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Industrial validation of Nu-Wave new generation of sustainable and efficient textile machinery and development of a strategy to enter the market

Objetivo

Nu-Wave (FP7project 218479 Jan2009-Dec2011), supported textile machinery SMEs in developing a new generation of high-performance machines for facing the crisis and compete in the market with low labour cost countries (specially Far East). The MACH-to project starts on the basis of Nu-Wave results and aims at filling the gap that still separates them from the market.
The Nu-Wave demonstrators were highly appreciated by technicians, researchers and journalists, as shown by the several expression of interest collected in ITMA fair–Barcelona 2011, by the Nu-Wave booth (H5-D116). Given such resonating results, the MACH-to project wants to scale up a Retrofit Kit that includes low-weight, low friction, long lasting components, that can be customized on a large number of textile machines. The Retrofit Kit is a chance for easily refurbishing old production lines and supporting textile industry in increasing the productivity and decrease the energy consumption.
MACH-to first goal is to customize the concepts developed within the Nu-Wave project onto a full scale industrial machine (already used by the end users of MACH-to) and evaluate the performances increased: this will demonstrate the up-scalability of the Retrofit Kit. MACH-to project will also accompany the Retrofit Kit into the market, through the implementation of a marketing and after sales strategy.
The MACH-to objectives:
• To design and realize a set of Retrofit Kits;
• To perform an intensive test campaign;
• To finalize a business model.
The innovations developed within Nu-Wave have shown to be potentially interesting for a very large community of end users (textile producers). The output of MACH-to will be a Retrofit Kit, customized for an increasing number of textile machines, that allow end users to quickly and effectively replace the components responsible of energy waste and losses in general. The MACH-to Retrofit Kit will definitely bring several advantages to the customers in terms of: energy saving, production speed increase, less maintenance, noise and vibration reduction and extension of machine specification.

Convocatoria de propuestas

FP7-SME-2012
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Coordinador

INVENT INNOVATIVE VERBUNDWERKSTOFFEREALISATION UND VERMARKTUNG NEUERTECHNOLOGIEN GMBH
Dirección
Christian Pommer Strasse 47
38112 Braunschweig
Alemania
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Aportación de la UE
€ 290 000
Contacto administrativo
Olaf Heintze (Dr.)

Participantes (8)

COMEZ GESTIONI S.p.A.

La participación finalizó

Italia
Aportación de la UE
€ 20 298,98
Dirección
Via Enrico Fermi 5
27024 Cilavegna
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Fiorenzo Sanzani (Mr.)
ALGE ELASTIC GMBH
Austria
Aportación de la UE
€ 174 560
Dirección
Rasis Bundt 10
6890 Lustenau
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Hanno Alge (Mr.)
NAVETA CZ SRO
Chequia
Aportación de la UE
€ 61 600
Dirección
Machnin 24
460 02 Liberec
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Milan Vána (Mr.)
RINA CONSULTING SPA
Italia
Aportación de la UE
€ 163 663,64
Dirección
Via Cecchi 6
16129 Genova
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Laura Giovanelli (Ms.)
RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN
Alemania
Aportación de la UE
€ 62 720
Dirección
Templergraben 55
52062 Aachen
Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contacto administrativo
Ernst Schmachtenberg (Prof.)
VÚTS a.s.
Chequia
Aportación de la UE
€ 66 233,60
Dirección
U Jezu 525/4
46119 Liberec
Tipo de actividad
Research Organisations
Contacto administrativo
Jan Marek (Mr.)
COMAT S.R.L.

La participación finalizó

Italia
Aportación de la UE
€ 157 274,58
Dirección
Via Colli Rocco 5
27024 Cilavegna Pv
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Antonio Bonaschi (Mr.)
SELCOM SRL
Italia
Aportación de la UE
€ 123 649,20
Dirección
Via Della Torre 17
31010 Fregona
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Claudio De Zan (Mr.)