countries. Delcam participates in many national and European research projects to incorporate state-of-the-art current and future technologies for the benefit of its customers. With over 200 developers, Delcam has the largest R&D department of any specialist CAM software provider.

NTNU

NTNU

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, (NTNU) is Norway’s primary university for science and technology, founded as the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH) in 1910 and later merged with the University of Trondheim. NTNU includes 7 faculties and 53 departments with approx. 22 000 students, half are studying in technology or natural sciences.


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NTNU

NTNU has a staff of 5000 people; 2700 in scientific positions and about 350 PhD degrees are awarded yearly. NTNU has a broad range of contacts with global R&D actors, in academia and in the industry. NTNU is an active participant in the EU R&D Framework Programs. The department of Production and Quality Engineering has a long and deep experience with industrial projects, particularly in the area of Intelligent systems, manufacturing systems, data mining and knowledge discovery, diagnosis and prognosis of engineering systems and risk and maintenance management.

AMRC / University of Sheffield

AMRC / University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of leading research-led institutions, offering world-class teaching and research excellence across a wide range of disciplines.



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AMRC / University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of leading research-led institutions, offering world-class teaching and research excellence across a wide range of disciplines. The University of Sheffield AMRC is a world-leading cluster of industry-focused manufacturing R&D centres and supporting facilities, including the original Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing and the Nuclear AMRC – the two core centres are both part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, a consortium of seven leading manufacturing and process research centres backed by Innovate UK. AMRC now employs almost 500 highly qualified researchers and engineers from around the globe, in purpose-built facilities on and around the Advanced Manufacturing Park in South Yorkshire.

IK4-IDEKO

IK4-IDEKO

IK4-IDEKO is an industry driven Spanish Technological Centre, specialised in machine tools and manufacturing technology with the aim to promote technological innovation of its customers.


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IK4-IDEKO

Founded in 1986, with over 100 highly qualified engineers with proven experience in the sector, IK4-IDEKO has the skills to understand, assimilate and develop and improve technological solutions, with a clear orientation towards the transfer of research results to the market.

TECNALIA

TECNALIA

TECNALIA is a private, independent, nonprofit applied research centre of international excellence. Legally a Foundation, Tecnalia is the leading private and independent research and technology organisation in Spain and one of the largest in Europe.

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TECNALIA

The whole team at TECNALIA has one GOAL: to transform knowledge into GDP, meaning wealth to improve people’s quality of life by generating business opportunities for industry. TECNALIA is committed to generate major impacts in economic terms, by means of innovation and technological development, addressed by 7 business divisions: Energys & Environment, Industry & Transport, Sustainable Construction, Health, ICT, Technological Services and Innovation Strategies.

Centro Ricerche Fiat

Centro Ricerche Fiat

Centro Ricerche Fiat (CRF), founded in 1978, has the mission to develop and transfer innovative products, processes and methodologies in order to improve the competitiveness of the products of the Fiat Group.

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Centro Ricerche Fiat

Also through the cooperation with a pan-European and increasingly global network of more than 1800 partners from industry and academia, CRF conducts collaborative research initiatives within automotive, ICT and manufacturing industries, at national and international levels in partnership with all the key public and private stakeholders concerned with sustainable mobility, targeting specifically the industrial exploitation of research.

Royal Philips

Royal Philips

Royal Philips is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting.

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Royal Philips

At Consumer Lifestyle Philips’ vision is to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Their investment in innovation and local business creation enables them to deliver a stream of locally relevant, meaningful innovations.

KULEUVEN

KULEUVEN

KULEUVEN is an autonomous university founded in 1425. It is a research-intensive, internationally oriented university carrying out both fundamental and applied research.

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KULEUVEN

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at KULEUVEN has an outstanding international reputation in the area of production techniques, product and machine design, robotics and automation etc. For more than 20 years, this department has been active as a research institute in the domain of additive manufacturing, production metrology & quality control, micro & precision engineering, CAD/CAM, flexible automation, robotics and control, noise, vibration and acoustic engineering and eco-manufacturing etc.

UNIPD / University of Padua

UNIPD / University of Padua

The University of Padua, founded in the year 1222, has been ranked nationally at the First Place with regards to scientific excellence staying largely ahead of the second classified.

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UNIPD / University of Padua

The Department of Information Engineering is a leading centre for education, research and technological development in the area of robotics, computer science, instrumentation and measurement, electronics, quantum physics, automatic control, photonics, telecommunications, operation research and bioengineering.

Fraunhofer

Fraunhofer

The Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU is part of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe’s largest organization for applied research. The institute itself is one of the most renowned research institutes for industrially-led production technology in Germany.

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Fraunhofer

IWU staff work mainly with collaborators from the automotive and mechanical engineering sectors. The development of intelligent production devices and the optimization of its related manufacturing processes are the institute’s main research focus. Fraunhofer IWU is recognised as one of the leading contractual research and development institutions across Germany in our specialised fields of work.

POLIMI / Politecnico di Milano

POLIMI / Politecnico di Milano

Politecnico di Milano is a leading Italian technical university where 40000 engineers, architects and designers are educated each year.



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POLIMI / Politecnico di Milano

POLIMI has always aimed at the quality and innovation of teaching and research, by developing a fruitful relationship with the economic and productive reality through experimental research and technology transfer technical university. The Manufacturing and Production System Lab is part of the Mechanical Engineering Department. Its main research topics concern the area of transformation processes of industrial products ranging from mechanical and technological characteristics of transformed materials to methodologies and tools for designing processes, the planning, management and control of manufacturing and assembly systems.