University of Oulu

Better Factory - Grow your manufacturing business (951813)

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Better Factory will provide methodology for Manufacturing SMEs to collaborate with Artists to develop new and personalized products. At the same time Better Factory will provide technology for SMEs to become fully connected cyber-physical-systems, transforming them into Lean-Agile production facilities capable of manufacturing new and personalized products alongside existing products. Main results: - An Advance Production Planning and Scheduling (APPS) system which can be deployed on a free and open IoT platform at 10% of the cost in 50% less time. APPS will automatically reconfigure the collaborative robots considering the individuality and gender of worker, and will also reduce 10% assets, 25% area, 30% resources, 35% logistics, 40% machines and tools and workplaces, resulting in 13% cost reduction, 15% production increase and 30% time to market. - A Marketplace, a one-stop-shop, where Manufacturing SMEs can buy services from Technology suppliers, Artists, CCs, training providers and financial brokers. - A portfolio of 16 cross-border Application Experiments by 48 SMEs selected through 2 competitive Open Calls, that will test APPS, SME+Artis collaboration and other services, and leveraging 11M€ of public and private funding becoming success stories. - Services, including Technical, Business and Art mentors, infrastructure, training and access to finance. Better Factory network consists of 28 members. 18 DIHs (10 CCs, 8 industry associations), 6 Technology suppliers and 4 service providers for marketing, access to finance, FSTP management and legal framework. Partners are currently engaged in I4MS-Go, DIH², HORSE, L4MS, MIDIH, AMABLE, BOWI, SHOP4CF. Better Factory covers 16 EU countries, 17 regions with 10 of them from EU-13. Better Factory will demonstrate that public funded research can help manufacturing SMEs & Mid-Caps achieve digital excellence and global competitiveness through Lean-Agile production for the manufacturing of new and personalized products.
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Grant Number: 951813
Cordis Record Number: 230391
Project Start Date: 2020-10-01
Project End Date: 2024-09-30
Project Funder: EC/H2020/IA/
EC Special Clause: false
Datapilot: true
Open Access Mandate: true
Coordinator: TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT OY
Coordinator EU Contribution: 772300
EU Max Contribution: 8000000.63
Total Cost: 8575676.25
Participant: HERMIA YRITYSKEHITYS OY
TIME.LEX
BYDGOSZCZ INDUSTRIAL CLUSTER
FUNDACIO BARCELONA MOBILE WORLD CAPITAL FOUNDATION
TECHNOLOGIKO PANEPISTIMIO KYPROU
IN4ART BV
EUROPEAN DYNAMICS ADVANCED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS SA
LATVIJAS PARTIKAS UZNEMUMU FEDERACIJA
OULUN YLIOPISTO
HOLONIX SRL
GESTALT ROBOTICS GMBH
ASOCIACION DE INVESTIGACION METALURGICA DEL NOROESTE
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
INESC TEC - INSTITUTO DE ENGENHARIADE SISTEMAS E COMPUTADORES, TECNOLOGIA E CIENCIA
GLUON
FOUNDATION CLUSTER INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
TOP DATA SCIENCE OY
PECS-BARANYAI KERESKEDELMI ES IPARKAMARA
FUNDINGBOX ACCELERATOR SP ZOO
NARODNE CENTRUM ROBOTIKY
RAZVOJNI CENTER ORODJARSTVA SLOVENIJE
INFOTECH, S.R.O.
INOVA+ - INNOVATION SERVICES, SA
ASOCIATIA CLUSTER MOBILIER TRANSILVAN
CLUTEX - KLASTR TECHNICKE TEXTILIE
SCUOLA UNIVERSITARIA PROFESSIONALE DELLA SVIZZERA ITALIANA
STICHTING WAAG SOCIETY
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