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Innovative Production Machines and Systems (I* PROMS)

Objective

The proposed Network of Excellence for Innovative Production Machines and Systems (I*PROMS) will address the area of production research in an integrated manner in order to reshape the area and overcome its current fragmentation. The Network will integrate the activities of all leading EU research institutions in the field of production research These institutions possess wide-ranging and complementary human and material resources. This will enable TPROMS to cover all future research priorities in the field without being prematurely restricted to particular, narrow topics that could lose their significance with time. I*PROMS will develop concepts, tools and techniques enabling the creation and operation of flexible, re-configurable, fault-tolerant and eco- and user-friendly production systems that can react to customer needs, environmental requirements, design inputs, and material / process / labour availability to manufacture high quality, cost-effective products. Initially, TPROMS will address the six 'Manufacturing Challenges for 2020', namely, Concurrent Manufacturing Integration of Human and Technical Resources, Conversion of Information to Knowledge, Environmental Compatibility, Reconfigurable Enterprises, and Innovative Manufacturing Processes and Products. Four TPROMS clusters will prosecute research on those themes: Advanced Production Machines (APM), Production Automation and Control (PAC), Innovative Design Technology (IDT) and Production Organisation and Management (POM). At present, TPROMS comprises 30 member institutions representing 14 European countries. They will commit 141 research staff and 69 PhD students to prosecuting the joint programme of activities developed by the Network. In addition to the core research partners, I'PROMS will also comprise associate partners to assist wilt the dissemination of results and spreading of excellence to the research and user communities beyond the network.'

Call for proposal

FP6-2002-NMP-1
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Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF WALES, CARDIFF
Address
55 Park Place
Cardiff
United Kingdom

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Participants (27)

C.R.F. SOCIETÀ CONSORTILE PER AZIONI
Italy
Address
Strada Torino, 50
Orbassano (To)

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CENTRE TECHNIQUE DES INDUSTRIES MÉCANIQUES
France
Address
52 Avenue Félix Louat
Senlis

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CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
United Kingdom
Address
University Offices, Wellington Square
Oxford

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CLAUSTHAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Germany
Address
Adolph-roemer-strasse 2a
Clausthal-zellerfeld

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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
Czechia
Address
Zikova 4
Prague 6

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DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY
Ireland
Address
Whitehall
Dublin

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ECOLE NATIONALE D'INGÉNIEURS DE TARBES
France
Address
47, Avenue D'azereix
Tarbes

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FIDIA S.P.A.
Italy
Address
Corso Lombardia, 11
San Mauro Torinese (To)

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FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FÖRDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany
Address
Hansastrasse 27 C
München

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FUNDACION FATRONIK
Spain
Address
Polígono Ibaitarte 1
Elgoibar, Gipuzkoa

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FUNDACION TEKNIKER
Spain
Address
Avda. Otaola, 20
Eibar

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INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR AUTOMATION AND MEASUREMENT
Poland
Address
Al. Jerozolimskie 202
Warszawa

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INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE EN INFORMATIQUE ET EN AUTOMATIQUE
France
Address
Domaine De Voluceau, Roquencourt - B.p. 105
Le Chesnay

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NETHERLANDS ORGANISATION FOR APPLIED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
Netherlands
Address
Schoemakersraat 97
2628 Vk Delft

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PROFACTOR PRODUKTIONSFORSCHUNGS GMBH
Austria
Address
Im Stadtgut A2
Steyr-gleink

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ROBOSOFT
France
Address
Technopole D'izarbel
Bidart

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SAKARYA UNIVERSITY
Turkey
Address
Engineering Fac.dept. Of Ind.eng. Esentepe, Campus
Sakarya

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SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC GMBH
Germany
Address
Im Teelbruch 106
Essen-kettwig

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TECHNICAL RESEARCH CENTRE OF FINLAND
Finland
Address
Vuorimiehentie 5
Espoo

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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
United Kingdom
Address
Old Schools, Trinity Lane
Cambridge

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UNIVERSITY OF HANNOVER
Germany
Address
Welfengarten 1
Hannover

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UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
United Kingdom
Address
Sackville Street
Manchester

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UNIVERSITY OF MINHO
Portugal
Address
Largo Do Paço
Braga

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UNIVERSITY OF NAPLES FEDERICO II
Italy
Address
Corso Umberto I
Naples

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UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
United Kingdom
Address
6, Kensington Terrace
Newcastle Upon Tyne

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UNIVERSITY OF PATRAS
Greece
Address
University Of Patras
Patras

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UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
United Kingdom
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Coventry

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