FAUDE Automatisierungstechnik GmbH

Faude GroupFaudeAutomatisierungstechnik develops and produces innovative and economic automation systems including mounting and handling technologies in combination with robotics and industrial image processing for branches like plastic and metal processing industry, automotive industry and ancillary industries.

Website: http://www.faude.de/

Main tasks attributed are: robot controlling, sensor evaluation, trajectories generation



Logo Ako 2015 HDAKÉO PLUS is a French engineering company in Industrial Performance, specialized in the improvement of the performances of products or the industrial systems and their manufacturing processes.

Website: http://www.akeoplus.com/

Main tasks attributed are: Machine Vision, Environmental Model, Controller Command


Visual Components Oy (VIS)

Visual ComponentsVisual Components is a world leading 3D robotics and manufacturing simulation software provider offering a quick and highly cost effective way to build and simulate total process solutions. Finnish based Visual Components has global OEM partners and an extensive reseller network.

Website: http://www.visualcomponents.com/

Main tasks attributed are: Simulation, Asset Management, Visualization


RobotconceptRoboconcept is an engineering company that creates designs, develops and integrates solutions (products or services) based on Artificial Vision, Sensors, Handling and Intelligent Management.

Website: http://www.roboconcept.com/

Main tasks attributed are: Simulation, Artificial Intelligence, Sensors


Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - Institute for Process Control and Robotics

KITThe Institute for Process Control and Robotics (IPR) covers a vast variety of robotic and automation areas. Research in the field of industrial automation comprises conception and realisation of sensor based autonomous robots for typical tasks in production. Another area is safe human robot co-operation integrating multiple sensors and novel interaction techniques. Further activities consist of designing modular control and diagnosis systems for robots, robot cells and plants based on multi-agent architectures.

Website: http://rob.ipr.kit.edu/

Main tasks attributed are: Coordinator, Algorithms and system-architecture for autonomous transport and processing, Robot-robot-cooperation, Human-Machine-interaction, Implementation of the cognitive production framework, Demo cell


Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - Institute for Information Management in Engineering

KIT IMIThe Institute for Information Management in Engineering (IMI) acts as a broker between computer science on the one hand, and mechanical engineering, on the other. The aim of our research and development work is the integration of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and CAx in process and system view supplemented by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in order to create a high-end visualization as part of modern working environments.

Website: http://www.imi.kit.edu/

Main tasks attributed are: Project Web Site, Monitoring and Management

Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI)

FZIFZI Research Center for Information Technology is a non-profit research institute for applied research and technology transfer in computer science. The division Intelligent Systems and Production Engineering (ISPE) help SME to innovate in designing and developing intelligent technical systems. Inside ISPE the department Process- and Data Management in Engineering (PDE) has its main focus on analyzing and developing IT-based methods and services for product development and product lifecycle management (PLM).

Website: http://www.fzi.de/pde

Main tasks attributed are: Information models, Environmental model, Resource descriptions

University of Patras - Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation (LMS)

plogo LMSThe Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation (LMS) is under the supervision of Professor George Chryssolouris. LMS performs Research and Development (R&D) work related mainly to the following areas: Innovative Manufacturing Processes, Advanced Human-Centred Design Techniques including Virtual Reality, and Production Systems Planning, Control and Networking.

Website: http://www.lms.mech.upatras.gr/

Main tasks attributed are: Product knowledge base, Flexibility, cost and time indicators, Evaluation of manufacturing system

Fraunhofer-Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB)

IOSBThe Fraunhofer-Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB) provides sustainable solutions of advanced control, monitoring and diagnosis systems mainly for industrial partners including SMEs. IOSB has over 25 years of experience in the design, implementation, integration, and operation of complex monitoring and control systems and MES.

Website: http://www.iosb.fraunhofer.de/

Main tasks attributed are: Manufacturing execution system, Intelligent agents, Integrated federated database, Process monitoring and control


TecnaliaTECNALIA is the first private R&D&I entity in Spain and one of the most important in Europe. Its mission is to transform knowledge into GDP, improving peopleís quality of life by generating business opportunities for companies. At the Industry and Transport Division, we respond to the needs of sustainable mobility and efficient manufacturing in a globalised environment.

Website: http://www.tecnalia.com/

Main tasks attributed are: Locator and vision system, Human-robot-interaction, Device models in robot controller architecture

Dresden Elektronik Ingenieurtechnik GmbH (DDE)

Dresden ElektronikDresden elektronik ingenieurtechnik gmbh is a leading provider of industrial electronic products and a full service provider for development, serial production and test of industrial electronic devices and systems. DDE has years of experience in embedded system development, testing and serial production. 

Website: http://www.dresden-elektronik.de/

Main tasks attributed are: Requirements, Integrated demo scenario, End User: validation of electronics pilot case


KMETK.MET AS is an Estonian production company for metal products, specialized in wire products. With 3D CAD the design of products is created and the manufacturing technology of the product is described with ERP Software. The main product groups are for example welded wire nets, wire baskets, sales displays, shop fittings, bent 3D wire products, containers & trolleys.

Website: http://www.kmet.ee

Main tasks attributed are: Requirements, Integrated demo scenario, End User: validation of wires pilot case


plogo-actimageACTIMAGE CONSULTING SAS is an international medium-sized IT-service provider founded in France in 1995. The core competence of the company is the development of software solutions in the area of mobile application, distributed (agent-based) solutions and embedded systems. In recent years the company has acquired strong experience in development of semantic based product lifecycle management applications in the field of service and energy management.

Website: http://www.actimage.com

Main tasks attributed are: Requirements, Specifications, Asset Management System, Manufacturing Execution System