Datalogic is a global leader in the automatic data capture and process automation markets, specialized in the designing and production of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors for detection, measurement and safety, RFID vision and laser marking systems. Datalogic solutions improve the processes in the Retail, Manufacturing, T&L and Healthcare industries.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) is the worldís leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, Hotpoint and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) it has approximately 22,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 30 countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries. Whirlpool EMEA is an operating segment of Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corp.ís EMEA Headquarters are located in Pero (MI), Italy. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com or find us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Medium.
SUPSI, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland is one of the 7 UAS in Switzerland. It has a university statute focused on applied research. ISTePS (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 Pilz Group is a global supplier of products, systems and services for automation technology. Based in Ostfildern, near Stuttgart, the family-run company employs around 2,400 people. With 42 subsidiaries and branches around the world, Pilz supplies safe solutions for people, machinery and the environment.
IRIS (http://www.iristechnologygroup.com/) is an advanced engineering & technology SME with operations in Barcelona, Madrid, and Dublin that works closely with industries around Europe to develop bespoke monitoring solutions that enable their transition to the Industry 4.0 paradigm. IRIS successfully delivers R&D projects in the area of Process Analytical Technology, Photonics, IoT and ICT.
IRIS specializes in the manufacture and integration of real-time in-process monitoring solutions applied to the process, food, pharma, and manufacturing industries. Our product line comprises proprietary smart analyzers for at-line and in-line process monitoring including photonic technologies. In addition, IRIS leverages ICTs with cloud and on-premises smart manufacturing solutions. IRIS widely applies Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining techniques for predictive and active process control, as well as for decision support systems. To that end, IRIS develops both local and cloud-based solutions that combine data security with remote monitoring and multi-site capabilities.
IMA-Machinebouw wants to support entrepreneurs so that they can accomplish their idea of added value & be successful. We do this by offering our customers an easy access to industrial technology. By using high quality components and offering high quality technical services, we develop and build innovative machines that consistently deliver the added value you need for your company.
ìYour product, Our machineî
Established in 1961, IMA is world leader in the design and manufacture of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, tea and coffee.
The IMA Group invests significant resources in R&D: 53.99 million euros in 2017, equal to 3.7% of revenues. Around 20% of the staff is involved in R&D activities.
The Fraunhofer IFF is an institute of the non-profit Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, a provider of contract-applied research. The institute is based in Magdeburg (Germany). It specializes in research and development in the fields of robotics, sensor systems, virtual engineering, logistics and process and plant management.
CRIT is a private company specialized in the research and analysis of technical and scientific information and in the development of research project activities.
CRIT fosters the dialogue between enterprises on relevant technical, organizational and logistic solutions, it also supports best practices sharing through the organization of dedicated benchmarking activities.
Schindler was founded in 1874 in Lucerne, Switzerland, and is one of the world’s leading providers of elevators, escalators, and moving walks.
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) is organized on a “site network” model embracing the cities of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy), in close cooperation with surrounding economical clusters (more than 300 companies, most of them in the area of mechatronics, logistic and automotive in one of the richest economic area in Italy). UNIMORE participates to the project through the research group of Automation, Robotics and System Control Lab (ARSControl, www.arscontrol.org) and it will focus on the control architecture of the ROSSINI platform.
TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way. This is our mission and it is what drives us, the over 3,200 professionals at TNO, in our work every day. We work in collaboration with partners and focus on nine domains.
-Buildings, Infrastructure & Maritime : 'Robust constructions, sustainable use'
-The Circular Economy and the Environment: 'Directing and accelerating sustainability'
-Defence, Safety and Security: We are putting our knowledge and technology to work for safety and security
-Energy: Faster towards a sustainable energy supply'
-Healthy living: Focussing on participation, not on the disease
-Industry: ëInnovating for employment, welfare and well-being
-Information & Communication Technology: 'Interpreting and accelerating digital transformation'
-Strategic Analysis & Policy: 'Turning complex issues into concrete innovations'
-Traffic and Transport: 'Helping to create liveable, sustainable cities'
Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for. We develop knowledge not for its own sake, but for practical application.
Core Innovation generates, secures and shares innovation through innovative concepts, business models and technology. Conducts innovation management relying on custom tailored communication actions