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Active PRoduct-to-Process LearnIng fOR Improving Critical Components Performance

Objective

The manufacture sector is and will continue experiencing an evolving trend, marked by the exponential growth of additive manufacturing, the ongoing 4th industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) and an increasing demand of customization of the manufactured products. However, the production and economical growth of the manufacturing sector needs to meet unpostponable sustainability guidelines and criteria. Already in 2010, the International Energy Agency identified the critical areas that should lead to the undelayable reduction of C02 emissions by 2050. The area that will have the largest impact is the so-called End-Use Energy Efficiency sector, directly linked to the manufacture sector, where the aim is “doing more with less”. This means minimizing the energy losses as much as possible. To be ready for the upcoming challenge, there is a need to create a critical mass of highly skilled young engineers and innovators who will enhance Europe’s position in the engineering sciences. Specifically, these future engineers and innovators need to get familiar with two key technical challenges within the manufacturing sector: the uncertainty induced by the production process (e.g. human errors, geometrical and material variabilities caused by the manufacturing process and/or by the machine setup) and the increasing complexity of the manufactured goods characterized by the critical parts or components.
The ambition of the Active PRoduct-to-Process LearnIng fOR Improving Critical Components Performance (APRIORI) training network is to train the next generation of Doctoral Candidates (DCs) to fully sustain the ongoing transition of the EU manufacturing sector. This will be achieved by developing the skills and new technologies that will enable for the first time the development of a unique integrated product design strategy that will drastically improve the performance of critical parts or components under uncertainties.

Coordinator

KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Net EU contribution
€ 525 240,00
Address
Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Belgium

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Region
Vlaams Gewest Prov. Vlaams-Brabant Arr. Leuven
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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No data

Participants (7)

TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 548 740,80
Address
Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Delft en Westland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
No data
AALBORG UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 301 788,00
Address
Fredrik Bajers Vej 7k
9220 Aalborg

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Region
Danmark Nordjylland Nordjylland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
No data
GRUNDFOS HOLDING AS
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 301 788,00
Address
Poul Due Jensens Vej 7
8850 Bjerringbro

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Region
Danmark Midtjylland Vestjylland
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
No data
TEMPORARY WORKS DESIGN 9 B.V.
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 274 370,40
Address
Marconistraat 16
3029 AK Rotterdam

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West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Groot-Rijnmond
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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No data
INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN
Slovenia
Net EU contribution
€ 242 179,20
Address
Jamova 39
1000 Ljubljana

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Slovenija Zahodna Slovenija Osrednjeslovenska
Activity type
Research Organisations
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No data
MATERIALISE NV
Belgium
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€ 262 620,00
Address
Technologielaan 15
3001 Heverlee

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Vlaams Gewest Prov. Vlaams-Brabant Arr. Leuven
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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QLECTOR, RAZVOJ CELOVITIH RESITEV ZA PAMETNE TOVARNE DOO
Slovenia
Net EU contribution
€ 242 179,20
Address
Rovsnikova Ulica 7
1210 Ljubljana

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Slovenija Zahodna Slovenija Osrednjeslovenska
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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No data