Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is a publicly funded Higher Education Institution in the South of Ireland. The NIMBUS Centre for Embedded Systems Research at Cork Institute of Technology is devoted to the field of embedded electronic systems, cyber physical systems and the Internet of Things.

SUPSI, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland, is one of the 7 UAS in Switzerland.  The Institute of Systems and Technologies for Sustainable Production participates in a network of national and international centers for supporting SMEs. Key research areas are: Automation and Control, Mechatronic, Robotic, Artificial Vision Systems.

The Research Centre on Information, Law and Society (CRIDS) at the University of Namur brings together more than forty senior and junior researchers to address questions relating to information systems and technological choices that match the ethical requirements of a human life.

University of Seville (US) is the second largest in Spain in terms of number of students (over 70.000), and the first in Andalucía. Today, the US is well known for its vital research in Technology and Science, which not only aids the development of science as a whole but, more importantly, enriches and develops the culture of Seville and Andalusia.

University College Cork (UCC) is one of Ireland’s leading universities with an equal focus on teaching (>17000 undergraduates) and with research >€100M per annum.

TECNALIA is a leading Research and Technological Development Centre in Europe, whose mission is to transform technology into GDP to improve people’s quality of life, by creating business opportunities for companies, being member of BRTA (Basque Research and Technology Alliance). The company works with an increasingly strategic business relationship model based on trust, collaboration, and a shared technological approach, whereby our main scopes of action are: digital transformation, advanced manufacturing, energy transition, sustainable mobility, health, and the urban ecosystem.

The DePuy Synthes Companies are part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. They offer one of the world’s most comprehensive portfolios of orthopaedic products and services in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, cranio-maxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials.

GORENJE ORODJARNA, d.o.o. is a major tool making company in Slovenia. The company specialises in development, manufacturing, marketing and maintenance of a variety of tools for sheet metal processing for the purposes of the household appliance industry and the electrical engineering industry, progressive and transfer tool for the automotive industry, injection moulding tools for various industrial applications, thermal processing and Styrofoam packaging as well as measuring systems for the control and testing of appliance functions and safety features.

CIE Galfor started out in 1973 as Barreiros Orense S.A., becoming part of the GSB group in 1998. Its mission is to be leaders in the manufacture of forgings by stamping, electro upsetting and extrusion, including heat treatment, machining and assembly if necessary, and respecting the most demanding quality certifications.

R2M Solution is a research and innovation company passionate about making the world a better place.  Half of their activities are in Research and Innovation – the realization of new knowledge, products and services typically in the framework of collaborative European research. The other half or their activities focus on the commercialization, early adoption and scaling of new products and services that disrupt markets, solve problems and make our clients more competitive.  R2M operates most in the sustainability sector where they are deeply engaged in energy, buildings, construction and the smart grid.

SCM Group was established from the strategic vision of SCM, a company founded in 1952 with the mission of offering the widest range of solutions available in the woodworking sector. Over time the Group has developed technologies and taken over leading brands to complete all the processes involved in secondary woodworking and then expanding to include composite materials, plastic, glass, metal and marble.

IDENER R&D is a private research SME company with a sound scientific background in fields comprising the branch of system engineering. IDENER is mainly focused on i) electronics and computers, ii) systems integration and control, and iii) optimisation of engineering processes. IDENER has vast experience acting also as scientific coordinator by supporting technical developments and their execution. The company provides solutions for software development and digitalisation to ensure the proper integration of the provided optimisation solutions on existing manufacturing systems. Moreover, IDENER counts with vast capabilities to perform holistic modelling (energy, manufacture, optimisation) and to develop sustainable driven decision support tools. The complete approach results in a high added value that sharpens the competitive edge of complex manufacturing systems by providing improvements in performance and cost-effectiveness for the industrial sector. In DENiM, IDENER is leading WP7, dedicated to the integration of the developed systems within the project. Moreover, IDENER is the main responsible for the development of the digitalisation framework and for the execution of GORENJE’s pilot case.

MET is a highly dynamic SME, specialised in the production of mechanical components for the machinery industry. The company acts in partnership with large multinational corporations serving the food and beverage industry, supplying processing, filling, bottling and packaging industrial machines and complete lines. Within this field, MET designs, produces and supplies bespoke components and subgroups, such as large screws, flanges, bushings, made of plastic and aluminium. Each component is made to order and normally in a unique series, which makes the company a highly specialised player in personalised production for highly demanding industrial customers.  

GATE SPA is a company dedicated to innovation, to the creation of new businesses, to integration and scalability of the already existing ones, and to the growth of territories. It acts in order to multiply the opportunities of the digital transformation in all economic sectors by bringing together expertise and companies that operate in design, prototyping, testing and the growth of sustainable business ideas that have an impact. It enables territorial innovation systems through the aggregation of talents, projects and resources and also to the management and animation of physical HUBs dedicated to innovation. Accompanying the birth and the growth of new businesses through integration of solutions, know how, expertise and opportunities.

Sidenor is a steel company, leader in the European steel industry for the production of special steel long products. It is also an important supplier of cold finished products in the European market. The company has production centers in Basque Country, Cantabria and Catalonia as well as business delegations in Germany, France, Italy and the U.K.

Bag-Era is specialized in the domains of integration and coordination of hardware and software components with an emphasis on security, safety and dependability. Our tools and background allow us to design and deploy solutions taking into account legacy and ready to consider in an incremental way future extension.

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is a state owned non-profit limited liability company, ranked among the leading European Research and Technology Organisations. VTT is impact-driven and takes advantage from its wide multitechnological knowledge base to strengthen Finnish and European industrial competitiveness. VTT’s research is guided by global challenges: climate action, resource sufficiency, good life, safety and security and industrial renewal. In DENiM, VTT is to play a major role in system performance modelling, co-simulation, and to support industrial pilots, including LCA and LCC.

K-LOOPS is an innovative start-up, spinout of the European research project AREUS, with the mission to bring to the market industrial solutions based on the research outputs of the project and university researches. K-LOOPS provides high level AI, industrial robotics and realistic simulation solutions excellence, and it is focused on the development of digital twins of manufacturing systems, edge-based intelligent manufacturing planning and control, as well as the design and development of robotic manufacturing cells.