Projects

Launchpad to the real world!

IDS research projects are the springboards that bring fundamental IDS concepts to life, test first proofsofconcept and stimulate the adoption of IDS ideas.

AI4EU – Artificial Intelligence for the European Union

Short description

AI4EU is the European Union’s landmark artificial intelligence project. It aims to bring together the knowlede, algorithms, tools and resources that will enable the development of a European AI ecosystem.

Overall goal

AI4EU is the European Union’s landmark artificial intelligence project. It aims to bring together the knowlede, algorithms, tools and resources that will enable the development of a European AI ecosystem. 

AMable – AdditiveManufacturABLE

Short description

Enabling adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) technologies by SMEs in order to facilitate the development of innovative business and service models, and new value chain models, in a fully digital environment.

Overall goal

Bringing innovative ideas and business cases to life and making innovations additively manufacturable (AMable).

BOOST 4.0 – Big Data for Factories

Short description

Boost 4.0 is the biggest European initiative in big data for Industrie 4.0. With a budget of €20 million and leveraging €100 million in private investments, Boost 4.0 will lead the proliferation of the European IDS. The project will also guide the European manufacturing sector in leveraging big data for factory processes.

Overall goal

Providing the manufacturing industry with the necessary tools to exploit the full benefit of big data.

DIH² – Digital Innovation Hubs

Short description

DIH² is a network of twenty-six digital innovation hubs aiming at supporting SMEs with agile production and unleashing their digitalization potential by enabling robot solutions. DIH² will transform this network into a self-sustaining non-profit association with members all over Europe. DIH² will demonstrate that publicly funded research can help SMEs and mid-caps achieve digital excellence and global competitiveness by adopting advanced robotics solutions in agile production.

Overall goal

Sparking incremental and disruptive innovations (e.g. cut 50 percent of cost of advanced robotics solutions, double the growth of robotics market, promote maximum productivity/optimum agility in over 300,000 manufacturing SMEs and midcaps.

Eur3ka – Advancing Knowledge for the Clinical and Public Health Response to the 2019-nCoV Epidemic

Short description

Eur3ka is a major research and innovation effort focused on helping the manufacturing and health care industries respond quickly and efficiently to current and future major medical crises.

Overall goal

Eur3ka aims to develop a trusted federation of European and global manufacturing resources for health care. The work is expected to generate improvements in health care industry preparedness, including 3D printing initiatives and industrial additive manufacturing services networks.

Level-Up – Protocols and Strategies for extending the useful life of major capital investments and Large Industrial Equipment

Short description

Level-Up will offer a scalable platform covering the overall lifecycle, ranging from the digital twins setup, modernization actions to diagnose and predict the operation of physical assets, to the refurbishment and remanufacturing activities towards the end of life.

Overall goal

The vision of Level-Up is the development of a holistic operational and refurbishment framework applicable both to new and existing manufacturing equipment to achieve dynamic utilization and maintenance with upgraded remedial actions for sustainability.

MIDIH – Manufacturing Industry Digital Innovation Hubs

Short description

MIDIH is a one-stop shop offering manufacturing SMEs the most advanced digital solutions, the most advanced industrial experiments, pools of human and industrial competencies, the “ICT for Manufacturing” market, and financial opportunities.

Overall goal

Leveraging networks of local competence centers specialized in specific aspects of the CPPS/IIOT (Cyber Physical Production System /Industrial Internet of Things) technologies and able to attract, mentor and nurture local manufacturing SMEs towards Industry 4.0 projects, experiments, and business. Establishing a common platform of knowledge, methods, and collaboration tools to be shared among the members of the MIDIH network, allowing cross-fertilization, continuous improvement, and open innovation.

OPEN DEI – Aligning Reference Architectures, Open Platforms and Large-Scale Pilots in Digitising European Industry

Short description

As part of the Horizon 2020 program, the OPEN DEI project focuses on platforms and Pilots to support next generation digital platforms in four basic industrial domains: manufacturing, agriculture, energy, and health care.

Overall goal

Aligning reference architectures, open platforms, and large-scale pilots in digitizing european industry.

SPEAKER – Voice Assistance Platform "Made in Germany" for Business-to-business (B2B) Applications

Short description

SPEAKER wants to establish a leading language assistance platform “Made in Germany” for business-to-business (B2B) applications. The platform will be open, modular and scalable and will provide technologies, services, and data via combinable service interfaces.

Overall goal

The aim is to create a language assistance platform for specialized applications in industry and in the B2B sector, for which there are no convincing solutions yet. A German “Siri”, but which corresponds to the high IDS data sovereignty standards.

AI Marketplace / KI Marktplatz

Short description

Research institutions and companies will develop a digital platform for artificial intelligence, where providers, users and experts can network and develop new products and solutions.

Overall goal

The aim of KI Marktplatz is a digital marketplace for AI applications in the product development process, which brings together suppliers of AI applications and manufacturing companies.

BD4NRG – Big Data for Next Generation Energy

Short description

The rising decentralization of the energy system is unveiling an enormous opportunity for energy stakeholders to leverage on big data & AI technologies to improve decision making. There are however some barriers hampering the exploitation of this potential, such as the lack of standardized big data architectures for smart grids and regulatory frameworks not enabling data sharing.

Overall goal

BD4NRG will deliver a reference architecture for Smart Energy, which aligns BDVA SRIA, IDSA and FIWARE architectures, SAREF standard and extend COSMAG specification to enable B2B multi-party data exchange, while providing full interoperability of leading-edge big data technologies with smart grid standards and operational frameworks.

IDSA will contribute to the definition of the Smart Energy reference architecture and will lead the Standardisation and clustering activities.

Dat4.Zero – The Future of Zero-Defect Manufacturing

Short description

DAT4.Zero is a digitally-enhanced quality management system (DQM) that gathers and organizes data from a distributed multi-sensor network (DMN), which offers adequate levels of data accuracy and precision for effective decision support and problem-solving. The system usessmart, dynamic feedback and feed-forward mechanisms with the aim of achieving zero defect manufacturing.

Overall goal

The aim of DAT4.Zero is to integrate smart, cost-effective sensors and actuators for process simulation, monitoring, and control; to develop real-time data validation and integrity strategies within actual production lines; to demonstrate innovative data management strategies as an integrated approach to ZDM and to develop strategies for rapid line qualification and reconfiguration

EUHubs4Data – Digitising and transforming European industry and services: digital innovation hubs and platforms

Short description

EUHubs4Data will establish a Europewide, sustainable ecosystem drawing on local expertise and achievements of European initiatives and national as well as regional Big Data Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs).

Overall goal

EUHubs4Data will set up a European federation of Big Data DIHs, with the ambition of becoming a reference instrument for data-driven cross-border experimentation and innovation. and the aim is to support the growth of European SMEs and start-ups in a global data economy.

FlexiGroBots - multi-purpose robotic solutions for the agricultural industry

Short description:
Research institutions and companies will create a platform for developing heterogeneous agricultural multi-robot systems and applications. It aims to bring together the knowledge, algorithms and tools that will enable the development of intelligent multi-purpose agricultural robotic solutions.
Overall goal:
Providing the agricultural industry with the necessary multi-purpose robotic solutions to increase farm productivity, efficiency and sustainability.

MARKET 4.0 – a Multi-Sided Business Platform for Plug and Produce Industrial Product Service Systems

Short description

MARKET4.0 will offer advanced web presence of production equipment SMEs extended with additional functionalities, such as simulations or VR/AR capabilities. It will also be a P2P Industrial Data Space that offers smart user services, a secure API to try and test the digital twin of the production equipment. MARKET4.0 will create trust in the business transaction between the SME production equipment manufacturer and the customer, as indicated in the IDS reference architecture.

Overall goal

Defining, developing, and validating an open, multi-sided marketplace, based on a trusted P2P data sharing infrastructure for Industry 4.0, which brings together Industrial Product Service Systems providers (supply side) and customers (demand side), and which allows direct interaction among the different sides in order to improve the sales power of production equipment SMEs.

Musketeer – Machine Learning to Augment Shared Knowledge in Federated Privacy-Preserving Scenarios

Short description

The MUSKETEER crossdomain platform will validate progress in the industrial scenarios of smart manufacturing and healthcare. MUSKETEER strives to create machine learning models over a variety of privacy-preserving scenarios and enhance the data economy by boosting data sharing across domains.  

Overall goal

Creating a machine learning platform to be tested on industrial data that is interoperable, scalable and efficient enough to be deployed in real use cases. Alleviating data-sharing barriers by providing secure, scalable and privacy-preserving analytics over decentralized datasets using machine learning.

QU4LITY – Digital Manufacturing Platforms

Short description

QU4LITY demonstrates a product and service model for zero-defect manufacturing (ZDM) for Factory 4.0 scenarios. It demonstrates thisby means of five strategic ZDM plug and control, lighthouse equipment pilots and nine production lighthouse facility pilots.

Overall goal

Demonstrating how European manufacturing can tailor ZDM strategies and establish a competitive advantage through an orchestrated open-platform ecosystem, ZDM-atomized components and digital enablers across all phases of product and process lifecycles, building upon the QU4LITY autonomous quality model to meet Industry 4.0 ZDM challenges.

TRUSTS – Trusted Secure Data Sharing Space

Short description

TRUSTS will set up a fully operational, GDPR compliant European data marketplace for personal and non-personal data targeting individual and industrial use by leveraging existing data marketplaces.

Overall goal

TRUSTS aims to exploit the potential of the European data economy and develop solutions along the given requirements, needs and bottlenecks in place.

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