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All EIT Manufacturing activities

EIT Manufacturing has more than 70 ongoing activities that are grouped under five pillars: Business Creation, Education, Innovation, Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) and the Cross-KIC activities that are the result of cooperation between several EIT Innovation Communities. You can learn more about the EIT Manufacturing running activities and search information by Pillar or by Flagship.

Creation, acceleration and transformation of high-growth companies with potential to lead Europe’s industrial transformation & drive value-added job creation.

Programs, courses and digital platforms aiming at training and upskilling future and current industrial workforce to meet the future market needs.

Bringing new technologies to the market by putting in place tools, processes to lead the launch, development of new products, services, processes and integrated solutions.

Boosting innovation capability of countries and regions in Europe that are today lagging behind in terms of innovation.

Activities that are the result of cooperation between several of our innovation communities, and related to global concerns related to the environment.

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A Flexible Hybrid Manufacturing system

A Flexible Hybrid Manufacturing system

The FlexHyMan project envisions to upgrade the current industrial level of Additive Manufacturing by developing a flexible and modular manufacturing cell, which will be able to complete both additive and subtractive processes, while incorporating on-line process monitoring and control systems. The […]

Additive Enterprises Cloud Manufacturing and Networking

Additive Enterprises Cloud Manufacturing and Networking

The ACloud project aims to deliver a breakthrough in the world of customized Additive Manufacturing (AM) through utilization of cloud technologies. The project will develop tools, adequately user friendly and highly efficient, that will meet the requirements set by industry […]

Additive Manufacturing Teaching Factory

Additive Manufacturing Teaching Factory

EIT-AddManu will provide hands-on learning nuggets for teaching Additive Manufacturing (AM) in higher academic and industrial education. The targeted course work, which will be made available on the EIT Manufacturing Guided Learning Platform, contains tools for teaching AM in terms of […]

Advanced decision making for zero defects manufacturing

Advanced decision making for zero defects manufacturing

This project aims at developing and piloting a decision support system and simulation tool that improves manufacturing decision making to ensure better product quality (towards zero defects), higher production efficiency (namely resources efficiency) and more agile and cost-efficient […]

Business Creation Area Leadership

Business Creation Area Leadership

EIT Manufacturing’s Business Creation aims at fostering, identifying, encouraging and providing structure to entrepreneurs, start-ups, SMEs and large companies who have great ideas and need guidance and support to develop their project to the next step. The Business Creation Area Leadership […]

Circular Economy Collaboration

Circular Economy Collaboration

“This initiative will mainly strengthen/improve the already initiated activities (2018) regarding Cross-KIC Circular Economy. EIT Manufacturing will focus on technologies that will enable and promote Circular Economy in manufacturing. EIT Raw Materials organised a number of meetings to initiate this Circular Economy […]

Connected Assets iNteroperability framework Via AAS

Connected Assets iNteroperability framework Via AAS

World Economic Forum cites 67% of respondents refrain from implementing Industry 4.0 because of challenges to connect legacy equipment due to lack of interoperability. Cisco estimates factories worldwide contain 60 million machines, with 90% residing in unconnected silos.

Interoperability of […]

Cross-KIC Artificial Intelligence

Cross-KIC Artificial Intelligence

As part of the Cross-KIC Innovation Impact initiative, this Activity aims at facilitating the KICs’ innovation capacities and leveraging the impact of the KICs’ innovation pillar. It will allow to position the EIT and the KICs amongst the major players and thought […]

Cross-KIC CLC Consolidation

Cross-KIC CLC Consolidation

This activity explores the feasibility, added value and efficiency gains of establishing shared arrangements in selected European cities where more than one KIC currently has individual offices. The Cross-KIC project was initiated in 2018 through the establishment of the EIT Working Group […]

Cross-KIC EIT RIS

Cross-KIC EIT RIS

The Cross-KIC RIS project in 2020 aims to build on the knowledge, experiences and results of the cross-KIC collaboration since 2017. The project will remain to be a platform for knowledge-sharing and coordination between the KICs to ensure efficiency and avoid fragmentation […]

Cross-KIC Global Outreach

Cross-KIC Global Outreach

In line with EIT’s vision to be the leading European initiative that empowers to develop world-class solutions to societal challenges and create growth and skilled jobs, this KAVA focuses on developing the EIT community and markets outside Europe. The aim is to
i) […]

Cross-KIC Human Capital

Cross-KIC Human Capital

The Human Capital Cross-KIC activities aims at building infrastructures that connect the different KIC’s, with a focus on the domain of Human Capital and the Education vertex of the knowledge triangle. By building connections, the project offers support to the individual KIC’s […]

Digital manufacturing of optimized multimaterial conformal channel solution for thermal management of aeronautic electric propulsion systems

Digital manufacturing of optimized multimaterial conformal channel solution for thermal management of aeronautic electric propulsion systems

The AeroMC2 project will manufacture the next generation of optimized thermal management solutions for battery modules and high power density electric motors in electric aircraft propulsion systems. The solution enables […]

Digital Transformation in RIS

Digital Transformation in RIS

In this project we will work together with companies from EIT RIS countries in order to support their existing processes and help them to drive more successful businesses. We will explore the current digitalization maturity in EIT RIS countries ( e.g. systems […]

Digitalisation of in-line quality assurance for additive manufacturing

Digitalisation of in-line quality assurance for additive manufacturing

Additive manufacturing (AM) is becoming an accepted and complementary manufacturing process beyond only supporting aerospace, space and medical industries. However, independent on which industry the technology is implemented for, each and unique part needs to be secured in […]

Education Area Leadership

Education Area Leadership

EIT Manufacturing aims at supporting the European manufacturing industry by supplying well qualified personnel through its three main Education programs: Empower (running EIT labelled Master and PhD programs, professional training); Connect (bring short learning units online to the workforce, support Teaching and […]

EIT House

Learning through manufacturing challenges

The EIT House in Brussels has been established in 2017 and is available to serve all activities that the EIT Community is engaged to implement, both at Innovation Communities level, as part of their annual Business Plans, as well as at EIT […]

EIT labelled Master Programme

EIT labelled Master Programme

This activity builds the basis for attracting the best students and transform them in future manufacturing innovators and entrepreneurs. The objective is to design and implement a common framework for setting up the EIT Manufacturing Master Programs that suits the strategy […]

EIT labelled PhD

EIT labelled PhD

This activity aims at creating an EIT Manufacturing PhD program in line with the strategy of our KIC and the requirements of the EIT Label.

The PhD program will build on existing doctoral programs from partner universities in order to access selected […]

EIT Manufacturing RIS Hubs

EIT Manufacturing RIS Hubs

The purpose of this activity is to establish and operate EIT Manufacturing RIS hubs in EIT RIS countries. The aim is to create a single point representation of EIT Manufacturing in EIT RIS countries, which in turn is expected to increase engagement […]

End-to-end digitalised production test beds

End-to-end digitalised production test beds

Digitization is the key for future manufacturing! Europe needs to speed up with respect to the digital transformation of its industry in order to maintain its competitiveness. Instead of single manufacturing sites, integrated manufacturing eco-systems needs to come up with […]

European Manufacturing Innovation Platform (EMIP) Realization Phase

European Manufacturing Innovation Platform (EMIP) Realization Phase

The “European Manufacturing Innovation Platform” (EMIP) will be set during the first year of operation and will initially be used to interactively connect Core Partners with institutions and stakeholders of the “Facilitating Layer”. In a second step, the EMIP […]

European network of Incubators for Manufacturing DeepTech

European network of Incubators for Manufacturing DeepTech

New innovative technologies for manufacturing have been developing fast. The implementation of these deeptech requires to overcome some adoption constraints in different sectors to be able to create business opportunities. Universities’ research laboratories and incubators are ideally positioned […]

Field Study Pedagogy

Field Study Pedagogy

The Field Study Pedagogy (FISP) project aims at designing a Teaching Factory methodology to deploy the training of engineering students on implementing innovation in manufacturing systems, at bachelor and master levels. Teaching Factory consists in enabling a collaboration between factories and students with […]

Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe

Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe

A series of activities will address real challenges around water scarcity, boosting entrepreneurship (challenge labs, water academy…), skills capacity building for professionals and raising awareness among different actors will be developed as a joint effort between […]

Human in the AI loop

Human in the AI loop

The project “Human in the AI loop” is targeted to shop floor personnel (e.g. machine operators) as well as students and its main goal is to create the right competencies to work and collaborate with data-based artificial intelligence (DB-AI) systems. […]

Idea Competition

Idea Competition

EIT Manufacturing aims at supporting new solutions in the fields of Robotics, Additive Manufacturing, Digitalisation and Circular Economy. The best business ideas that participates at the competition will be awarded up to €15 000 of grant for each sector and will be invited […]

Industry-Driven Education

Industry-Driven Education

The aim of this activity is the development of a holistic Industry-driven Education Framework, including development of a toolset to support Teaching and Learning Factory Projects, setup of the Guided Learning Platform and integration of the aforementioned tools in a seamless digital ecosystem.

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Innovation Area Leadership

Innovation Area Leadership

The Innovation Area Leadership Activity covers the overall operation of EIT Manufacturing’s Innovation Pillar. This activity focuses on the design, operation, and monitoring of all Innovation Pillar programs and calls. This includes oversight of innovation hotspot identification and development. The activity will involve […]

Interactive Manufacturing @ Schools

Interactive Manufacturing @ Schools

This model will be interactive and strongly focused on manufacturing and on practical aspects of study in connection with industry sector and will be an example and an inspiration for other RIS and EU countries to address and tackle deficiency of quality […]

Launch programme management

Launch programme management

The LAUNCH activity covers the deployment and management of the Launch programme. LAUNCH uses the information identified by the “enabling technologies and manufacturing applications radar” to develop innovation hotspots that will guide innovation, education, and business creation activities. This programme involves collecting and […]

Learning Factory in a Box

Learning Factory in a Box

Manufacturing is a major driver of the European economy. The project Learning Factory in a Box, or LeaFox for short, aims to ignite the spark of curiosity for manufacturing in pupils. The image of the dirty and noisy factory has […]

Learning Factory to Implement Industry 4.0 in Machining

Learning Factory to Implement Industry 4.0 in Machining

Mach 4.0 is a training and learning activity which demonstrates the practical application of Industry 4.0 in machining processes. The program involves applying data analytics, big data, etc. to new manufacturing trends such as digital twin and […]

Learning Nuggets for Robots and Physical Assistance in Manufacturing

Learning Nuggets for Robots and Physical Assistance in Manufacturing

RoboNuggets provides state of the art learning content for the Guided Learning Platform (GLP) of EIT Manufacturing. It creates modular, interactive lessons (so-called “learning nuggets”) in robotics and physical assistance in manufacturing. RoboNuggets employs an innovative […]

Learning through manufacturing challenges

Learning through manufacturing challenges

ManuLearn aims to enhance the innovation capacity or the participating EIT RIS countries by improving their educational framework and by boosting their digital capabilities in order to face the future manufacturing challenges. In this framework, the activity aims to deliver a […]

LIFT European Network of Learning Factories

LIFT European Network of Learning Factories

LIFT Europe proposes to build a broad learning factories network ecosystem where research and technology transfer between academia and industry is fostered. LIFT aims at building up the skills of the future and ad-hoc training curricula to ensure competitiveness of […]

Nuggets on the digital transformation of work on the shop floor

Nuggets on the digital transformation of work on the shop floor

The course targets three distinct market segments: 1) Master students, especially the ones involved in honoured programs; 2) graduated apprentices involved in specializing master programs; 3) managers and entrepreneurs in medium-sized and large firms.

[…]

Open Innovation Centre for the Industry of the future

Open Innovation Centre for the Industry of the future

The goal of this project is to lead the transformation of existing manufacturing companies and IT providers in Europe (Gazelles and SMEs) by diversifying or renovating their businesses through innovative technology and business models. During 2020 we […]

Prescriptive Production Assistant

Prescriptive Production Assistant

The aim of this activity is to bring a new product – the shop floor intelligence assistant SIA – to assist manufacturing personnel (leaders and operators) in daily decision making and problem solving to the market. SIA is based on industrial-IoT technology from […]

Setup BC Advisory Board

Setup BC Advisory Board

The objective of this activity is to set up a Business Creation advisory board that supports the Business Creation team in developing and implementing their activities (Call for proposals, evaluations, non-call activities, BPs, …).

Pillar: Business Creation

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Shaping the Next Generation of manufacturing professionals

Shaping the Next Generation of manufacturing professionals

ShapiNG I project goal is to motivate and raise the interest of young Europeans, with particular emphasis on high school students (ages 15-18) and with a special focus on females, for activities in the field of manufacturing, within the […]

Simulation-based training for accident prevention in the automotive industry

Simulation-based training for accident prevention in the automotive industry

VR-SUSTAIN provides a training environment for students, trainees, and industry workers towards the prevention of accidents in manufacturing processes. Virtual Reality is applied to provide hands-on experience in an off-site environment for simulation-based training. VR-SUSTAIN is focused […]

Smart and Flexible Clamping Solutions for Sealing

Smart and Flexible Clamping Solutions for Sealing

SOFOCLES project will develop a Flexible, Reconfigurable and Smart Collaborative Robotic System for handling and clamping large and complex aeronautical components for different processes, e.g. sealing, welding and WAAM. The matureness of the needed technologies will be enhanced up […]

Sustainable human-robot co-production for cargo bicycles

Sustainable human-robot co-production for cargo bicycles

This project wants to provide sustainable workplaces within the European bike industry by investigating the potential of assistive technologies and human-robot coproduction. By offering the new product of personalized cargo bike production, the onshoring of working places can be achieved. […]

Teaching and Learning Nuggets for Interactive Robotics

Teaching and Learning Nuggets for Interactive Robotics

UN.I.CO TeleNuggetsRobotics provides innovative educational content for the EIT Manufacturing’s Guided Learning Platform. Already existing, flexible, open-source robotics platforms are used to stimulate creativity and participation inside and outside the classroom setting.

UN.I.CO delivers hands-on, interactive experiences to […]

Teaching Factory Knowledge Sharing Network

Teaching Factory Knowledge Sharing Network

TF KnowNet aims to deliver a program where students, researchers and companies work together to mutually develop skills, promote and share expert knowledge through co-creating solutions to industrial manufacturing challenges; extending the established Teaching Factory (TF) paradigm on a network level, […]

To support the transformation of existing SME’s, Tier 1 & Tier 2’s into volume automotive composite material suppliers

To support the transformation of existing SME’s, Tier 1 & Tier 2’s into volume automotive composite material suppliers

This activity supports the transformation of existing automotive manufacturing companies currently supplying internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles components, to manufacturing components for electrical vehicles. The transformation is based […]

Visually GuidEd Robotised Cell for Finishing Processes

Visually GuidEd Robotised Cell for Finishing Processes

VERIFy will focus on developing an automatic detection system which will be able to detect aesthetical defects in different sizes, shapes and positions right after the casting process. Furthermore a new autonomous robotic cell will be created in order […]

Young Manufacturing Leaders

Young Manufacturing Leaders

The Young Manufacturing Leaders (YML) initiative aims to create a network of students and young people who will be mobilized as ambassadors of the manufacturing sector. These young people will spread awareness about the sector’s importance and the evolution of manufacturing roles […]

ΕΙΤ RIS Area Leadership

ΕΙΤ RIS Area Leadership

The EIT Manufacturing RIS Programme aims at enhancing the innovation capacity of EIT RIS countries on manufacturing, by engaging the local innovation ecosystem with the EIT Manufacturing KIC and promoting the Knowledge Triangle Integration.

Pillar: EIT Regional Innovation […]

A Flexible Hybrid Manufacturing system

A Flexible Hybrid Manufacturing system The FlexHyMan project envisions to upgrade the current industrial level of Additive Manufacturing by developing a flexible and modular manufacturing cell, which will be able to complete both additive and subtractive processes, while incorporating on-line process monitoring and control systems. The hybrid [...]

Additive Enterprises Cloud Manufacturing and Networking

Additive Enterprises Cloud Manufacturing and Networking The ACloud project aims to deliver a breakthrough in the world of customized Additive Manufacturing (AM) through utilization of cloud technologies. The project will develop tools, adequately user friendly and highly efficient, that will meet the requirements set by industry and [...]

Additive Manufacturing Teaching Factory

Additive Manufacturing Teaching Factory EIT-AddManu will provide hands-on learning nuggets for teaching Additive Manufacturing (AM) in higher academic and industrial education. The targeted course work, which will be made available on the EIT Manufacturing Guided Learning Platform, contains tools for teaching AM in terms of design-tools, screening [...]

Advanced decision making for zero defects manufacturing

Advanced decision making for zero defects manufacturing This project aims at developing and piloting a decision support system and simulation tool that improves manufacturing decision making to ensure better product quality (towards zero defects), higher production efficiency (namely resources efficiency) and more agile and cost-efficient product development. [...]

Business Creation Area Leadership

Business Creation Area Leadership EIT Manufacturing’s Business Creation aims at fostering, identifying, encouraging and providing structure to entrepreneurs, start-ups, SMEs and large companies who have great ideas and need guidance and support to develop their project to the next step. The Business Creation Area Leadership Activity covers [...]

Circular Economy Collaboration

Circular Economy Collaboration "This initiative will mainly strengthen/improve the already initiated activities (2018) regarding Cross-KIC Circular Economy. EIT Manufacturing will focus on technologies that will enable and promote Circular Economy in manufacturing. EIT Raw Materials organised a number of meetings to initiate this Circular Economy collaboration within [...]

Connected Assets iNteroperability framework Via AAS

Connected Assets iNteroperability framework Via AAS World Economic Forum cites 67% of respondents refrain from implementing Industry 4.0 because of challenges to connect legacy equipment due to lack of interoperability. Cisco estimates factories worldwide contain 60 million machines, with 90% residing in unconnected silos. Interoperability of industrial [...]

Cross-KIC Artificial Intelligence

Cross-KIC Artificial Intelligence As part of the Cross-KIC Innovation Impact initiative, this Activity aims at facilitating the KICs’ innovation capacities and leveraging the impact of the KICs’ innovation pillar. It will allow to position the EIT and the KICs amongst the major players and thought leaders on [...]

Cross-KIC CLC Consolidation

Cross-KIC CLC Consolidation This activity explores the feasibility, added value and efficiency gains of establishing shared arrangements in selected European cities where more than one KIC currently has individual offices. The Cross-KIC project was initiated in 2018 through the establishment of the EIT Working Group (WG) on [...]

Cross-KIC EIT RIS

Cross-KIC EIT RIS The Cross-KIC RIS project in 2020 aims to build on the knowledge, experiences and results of the cross-KIC collaboration since 2017. The project will remain to be a platform for knowledge-sharing and coordination between the KICs to ensure efficiency and avoid fragmentation of efforts [...]

Cross-KIC Global Outreach

Cross-KIC Global Outreach In line with EIT's vision to be the leading European initiative that empowers to develop world-class solutions to societal challenges and create growth and skilled jobs, this KAVA focuses on developing the EIT community and markets outside Europe. The aim is to i) position [...]

Cross-KIC Human Capital

Cross-KIC Human Capital The Human Capital Cross-KIC activities aims at building infrastructures that connect the different KIC’s, with a focus on the domain of Human Capital and the Education vertex of the knowledge triangle. By building connections, the project offers support to the individual KIC’s in the [...]

Digital manufacturing of optimized multimaterial conformal channel solution for thermal management of aeronautic electric propulsion systems

Digital manufacturing of optimized multimaterial conformal channel solution for thermal management of aeronautic electric propulsion systems The AeroMC2 project will manufacture the next generation of optimized thermal management solutions for battery modules and high power density electric motors in electric aircraft propulsion systems. The solution enables dedicated [...]

Digital Transformation in RIS

Digital Transformation in RIS In this project we will work together with companies from EIT RIS countries in order to support their existing processes and help them to drive more successful businesses. We will explore the current digitalization maturity in EIT RIS countries ( e.g. systems [...]

Digitalisation of in-line quality assurance for additive manufacturing

Digitalisation of in-line quality assurance for additive manufacturing Additive manufacturing (AM) is becoming an accepted and complementary manufacturing process beyond only supporting aerospace, space and medical industries. However, independent on which industry the technology is implemented for, each and unique part needs to be secured in terms [...]

Education Area Leadership

Education Area Leadership EIT Manufacturing aims at supporting the European manufacturing industry by supplying well qualified personnel through its three main Education programs: Empower (running EIT labelled Master and PhD programs, professional training); Connect (bring short learning units online to the workforce, support Teaching and Learning Factories); [...]

EIT House

Learning through manufacturing challenges The EIT House in Brussels has been established in 2017 and is available to serve all activities that the EIT Community is engaged to implement, both at Innovation Communities level, as part of their annual Business Plans, as well as at EIT [...]

EIT labelled Master Programme

EIT labelled Master Programme This activity builds the basis for attracting the best students and transform them in future manufacturing innovators and entrepreneurs. The objective is to design and implement a common framework for setting up the EIT Manufacturing Master Programs that suits the strategy of the [...]

EIT labelled PhD

EIT labelled PhD This activity aims at creating an EIT Manufacturing PhD program in line with the strategy of our KIC and the requirements of the EIT Label. The PhD program will build on existing doctoral programs from partner universities in order to access selected top PhD [...]

EIT Manufacturing RIS Hubs

EIT Manufacturing RIS Hubs The purpose of this activity is to establish and operate EIT Manufacturing RIS hubs in EIT RIS countries. The aim is to create a single point representation of EIT Manufacturing in EIT RIS countries, which in turn is expected to increase engagement [...]

End-to-end digitalised production test beds

End-to-end digitalised production test beds Digitization is the key for future manufacturing! Europe needs to speed up with respect to the digital transformation of its industry in order to maintain its competitiveness. Instead of single manufacturing sites, integrated manufacturing eco-systems needs to come up with customer satisfaction [...]

European Manufacturing Innovation Platform (EMIP) Realization Phase

European Manufacturing Innovation Platform (EMIP) Realization Phase The “European Manufacturing Innovation Platform” (EMIP) will be set during the first year of operation and will initially be used to interactively connect Core Partners with institutions and stakeholders of the “Facilitating Layer”. In a second step, the EMIP will [...]

European network of Incubators for Manufacturing DeepTech

European network of Incubators for Manufacturing DeepTech New innovative technologies for manufacturing have been developing fast. The implementation of these deeptech requires to overcome some adoption constraints in different sectors to be able to create business opportunities. Universities’ research laboratories and incubators are ideally positioned to activate [...]

Field Study Pedagogy

Field Study Pedagogy The Field Study Pedagogy (FISP) project aims at designing a Teaching Factory methodology to deploy the training of engineering students on implementing innovation in manufacturing systems, at bachelor and master levels. Teaching Factory consists in enabling a collaboration between factories and students with [...]

Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe

Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe A series of activities will address real challenges around water scarcity, boosting entrepreneurship (challenge labs, water academy...), skills capacity building for professionals and raising awareness among different actors will be developed as a joint effort between EIT Food, [...]

Human in the AI loop

Human in the AI loop The project “Human in the AI loop” is targeted to shop floor personnel (e.g. machine operators) as well as students and its main goal is to create the right competencies to work and collaborate with data-based artificial intelligence (DB-AI) systems. We define [...]

Idea Competition

Idea Competition EIT Manufacturing aims at supporting new solutions in the fields of Robotics, Additive Manufacturing, Digitalisation and Circular Economy. The best business ideas that participates at the competition will be awarded up to €15 000 of grant for each sector and will be invited to join [...]

Industry-Driven Education

Industry-Driven Education The aim of this activity is the development of a holistic Industry-driven Education Framework, including development of a toolset to support Teaching and Learning Factory Projects, setup of the Guided Learning Platform and integration of the aforementioned tools in a seamless digital ecosystem. [...]

Innovation Area Leadership

Innovation Area Leadership The Innovation Area Leadership Activity covers the overall operation of EIT Manufacturing's Innovation Pillar. This activity focuses on the design, operation, and monitoring of all Innovation Pillar programs and calls. This includes oversight of innovation hotspot identification and development. The activity will involve two [...]

Interactive Manufacturing @ Schools

Interactive Manufacturing @ Schools This model will be interactive and strongly focused on manufacturing and on practical aspects of study in connection with industry sector and will be an example and an inspiration for other RIS and EU countries to address and tackle deficiency of quality [...]

Launch programme management

Launch programme management The LAUNCH activity covers the deployment and management of the Launch programme. LAUNCH uses the information identified by the "enabling technologies and manufacturing applications radar" to develop innovation hotspots that will guide innovation, education, and business creation activities. This programme involves collecting and curating [...]

Learning Factory in a Box

Learning Factory in a Box Manufacturing is a major driver of the European economy. The project Learning Factory in a Box, or LeaFox for short, aims to ignite the spark of curiosity for manufacturing in pupils. The image of the dirty and noisy factory has long since [...]

Learning Factory to Implement Industry 4.0 in Machining

Learning Factory to Implement Industry 4.0 in Machining Mach 4.0 is a training and learning activity which demonstrates the practical application of Industry 4.0 in machining processes. The program involves applying data analytics, big data, etc. to new manufacturing trends such as digital twin and zero defects [...]

Learning Nuggets for Robots and Physical Assistance in Manufacturing

Learning Nuggets for Robots and Physical Assistance in Manufacturing RoboNuggets provides state of the art learning content for the Guided Learning Platform (GLP) of EIT Manufacturing. It creates modular, interactive lessons (so-called “learning nuggets”) in robotics and physical assistance in manufacturing. RoboNuggets employs an innovative didactical framework [...]

Learning through manufacturing challenges

Learning through manufacturing challenges ManuLearn aims to enhance the innovation capacity or the participating EIT RIS countries by improving their educational framework and by boosting their digital capabilities in order to face the future manufacturing challenges. In this framework, the activity aims to deliver a program where [...]

LIFT European Network of Learning Factories

LIFT European Network of Learning Factories LIFT Europe proposes to build a broad learning factories network ecosystem where research and technology transfer between academia and industry is fostered. LIFT aims at building up the skills of the future and ad-hoc training curricula to ensure competitiveness of [...]

Nuggets on the digital transformation of work on the shop floor

Nuggets on the digital transformation of work on the shop floor The course targets three distinct market segments: 1) Master students, especially the ones involved in honoured programs; 2) graduated apprentices involved in specializing master programs; 3) managers and entrepreneurs in medium-sized and large firms. Communication and [...]

Open Innovation Centre for the Industry of the future

Open Innovation Centre for the Industry of the future The goal of this project is to lead the transformation of existing manufacturing companies and IT providers in Europe (Gazelles and SMEs) by diversifying or renovating their businesses through innovative technology and business models. During 2020 we [...]

Prescriptive Production Assistant

Prescriptive Production Assistant The aim of this activity is to bring a new product - the shop floor intelligence assistant SIA - to assist manufacturing personnel (leaders and operators) in daily decision making and problem solving to the market. SIA is based on industrial-IoT technology from SFM [...]

Setup BC Advisory Board

Setup BC Advisory Board The objective of this activity is to set up a Business Creation advisory board that supports the Business Creation team in developing and implementing their activities (Call for proposals, evaluations, non-call activities, BPs, …). Pillar: Business Creation Leading organization: EIT Manufacturing [...]

Shaping the Next Generation of manufacturing professionals

Shaping the Next Generation of manufacturing professionals ShapiNG I project goal is to motivate and raise the interest of young Europeans, with particular emphasis on high school students (ages 15-18) and with a special focus on females, for activities in the field of manufacturing, within the [...]

Simulation-based training for accident prevention in the automotive industry

Simulation-based training for accident prevention in the automotive industry VR-SUSTAIN provides a training environment for students, trainees, and industry workers towards the prevention of accidents in manufacturing processes. Virtual Reality is applied to provide hands-on experience in an off-site environment for simulation-based training. VR-SUSTAIN is focused [...]

Smart and Flexible Clamping Solutions for Sealing

Smart and Flexible Clamping Solutions for Sealing SOFOCLES project will develop a Flexible, Reconfigurable and Smart Collaborative Robotic System for handling and clamping large and complex aeronautical components for different processes, e.g. sealing, welding and WAAM. The matureness of the needed technologies will be enhanced up to [...]

Sustainable human-robot co-production for cargo bicycles

Sustainable human-robot co-production for cargo bicycles This project wants to provide sustainable workplaces within the European bike industry by investigating the potential of assistive technologies and human-robot coproduction. By offering the new product of personalized cargo bike production, the onshoring of working places can be achieved. But [...]

Teaching and Learning Nuggets for Interactive Robotics

Teaching and Learning Nuggets for Interactive Robotics UN.I.CO TeleNuggetsRobotics provides innovative educational content for the EIT Manufacturing’s Guided Learning Platform. Already existing, flexible, open-source robotics platforms are used to stimulate creativity and participation inside and outside the classroom setting. UN.I.CO delivers hands-on, interactive experiences to encourage participation, [...]

Teaching Factory Knowledge Sharing Network

Teaching Factory Knowledge Sharing Network TF KnowNet aims to deliver a program where students, researchers and companies work together to mutually develop skills, promote and share expert knowledge through co-creating solutions to industrial manufacturing challenges; extending the established Teaching Factory (TF) paradigm on a network level, [...]

To support the transformation of existing SME’s, Tier 1 & Tier 2’s into volume automotive composite material suppliers

To support the transformation of existing SME’s, Tier 1 & Tier 2's into volume automotive composite material suppliers This activity supports the transformation of existing automotive manufacturing companies currently supplying internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles components, to manufacturing components for electrical vehicles. The transformation is based on [...]

Visually GuidEd Robotised Cell for Finishing Processes

Visually GuidEd Robotised Cell for Finishing Processes VERIFy will focus on developing an automatic detection system which will be able to detect aesthetical defects in different sizes, shapes and positions right after the casting process. Furthermore a new autonomous robotic cell will be created in order to [...]

Young Manufacturing Leaders

Young Manufacturing Leaders The Young Manufacturing Leaders (YML) initiative aims to create a network of students and young people who will be mobilized as ambassadors of the manufacturing sector. These young people will spread awareness about the sector’s importance and the evolution of manufacturing roles within local [...]

ΕΙΤ RIS Area Leadership

ΕΙΤ RIS Area Leadership The EIT Manufacturing RIS Programme aims at enhancing the innovation capacity of EIT RIS countries on manufacturing, by engaging the local innovation ecosystem with the EIT Manufacturing KIC and promoting the Knowledge Triangle Integration. Pillar: EIT Regional Innovation Scheme [...]

A Flexible Hybrid Manufacturing system

A Flexible Hybrid Manufacturing system The FlexHyMan project envisions to upgrade the current industrial level of Additive Manufacturing by developing a flexible and modular manufacturing cell, which will be able to complete both additive and subtractive processes, while incorporating on-line process monitoring and control systems. The hybrid [...]

Additive Enterprises Cloud Manufacturing and Networking

Additive Enterprises Cloud Manufacturing and Networking The ACloud project aims to deliver a breakthrough in the world of customized Additive Manufacturing (AM) through utilization of cloud technologies. The project will develop tools, adequately user friendly and highly efficient, that will meet the requirements set by industry and [...]

Additive Manufacturing Teaching Factory

Additive Manufacturing Teaching Factory EIT-AddManu will provide hands-on learning nuggets for teaching Additive Manufacturing (AM) in higher academic and industrial education. The targeted course work, which will be made available on the EIT Manufacturing Guided Learning Platform, contains tools for teaching AM in terms of design-tools, screening [...]

Advanced decision making for zero defects manufacturing

Advanced decision making for zero defects manufacturing This project aims at developing and piloting a decision support system and simulation tool that improves manufacturing decision making to ensure better product quality (towards zero defects), higher production efficiency (namely resources efficiency) and more agile and cost-efficient product development. [...]

Business Creation Area Leadership

Business Creation Area Leadership EIT Manufacturing’s Business Creation aims at fostering, identifying, encouraging and providing structure to entrepreneurs, start-ups, SMEs and large companies who have great ideas and need guidance and support to develop their project to the next step. The Business Creation Area Leadership Activity covers [...]

Circular Economy Collaboration

Circular Economy Collaboration "This initiative will mainly strengthen/improve the already initiated activities (2018) regarding Cross-KIC Circular Economy. EIT Manufacturing will focus on technologies that will enable and promote Circular Economy in manufacturing. EIT Raw Materials organised a number of meetings to initiate this Circular Economy collaboration within [...]

Connected Assets iNteroperability framework Via AAS

Connected Assets iNteroperability framework Via AAS World Economic Forum cites 67% of respondents refrain from implementing Industry 4.0 because of challenges to connect legacy equipment due to lack of interoperability. Cisco estimates factories worldwide contain 60 million machines, with 90% residing in unconnected silos. Interoperability of industrial [...]

Cross-KIC Artificial Intelligence

Cross-KIC Artificial Intelligence As part of the Cross-KIC Innovation Impact initiative, this Activity aims at facilitating the KICs’ innovation capacities and leveraging the impact of the KICs’ innovation pillar. It will allow to position the EIT and the KICs amongst the major players and thought leaders on [...]

Cross-KIC CLC Consolidation

Cross-KIC CLC Consolidation This activity explores the feasibility, added value and efficiency gains of establishing shared arrangements in selected European cities where more than one KIC currently has individual offices. The Cross-KIC project was initiated in 2018 through the establishment of the EIT Working Group (WG) on [...]

Cross-KIC EIT RIS

Cross-KIC EIT RIS The Cross-KIC RIS project in 2020 aims to build on the knowledge, experiences and results of the cross-KIC collaboration since 2017. The project will remain to be a platform for knowledge-sharing and coordination between the KICs to ensure efficiency and avoid fragmentation of efforts [...]

Cross-KIC Global Outreach

Cross-KIC Global Outreach In line with EIT's vision to be the leading European initiative that empowers to develop world-class solutions to societal challenges and create growth and skilled jobs, this KAVA focuses on developing the EIT community and markets outside Europe. The aim is to i) position [...]

Cross-KIC Human Capital

Cross-KIC Human Capital The Human Capital Cross-KIC activities aims at building infrastructures that connect the different KIC’s, with a focus on the domain of Human Capital and the Education vertex of the knowledge triangle. By building connections, the project offers support to the individual KIC’s in the [...]

Digital manufacturing of optimized multimaterial conformal channel solution for thermal management of aeronautic electric propulsion systems

Digital manufacturing of optimized multimaterial conformal channel solution for thermal management of aeronautic electric propulsion systems The AeroMC2 project will manufacture the next generation of optimized thermal management solutions for battery modules and high power density electric motors in electric aircraft propulsion systems. The solution enables dedicated [...]

Digital Transformation in RIS

Digital Transformation in RIS In this project we will work together with companies from EIT RIS countries in order to support their existing processes and help them to drive more successful businesses. We will explore the current digitalization maturity in EIT RIS countries ( e.g. systems [...]

Digitalisation of in-line quality assurance for additive manufacturing

Digitalisation of in-line quality assurance for additive manufacturing Additive manufacturing (AM) is becoming an accepted and complementary manufacturing process beyond only supporting aerospace, space and medical industries. However, independent on which industry the technology is implemented for, each and unique part needs to be secured in terms [...]

Education Area Leadership

Education Area Leadership EIT Manufacturing aims at supporting the European manufacturing industry by supplying well qualified personnel through its three main Education programs: Empower (running EIT labelled Master and PhD programs, professional training); Connect (bring short learning units online to the workforce, support Teaching and Learning Factories); [...]

EIT House

Learning through manufacturing challenges The EIT House in Brussels has been established in 2017 and is available to serve all activities that the EIT Community is engaged to implement, both at Innovation Communities level, as part of their annual Business Plans, as well as at EIT [...]

EIT labelled Master Programme

EIT labelled Master Programme This activity builds the basis for attracting the best students and transform them in future manufacturing innovators and entrepreneurs. The objective is to design and implement a common framework for setting up the EIT Manufacturing Master Programs that suits the strategy of the [...]

EIT labelled PhD

EIT labelled PhD This activity aims at creating an EIT Manufacturing PhD program in line with the strategy of our KIC and the requirements of the EIT Label. The PhD program will build on existing doctoral programs from partner universities in order to access selected top PhD [...]

EIT Manufacturing RIS Hubs

EIT Manufacturing RIS Hubs The purpose of this activity is to establish and operate EIT Manufacturing RIS hubs in EIT RIS countries. The aim is to create a single point representation of EIT Manufacturing in EIT RIS countries, which in turn is expected to increase engagement [...]

End-to-end digitalised production test beds

End-to-end digitalised production test beds Digitization is the key for future manufacturing! Europe needs to speed up with respect to the digital transformation of its industry in order to maintain its competitiveness. Instead of single manufacturing sites, integrated manufacturing eco-systems needs to come up with customer satisfaction [...]

European Manufacturing Innovation Platform (EMIP) Realization Phase

European Manufacturing Innovation Platform (EMIP) Realization Phase The “European Manufacturing Innovation Platform” (EMIP) will be set during the first year of operation and will initially be used to interactively connect Core Partners with institutions and stakeholders of the “Facilitating Layer”. In a second step, the EMIP will [...]

European network of Incubators for Manufacturing DeepTech

European network of Incubators for Manufacturing DeepTech New innovative technologies for manufacturing have been developing fast. The implementation of these deeptech requires to overcome some adoption constraints in different sectors to be able to create business opportunities. Universities’ research laboratories and incubators are ideally positioned to activate [...]

Field Study Pedagogy

Field Study Pedagogy The Field Study Pedagogy (FISP) project aims at designing a Teaching Factory methodology to deploy the training of engineering students on implementing innovation in manufacturing systems, at bachelor and master levels. Teaching Factory consists in enabling a collaboration between factories and students with [...]

Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe

Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe A series of activities will address real challenges around water scarcity, boosting entrepreneurship (challenge labs, water academy...), skills capacity building for professionals and raising awareness among different actors will be developed as a joint effort between EIT Food, [...]

Human in the AI loop

Human in the AI loop The project “Human in the AI loop” is targeted to shop floor personnel (e.g. machine operators) as well as students and its main goal is to create the right competencies to work and collaborate with data-based artificial intelligence (DB-AI) systems. We define [...]

Idea Competition

Idea Competition EIT Manufacturing aims at supporting new solutions in the fields of Robotics, Additive Manufacturing, Digitalisation and Circular Economy. The best business ideas that participates at the competition will be awarded up to €15 000 of grant for each sector and will be invited to join [...]

Industry-Driven Education

Industry-Driven Education The aim of this activity is the development of a holistic Industry-driven Education Framework, including development of a toolset to support Teaching and Learning Factory Projects, setup of the Guided Learning Platform and integration of the aforementioned tools in a seamless digital ecosystem. [...]

Innovation Area Leadership

Innovation Area Leadership The Innovation Area Leadership Activity covers the overall operation of EIT Manufacturing's Innovation Pillar. This activity focuses on the design, operation, and monitoring of all Innovation Pillar programs and calls. This includes oversight of innovation hotspot identification and development. The activity will involve two [...]

Interactive Manufacturing @ Schools

Interactive Manufacturing @ Schools This model will be interactive and strongly focused on manufacturing and on practical aspects of study in connection with industry sector and will be an example and an inspiration for other RIS and EU countries to address and tackle deficiency of quality [...]

Launch programme management

Launch programme management The LAUNCH activity covers the deployment and management of the Launch programme. LAUNCH uses the information identified by the "enabling technologies and manufacturing applications radar" to develop innovation hotspots that will guide innovation, education, and business creation activities. This programme involves collecting and curating [...]

Learning Factory in a Box

Learning Factory in a Box Manufacturing is a major driver of the European economy. The project Learning Factory in a Box, or LeaFox for short, aims to ignite the spark of curiosity for manufacturing in pupils. The image of the dirty and noisy factory has long since [...]

Learning Factory to Implement Industry 4.0 in Machining

Learning Factory to Implement Industry 4.0 in Machining Mach 4.0 is a training and learning activity which demonstrates the practical application of Industry 4.0 in machining processes. The program involves applying data analytics, big data, etc. to new manufacturing trends such as digital twin and zero defects [...]

Learning Nuggets for Robots and Physical Assistance in Manufacturing

Learning Nuggets for Robots and Physical Assistance in Manufacturing RoboNuggets provides state of the art learning content for the Guided Learning Platform (GLP) of EIT Manufacturing. It creates modular, interactive lessons (so-called “learning nuggets”) in robotics and physical assistance in manufacturing. RoboNuggets employs an innovative didactical framework [...]

Learning through manufacturing challenges

Learning through manufacturing challenges ManuLearn aims to enhance the innovation capacity or the participating EIT RIS countries by improving their educational framework and by boosting their digital capabilities in order to face the future manufacturing challenges. In this framework, the activity aims to deliver a program where [...]

LIFT European Network of Learning Factories

LIFT European Network of Learning Factories LIFT Europe proposes to build a broad learning factories network ecosystem where research and technology transfer between academia and industry is fostered. LIFT aims at building up the skills of the future and ad-hoc training curricula to ensure competitiveness of [...]

Nuggets on the digital transformation of work on the shop floor

Nuggets on the digital transformation of work on the shop floor The course targets three distinct market segments: 1) Master students, especially the ones involved in honoured programs; 2) graduated apprentices involved in specializing master programs; 3) managers and entrepreneurs in medium-sized and large firms. Communication and [...]

Open Innovation Centre for the Industry of the future

Open Innovation Centre for the Industry of the future The goal of this project is to lead the transformation of existing manufacturing companies and IT providers in Europe (Gazelles and SMEs) by diversifying or renovating their businesses through innovative technology and business models. During 2020 we [...]

Prescriptive Production Assistant

Prescriptive Production Assistant The aim of this activity is to bring a new product - the shop floor intelligence assistant SIA - to assist manufacturing personnel (leaders and operators) in daily decision making and problem solving to the market. SIA is based on industrial-IoT technology from SFM [...]

Setup BC Advisory Board

Setup BC Advisory Board The objective of this activity is to set up a Business Creation advisory board that supports the Business Creation team in developing and implementing their activities (Call for proposals, evaluations, non-call activities, BPs, …). Pillar: Business Creation Leading organization: EIT Manufacturing [...]

Shaping the Next Generation of manufacturing professionals

Shaping the Next Generation of manufacturing professionals ShapiNG I project goal is to motivate and raise the interest of young Europeans, with particular emphasis on high school students (ages 15-18) and with a special focus on females, for activities in the field of manufacturing, within the [...]

Simulation-based training for accident prevention in the automotive industry

Simulation-based training for accident prevention in the automotive industry VR-SUSTAIN provides a training environment for students, trainees, and industry workers towards the prevention of accidents in manufacturing processes. Virtual Reality is applied to provide hands-on experience in an off-site environment for simulation-based training. VR-SUSTAIN is focused [...]

Smart and Flexible Clamping Solutions for Sealing

Smart and Flexible Clamping Solutions for Sealing SOFOCLES project will develop a Flexible, Reconfigurable and Smart Collaborative Robotic System for handling and clamping large and complex aeronautical components for different processes, e.g. sealing, welding and WAAM. The matureness of the needed technologies will be enhanced up to [...]

Sustainable human-robot co-production for cargo bicycles

Sustainable human-robot co-production for cargo bicycles This project wants to provide sustainable workplaces within the European bike industry by investigating the potential of assistive technologies and human-robot coproduction. By offering the new product of personalized cargo bike production, the onshoring of working places can be achieved. But [...]

Teaching and Learning Nuggets for Interactive Robotics

Teaching and Learning Nuggets for Interactive Robotics UN.I.CO TeleNuggetsRobotics provides innovative educational content for the EIT Manufacturing’s Guided Learning Platform. Already existing, flexible, open-source robotics platforms are used to stimulate creativity and participation inside and outside the classroom setting. UN.I.CO delivers hands-on, interactive experiences to encourage participation, [...]

Teaching Factory Knowledge Sharing Network

Teaching Factory Knowledge Sharing Network TF KnowNet aims to deliver a program where students, researchers and companies work together to mutually develop skills, promote and share expert knowledge through co-creating solutions to industrial manufacturing challenges; extending the established Teaching Factory (TF) paradigm on a network level, [...]

To support the transformation of existing SME’s, Tier 1 & Tier 2’s into volume automotive composite material suppliers

To support the transformation of existing SME’s, Tier 1 & Tier 2's into volume automotive composite material suppliers This activity supports the transformation of existing automotive manufacturing companies currently supplying internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles components, to manufacturing components for electrical vehicles. The transformation is based on [...]

Visually GuidEd Robotised Cell for Finishing Processes

Visually GuidEd Robotised Cell for Finishing Processes VERIFy will focus on developing an automatic detection system which will be able to detect aesthetical defects in different sizes, shapes and positions right after the casting process. Furthermore a new autonomous robotic cell will be created in order to [...]

Young Manufacturing Leaders

Young Manufacturing Leaders The Young Manufacturing Leaders (YML) initiative aims to create a network of students and young people who will be mobilized as ambassadors of the manufacturing sector. These young people will spread awareness about the sector’s importance and the evolution of manufacturing roles within local [...]

ΕΙΤ RIS Area Leadership

ΕΙΤ RIS Area Leadership The EIT Manufacturing RIS Programme aims at enhancing the innovation capacity of EIT RIS countries on manufacturing, by engaging the local innovation ecosystem with the EIT Manufacturing KIC and promoting the Knowledge Triangle Integration. Pillar: EIT Regional Innovation Scheme [...]

Headquarters
Paris-Saclay,
Nano-INNOV,
2 Boulevard Thomas Gobert,
91120 Palaiseau, France

CLC Central
Darmstadt
Christian Bölling
christian.boelling@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC South
Milan
Giacomo Martinotti
Giacomo.martinotti@gmail.com

CLC West
Donostia/San Sebastian
Antoni Pijoan
antoni.pijoan@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC North
Gothenburg
Björn Fagerström
bjorn.fagerstrom@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC East
Vienna
Johannes Hunschofsky
johannes.hunschofsky@eitmanufacturing.eu

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Headquarters
Paris-Saclay,
Nano-INNOV,
2 Boulevard Thomas Gobert,
91120 Palaiseau, France

CLC West
Donostia/San Sebastian
Antoni Pijoan
antoni.pijoan@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC Central
Darmstadt
Christian Bölling
christian.boelling@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC North
Gothenburg
Björn Fagerström
bjorn.fagerstrom@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC South
Milan
Giacomo Martinotti
Giacomo.martinotti@gmail.com

CLC East
Vienna
Johannes Hunschofsky
johannes.hunschofsky@eitmanufacturing.eu

© EIT2014 | home | sitemap | legal notice | newsroom

Headquarters
Paris-Saclay,
Nano-INNOV,
2 Boulevard Thomas Gobert,
91120 Palaiseau, France

CLC West
Donostia/San Sebastian
Antoni Pijoan
antoni.pijoan@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC Central
Darmstadt
Christian Bölling
christian.boelling@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC North
Gothenburg
Björn Fagerström
bjorn.fagerstrom@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC South
Milan
Giacomo Martinotti
Giacomo.martinotti@gmail.com

CLC East
Vienna
Johannes Hunschofsky
johannes.hunschofsky@eitmanufacturing.eu

© EIT2014 | home | sitemap | legal notice | newsroom