Aalto University is leading technological University in Finland. School of Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering is participating in Machinaide project with their research staff and students. Aalto University has established a research platform for industrial Digital Twin applications in its Aalto Industrial Internet Campus. The platform will be used in Machinaide project to develop the required data integrations in a concrete test process application and later to develop innovative HMIs. Moreover, the platform will be used for demonstrations of the research outcomes. Important part of this platform is Ilmatar-crane which will be used in demonstrations and also as a research platform. Aalto will have major contribution in writing the scientific publications during the project. Aalto will contribute in transferring the project outputs to industry via strong collaboration with Finnish and international partners.
IDEAL GRP provides Product Lifecycle Management and Manufacturing Operations Management solutions and services to a wide range of different types of customers in the Nordic region and Russia. MACHINAIDE will provide further development into the Digital Twin concepts by providing mechanisms to accurately describe, share and utilize Digital Twins in cross-organizational use cases.
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. In 2019, Group sales totaled EUR 3.33 billion. The Group has 18,000 employees in 50 countries. Konecranes shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).
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Remion as an IoT-platform provider and integrator participates in the design of knowledge management algorithms, data models and AI data processing methods. Technical evaluation of the developed concepts and technologies will be done to understand the applicability of the developed tools in industrial use cases. Remion also participates in defining the new digital business concepts from an IoT-provider viewpoint.
RollResearch International Oy is a single source provider of high-tech roll measuring and control systems for the paper, steel and non-ferrous metals industries worldwide. RollResearch mission is to develop and supply expertise that will allow the mills enhance their production through improving the roll maintenance function. RRI is aiming of improving both the productivity of the roll shop and the performance of rolls in the production line.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a contract research organisation involved in many international assignments. With more than 2800 employees, VTT provides a wide range of technology and applied research services for its clients, private companies, institutions and the public sector. Through creating and applying technology, VTT actively increases the competitiveness of industry and other business sectors, and thus increases the welfare of society. Research and product development is carried out in materials, production technologies and components for companies in the fields of telecommunication, semiconductor, sensor, and information industries. VTT supports the competitiveness and product commercialisation of its clients by innovations and creation of knowledge based on its core competences. To benefit its clients, VTT also provides trial production lines as well as maintains first rate equipment. VTT creates user friendly applications and develops the required service platforms.
Since its foundation in 1976, ETRI, a global IT research institute, has been making its immense effort to provide Korea a remarkable growth in the field of IT industry. ETRI delivers Korea as one of the top IT nation in the World, by continuously developing world's first and best technologies. Building on its past success, ETRI continues to dedicate in R&D to maintain its place among world's best research institutes. With its vision of being "Smart & Green Technology Innovator", ETRI will continue to develop national strategy technologies, strive for the commercialization of growth engine technologies and to secure value creating intellectual property in creative and innovative ways for industrial development. ETRI, with its continuous efforts to develop creative and innovative technologies will lead digital convergence era of the world IT Industry. ETRI will help the humanity realize a "Smart World" where people, technology, and the environment are interconnected to create a more abundant, convenient, and safe life. This is the future of ETRI.
KE-works BV develops business to business knowledge intensive applications and knowledge management solutions for the engineering intensive industry. KE-works is a spin-off from research performed at the Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, research group Design of Aircraft and Rotorcraft (DAR). KE-works has a strong background in Systems Engineering and knowledge-based engineering (KBE) in the field of multidisciplinary design optimisation (MDO) in the aerospace sector. The team of KE-works worked on various projects in close collaboration with industry, additionally within the context of national and trans-national research frameworks. Together with high-profile participating advisors, KE-works has strong experience in the field, which is expresses in numerous international publications. With a strong industrial and academic background, KE-works brings methodologies from research into practise within industry.
Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research university specializing in engineering science & technology. Our education, research and knowledge valorization contribute to:
Advanced quality research
With advanced quality research, the university contributes to the progress of technical sciences and thus the development of technological innovations. We focus on areas in which we participate in the international scientific community. This can play an important role. The TU/e wants to give significant impetus to the knowledge-intensive industries and other social sectors with a high or rapidly evolving technology-intensity. Knowledge Valorisation
The TU/e puts emphasis on knowledge valorisation: research results are translated into successful innovations and serve as a basis for creating new products, processes and enterprises. We encourage students and staff to opt for entrepreneurship. Mission TU/e
With this profile, the TU/e profiles itself as a leading, international, in engineering science & technology specialized university. We offer excellent teaching and research and thereby contribute to the advancement of technical sciences and research to the developing of technological innovations and the growth of wealth and prosperity both in its own region (technology & innovation hotspot Eindhoven) and beyond.
In short, the TU/e profiles itself as the university where innovation starts
Lely Industries develops, manufactures and internationally sells a complete range of products and services for the agricultural (dairy) sector; from automated feeding systems, barn cleaners and milking robots. The product development department of the Lely Group consists of more than 200 engineers. This department is responsible for the development, validation and production of many products, including: - Lely Astronaut, the automated milking robot; - Lely Vector, the automated feeding robot; - Lely Juno, the automated feed pusher; and - Lely Discovery (Collector), the automated manure collector (barn cleaner). Lely's vision is: a sustainable, profitable and enjoyable future in the agricultural sector. To achieve this, innovations in the agricultural sector are of great importance and a recurring theme since the founding of Lely in 1948. Important figures of the Lely Group (per end 2018) 1.600 FT 2 production facilities 4 R&D departments 1.600 active patents (own patent office) Customers in more than 40 different countries € 416 mln. sales volume The Lely Group headquarter is located in Maassluis (NL) and was founded by the brothers Cornelis and Arij van der Lely. The invention of the finger wheel rake in 1948 officially put Lely on the map as a developer of innovative agricultural solutions. By inventing products like the Lely fertilizer (1958) and Lelyterra harrow (1968) the brothers changed the traditional approach to agriculture in the following years. During the subsequent managing period of Olaf van der Lely, Lely shifted its attention to farming and invested in robot tech
TNO is an independent research organisation. We believe in the joint creation of economic and social value. Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for. We develop knowledge not for its own sake, but for practical application. We focus on transitions or changes in five social themes: Industry: from economic stagnation to growth in high-technology industry Healthy Living: from illness and treatment to health and behaviour Defence, Safety & Security: from a wide range of threats to controllable risks Urbanisation: from urbanisation bottlenecks to urban vitality Energy: from conventional sources to sustainable energy systems. Our mission is to connect people and knowledge, to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way. Our strategy is a reflection of the trends we observe in society and technology. In close coordination with our stakeholders we have defined five transitions on which we will focus. These are in line with the challenges and ambitions of the Top Sector policy and social themes in the Netherlands and the rest of Europe.
Dogru Information Technologies has been working in software technologies since 2008. Dogru has been developing software automations which spans a huge range of different actors, and those actors are accessing to those systems through several different interfaces.Our company has been providing its ows solutions and besides this offering solutions which meets your needs. Dogru Bilgi will mainly contribute on HMI related works and studies.
Dakik Software helps customers save time, based on its HPC (High Performance Computing) experience. It provides solutions for Blockchain Technology, Safe Mobile Platforms to remotely manage mobile devices. Dakik also has an background in Military Applications, Radar Simulations on Long-distance Detection, Web-based Vessel Detection and Monitoring Systems. It is also currently working on R&D projects such as the project "YATAP" which continuously analyzes code changes during software project creation and Machinaide.
Ermetal Automotive was established in 1978 in accordance with the developments of Turkish Automotive Industry and kept growing consistently since then. Ermetal works with key industries as Tier 1 supplier particularly the main automotive producers like TOFAS/FIAT, Ford, Renault, Toyota on the purpose of designing die and developing production process in order to produce sheet metal parts of vehicle bodies including roof, chassis, closure & body parts and steering columns. Up to 1600T double action presses with the 800T robotic press lines, 40.000.000 parts can be stamped per year with 60.000 tons sheet metal consumption. Ermetal is involved as an end user in the MACHINAIDE project. At the end of the project, Ermetal will have a role in implementation of digital twin, artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in it’s real production areas, which are the main outputs of the project. Ermetal will also monitor the activities and evaluate the results. It is expected to lower maintenance costs and reduce waste by predicting maintenance before breakdowns occur, improving OEE, resulting by reduced downtime and improved performance, maximize overall manufacturing productivity and business profitability.
Erste Software is a software company founded in early 2017 and based in Ankara, Turkey. The main business area of the company is smart environments and the main expertise of the company includes internet of things, big data and cloud computing. Erste Software employs a team which worked in several EU funded R&D projects.
By combining control, automation and robotics technologies with information technologies, TEKNOPAR provides platform technologies for industrial communication systems, servo-controlled motion control systems, embedded software, PLC, SCADA and HMI. In the MACHINAIDE project, TEKNOPAR aims to establish the Internet of Industrial Objects (IIoT) platform, which will realize the required information lifecycle on the machinery for generation and utilization of the digital twin. For this purpose, TEKNOPAR will provide related platform technologies that enable data to be acquired, stored, and processed at required quality. TEKNOPAR’s contributions will be in: determining and prioritizing the requirements, integration of system hardware, software and communication components, determining new data sources, preparing the platform architecture, supporting data exchange between different protocols, creating a bridge for the required software services between HMI and systems, and presenting the required tool set.