Online Onboarding Event
The first onboarding event has been organized for internal members of the CloudiFacturing project, consortiums as well as experiment partners and took place on Wednesday, 21st of July.
Participants were introduced to where the idea of digital Agora (=emGORA workspace) comes from, how the future workplace will support them in their business, and how they can create additional value for their offerings and services.
- Welcome & Intro
- Past, Present, and Future of CloudiFacturing
- Future Outlook on the emGORA workspace
- Early birds on emGORA
- What is in for whom? (DIHs, Users, Provider)
- How DIHs will leverage emGORA workspace
- Closing and Q&A, Open Space
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and register for the next event on 17.09.21, at 13:00!
The next onboarding event will be hosted for CloudiFacturing Partners and DIGITbrain Partners of the first experimental wave.
At the bottom of the page, you will find a link that will take you to the download area.
Factory 4.0 and circular economy
Routes lead us back to the financial crisis of 2007/2008 and forced the European Commission to re-think its strategy. Large companies, which were recognized as systemically important, received a lot of support on national-level initiatives in the past decades. For the big players, it was a quite comfortable position, but vice versa for SMEs it was almost not possible to get support (they won't fit in the criteria "too big to fail" or systemically important) as the public promotion of SMEs from the competitive perspective is inexplicable for politicians and other parties.
The "job motors" of the nations and the EU were forgotten and left to fend for themselves. Small side fact: 99.5 % of all companies in Germany are SMEs! Lucky that the wind of change blew and is still blowing! The EUC established several funding programs to support, facilitate and connect SMEs and institutions to develop new innovations, skills, and further capacities required in Europe.
ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs
The I4MS initiative was founded on the basis of this momentum and has continued to grow. In the past decade and in the future, I4MS is and will be the umbrella initiative for research projects (e. g. cloudSME project & CloudFlow) and innovation actions (e. g. CloudiFacturing, DIGITbrain & Pulsate) in the area of Information and Communication Technologies for manufacturing.
Participated and looking for the slides?
As mentioned before, the event was not open for public attendance, and information provided in the event is only accessible for attendees. If you participated, you can follow this link to the slides of the presenters provided on a password-protected page (You should have received it via mail).
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The project CloudiFacturing receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme (Grant No. 768892).