Digitalisation

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Digitalised one-piece-flow manufacturing

The wonders of digital production Digitalisation and product key saves material and energy costs Good example of 'just-in-time' manufacturing and customised production using digital solutions Schmalz, a mid-sized mechanical engineering company in southern Germany, has a simple ethos: only use and...
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Making small-sized custom-packaging viable

Small package, big opportunity... Optimisation of space on foam blocks Accelerated development process and wider customer base Less waste on the client-side Custom-packaging enterprises traditionally prefer industrial clients that order in bulk. This often meant one-size-fits-all solutions that used...
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Digitally tracking air leaks

Expected and unexpected benefits An app that pays for itself within a couple of weeks Digital tool to map out compressed air leaks in a production hall Freeing up funds for more repairs There is no such thing as a flawless airtight compressed airline. Though leakage appears to be inevitable, there...
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Digitalising foundry production processes

Century-old system gets a digital makeover Easily integrated smartphone app optimises manual labour processes Identical output achieved while savings 400 tonnes on input € 45 000 saving on energy costs Kemptener Eisengiesserei Adam Hönig AG is an iron foundry located in Bavaria. The integration of a...
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EU Industry Days 2019 - calls for expression of interest are open!

The 2019 EU Industry Days will take place on 5-6 February 2019 in Brussels (The Egg Congress & Meeting Centre). The EU Industry Days were established in the spirit of co-creation, dialogue and cooperation with all relevant stakeholders. The programme will be once more co-created by the European...
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Bulgarian-Chinese Forum (BCF) 2018

Bulgarian-Chinese Forum “International Cluster Policies” (BCF 2018) will be held on 18th – 19th May 2018 in the Festival and Congress Center (FCC), Varna. The forum is organised by the Confucius Institute at the University of Veliko Tarnovo St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo and...
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BIO-Europe – PERMIDES Digital Health Forum

The PERMIDES consortium will organise a Digital Health Forum within the BIO-Europe Conference, focusing on latest issues in the field of BioPharma and Personalized Medicine. Advancing precision medicine via novel digital solutions In an era of precision medicine, massive amounts of structured and...
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Watify webinars – what is coming up in July 2017?

WATIFY, a European Commission-funded initiative aimed at supporting EU efforts to stimulate the modernisation of Europe’s industries, is very pleased to invite you to participate in four upcoming webinars in July 2017! Webinars will be led by well-known experts in their respective fields who also...
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Digitising European Industry: opportunities for growth via automation, robotics and digitalisation

ERRIN is pleased to announce that registrations are now open for the workshop on “Digitizing European Industry: opportunities for growth via automation, robotics and digitalization” which will take place on 14th June from 12:00 to 17:30 at the Microsoft Centre (Rue Montoyer 51, Brussels). The...
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CoR Head Markku Markkula at the International Cluster Conference 2016 in Cluj-Napoca: "Former providers of cheap labour transitioning into digital hubs"

Article by Markku Markkula, President of the European Committee of the Regions, to ARIES Transylvania and the Cluj-Napoca region As the President of the European Committee of the Regions – the European Union’s assembly of regional and local representatives representing over 270 regions and thus 507...
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Industrial Technologies Conference 2016 - Creating a Smart Europe

Organized by the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union Amsterdam, The Netherlands From the 22nd to the 24th of June 2016 The largest networking conference in the field of new production technologies, materials, nanotechnology, biotechnology and digitalisation in Europe, with high...