Cloudification of 
Production Engineering
 for
Predictive Digital
Manufacturing

Second Open Call 2019

Dear Applicants, if you missed our Second Open Call Webinar, here you can find the recording for consulting it: Webinar 2019.

There will be two additional Q&A sessions hosted by Prof. Tamas Kiss on the following dates:

  • July 5th, at 12 noon (CEST) and you can subscribe for free here
  • September 13th, at  12 noon (CEST) and you can subscribe for free here

If you have any questions about the Open Call, please get in contact with us:
contact@cloudifacturing.eu.

The time for applying to the CloudiFacturing's Second Open Call has come and we are open to receive your application until September 30th. There is plenty of time for you to make a successful application and we will be supporting all our applicants through the process, either with our DIHs, with the webinar videos, Q&A sessions or via email.

CloudiFacturing launched its Second Open Call with the purpose of finding 7 new application experiments in "cloudification of production engineering for predictive digital manufacturing". The open date is on the 1st of July 2019 and will close on the 30th September 2019. The experiments will run for 12 months.

These are the documents that are needed for the 2019 Second Open Call. 

If you are interested in our Second Open Call 2019 or you have any questions, please contact one of our local DIHs spread all over Europe:

For southwest Europe:

For south of Europe:

For southeast and northeast Europe:

For northwest and north Europe:

These DIHs will support you with your questions and ideas and they will help you to prepare a high-quality proposal for experiments that well suit our call and have a high potential impact.
If you are interested or you have questions, you can also contact us at: contact@cloudifacturing.eu.

The CloudiFacturing consortium will publish more information (e.g. Guide for Applicants, FAQ, Webinars, etc.) in this webpage about its 2nd. Open Call between now and the 1st. of July 2019.

Summary of the Open Call facts:

Seven or more Application Experiments are planned to be funded in this call with an overall EC contribution of roughly 700 k€.

The time between the closing of the call and the start of the experiments is used for experiment selection by independent experts snd contract set-up between 3rd. parties and the coordinating organization of CloudiFacturing, namely Fraunhofer.

 

 

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Who is invited to participate via Open Call?

As I4MS is a European initiative for SMEs, especially to promote information and communication technologies for and in manufacturing SMEs, the following types of organizations and companies are entitled to become 3rd parties:

End users (manufacturing companies): SMEs, mid-caps and big companies from the Member States and associated States are entitled to become 3rd parties. These end users pose the use case to be executed in the application experiment proposed via an Open Call.

Independent Software Vendors (ISVs): SMEs, mid-caps and big companies from the Member States and associated States are entitled to become 3rd parties. These ISVs provide the cloudified or to be clodufied software for solving the challenge of the end user.

Engineering consultants: SMEs and mid-caps from the Member States and associated States are entitled to become 3rd parties. These engineering consultants provide the domain expertise to solve the challenge of the end user with the software provided by the ISV. In some cases, a single company may play both roles: one of the ISV and one of the engineering consultant.
Research organizations from the Member States and associated States are entitled to become 3rd parties.

These organizations may contribute their domain expertise to solve the challenge of the end user. Alternatively, they may also support with their skills the extension of the software to be able to solve the end user’s challenge or to cloudify the software. The software may be provided by an ISV, the research organization themselves or an Open Source community.

Any organization from the Member States and associated States that will act as a Digital Innovation Hub is entitled to become a 3rd party.