Flexible communication network in the field of industrial production systems integrated in company operations to develop competitiveness in mfg. Methods/design, mfg.Systems/ technology and organisation/human resource development.
Development of new thermoplastic honeycomb sandwich core materials and their production process. The innovative new folded honeycomb core enables a fast core production from a thermoplastic sheet.
Environmental engineering experts carry out research and test the interaction between a product and its environment. By merging the knowledge of experts and the technical capabilities at the centres, there should be an increase in know-how and the eventual production of best products.
The econtent technologies umbrella will address active project collaboration between the digital content value chain (content owners, aggregators, users) and the infrastructure suppliers (devices, systems, networks).
Improving and re-engineering of international freight transport chains with the target being sustainable freight mobility. The aim is to stimulate freight chains in europe, and improve and develop the competitiveness of intermodal transport chains.
There are two main challenges: 1. To become sustainable by reducing resource consumption, managing transport and utility networks in a sustainable way, reducing environmental and man-made impacts, improving safety and security and protecting cultural heritage; 2. To become a demand-driven sector.
Pro-factory is a european network that aims to bring forward and coordinate applications-oriented, bottom-up, collaborative r&d projects in production and robotics for greater competitiveness and sustainability.