Industry 4.0

Calls

StandICT's 5th Open Call

Are you a cluster or SME in ICT? The StandICT.eu 2023 initiative (a project supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme) has launched its 5th Open Call. This is an opportunity for European ICT experts to receive funding for their contributions to international ICT Standardisation...
ECCP News

EU to set up new European Partnerships and invest nearly €10 billion in the green and digital transition

European Partnerships are provided by Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme (2021–2027). Their aim is to accelerate the development and uptake of new innovative solutions across different sectors by mobilising public and private resources, and also to contribute to the...
Community News

The INNO Industry project travels to Portugal for its last Study Visit

On November 16th and 17th, the consortium of the INNO Industry project traveled to Fundaõ to carry out the study visit in Portugal that was planned as part of the exchange of experiences and best practices in the field of Industry 4.0. Partners were able to bring along half a dozen stakeholders who...

Community News

THE IOT4INDUTRY EFFECT CONTINUES: A SUCCESS STORY IN THE PANDEMIC

It’s late December 2018 when Knowhedge™- an innovative Open Innovation consulting boutique in Genoa, North West Italy- get in contact with Mesap Innovation Cluster and decides to join the first IoT4Industry call. In parallel, Knowhedge’s submits to the Italian patenting office UBI, a highly...

Community News

Ministry of Industry allocates EUR 20 million to finance projects in support of recovery, digitalisation and green transition

Recently published in the BOE the new aid package of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism for the application to the Innovative Business Groupings for the improvement of the associated SMEs The Packaging Cluster explained days before the operation of the line and examples of success stories...
Community News

Various companies in the world of packaging come together to create the first Industry 4.0 Working Group

Companies such as Mitshubishi Electric, Comexi, Kuka, Tai Smart Factory, Synaptik or Integral were interested in being part of the Working Group in the line of Industry 4.0 together with the Packaging Cluster. The potential members were presented on September 23 at the cluster facilities, at the Can...
Community News

Digital transformation will come from the companies best connected, most entrepreneurial and with a collaborative spirit

The new industrial model that is spreading throughout the business world, from the most innovative organizations or early adopters, to the most lagging behind, integrates new technologies into its production processes, with the ultimate goal of being more competitive and adapting to the speed of the...
Community News

Agility, flexibility, safety and quality as key points for improving cava labeling in Vallformosa through automation and digitization technologies

The Smart & Sparkling consortium meets at the Masía Vallformosa facilities to start the project to adapt the labeller to industry 4.0 Last Tuesday, April 20, the companies DIFMAQ, TAI Smart Factory and Masia Vallformosa, members of the Packaging Cluster and the Catalan wine cluster INNOVI, also...
Community News

10 proposals for initiatives in support of Industry 4.0 in the workshop held by the Packaging Cluster for the call for grants to AEI

On March 11, the call for grants to Agrupaciones Empresariales Innovadoras of the Ministerio de Industria, Comercio y Turismo for 2021 was published In anticipation of this publication, the Packaging Cluster held a workshop with its associates to prepare proposals for pilot projects for the call. On...
ECCP News

1st Visegrad Clusters Congress: heated discussions and important conclusions

V4's important role as a fast-growing market within the European Union Closer cooperation of entities in the region V4 and Industry 4.0 were the main topics of the 1st Congress of Visegrad Clusters. Over 40 experts from 7 countries - representatives of business, public administration and academic...
ECCP News

Are EU companies adopting digital technologies?

The 2018 Digital Transformation Scoreboard shows that the uptake of digital technologies by businesses is increasing. Equally, more EU countries perform above the average in the integration of digital technology. The United Kingdom, Spain, Denmark and Luxembourg are the most digitally-aware European...
Best practices

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...