Specify and develop hardware and software systems that permit very short lead times between design and manufacture of metal aircraft parts
Methods and techniques for computer-integrated manufacturing, the development and application of artificial intelligence during the production process and testing of this in pilot projects
New process for the preparation of pharmaceutical products of fermentation, based on new mineral membranes characterised by their separating capacity adjusted to each stage of the process
Lift the actual limitations of the diffusion of high power laser manufacturing systems in industry by gas excitation techniques, optical power extraction and innovative welding and heat treatment procedures.
Design and development of high bit-rate systems for transmission of telecommunication signals on trunk and local networks, to support the implementation of the future broad band integrated service digital network (b-isdn or ibcn).
High power laser facilities installation with beam manipulation/work handling equipment and high power laser instrumentation and beam diagnostic equipment. Setting up a european laser co2 network.
Flexible automated assembly systems for local integration of information and material flow, cim and jit (just-in-time) advanced hardware and software modules, assembly equipment and advanced systems to improve product process control.
Study and project of new optical systems to equalize the laser beam. Integration of components in multi-axis working systems. Cell prototype construction for heat treatment and experimental testing.
New automated assembly lines for large series of small and medium-sized products. The first applications will be low voltage mini-switches.
System which can deliver a power of at least i kilowatt, with various features (divergence, uniformity, high frequency operation, wavelength extension techniques).