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Contribute now to the Manufacturing our Future Survey

Are you in the manufacturing industry? The European Commission has launched a survey to gather the views of the European manufacturing community on future manufacturing priorities for 2030. Context The EU needs to build capacity to fight a large number of challenges ahead, such as climate change...
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Take part in the EU manufacturing survey

In order to adapt to current challenges such as climate change, inequalities, demographic trends and new developments, the way the EU manufactures goods needs to change. This requires new manufacturing technologies and businesses that are inclusive, sustainable, circular and collaborative. It also...
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Digitisation of the manufacturing sector

On 13 April, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus discussed advances in digitisation of the manufacturing sector. Loïc Marin and Arnaud Bocquillon from CIMES introduced their ‘pôle de compétivité’. This form of organisation is a specific brand in France and it differs from other types of...
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European Commission Guidance for manufacturers of medical equipment and material

To address the Coronavirus outbreak and to ramp-up overall production of personal protective equipment, the European Commission has already made available relevant European harmonised standards to interested companies, as well as revised harmonised standards that allow manufacturers to place on the...
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Metallurgy Europe Call for Projects

Metallurgy Europe is a seven-year EUREKA Cluster Program (∑!9169) and started in 2014, with the ambition of developing and industrializing the next-generation of metallic materials and metallurgical manufacturing routes for the 21st century. High-impact, market and economically driven cluster...
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Manufacturing USA releases its annual report

Manufacturing USA, a network, constituted to support and drive forward advanced manufacturing, has released its 2017 annual report. The network gathers regional institutes, each with a specialised technology focus. The institutes share one goal: to secure the future of manufacturing in the U.S...
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ESMERA: First call for experiment proposals now open!

SMEs developing robotic technologies may now apply for providing solutions to predefined real-life challenges. The respective challenge winners will receive direct financial support through a cascade funding mechanism of up to 200.000 EUR each. The ESMERA Project (European SMEs for Robotic...
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Manufacturing Capital Investment analysis available

Get a chance to observe the latest trend (2016 – 2018) of manufacturing investments worldwide. Trendeo has edited a synthesis of the trends in manufacturing capital investment, which shows the location of investments, their amounts, as well as a sectorial analysis by type of industry. Trendeo, a...
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MForesight and Manufacturing USA release report on metamaterials

Manufacturing USA is a network of US-based regional institutes, each with a specialised technology focus. Each of these regional research institute share the goal to secure the future of manufacturing in the US through innovation, collaboration and education. Manufacturing USA is currently focussing...
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MForesight report: Ensuring American Manufacturing Leadership Through Next-Generation Supply Chains

A recently released report from MForesight: Alliance for Manufacturing Foresight, explores how to enhance innovation, communication, and trust in the American manufacturing ecosystem. The report, Ensuring American Manufacturing Leadership Through Next-Generation Supply Chains, investigates a growing...
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WCM TRAINING MISSIONS IN JAPAN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The 5-day World Class Manufacturing training mission (WCM) gives senior European engineers the perfect opportunity to visit some of the world’s most advanced factories to see for themselves: • how leading Japanese companies use world-class manufacturing techniques to drive their businesses • how to...
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How to improve productivity and reduce costs in manufacturing! European Commission-funded programme in Japan - Call for applications

For EU managers working in manufacturing companies. Participate in the 5-day "World Class Manufacturing" training mission in Japan! The EU-Japan Centre is currently inviting applications for the next training missions in Japan financed by the European Commission and hope it will be of your interest...