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Pilot Factory for 3D High Precision MID Assemblies

Objective

Due to the high potential of miniaturization and integration, with regard to the innovation degree, quality and sustainability requirements, the 21st century looks forward to the integration of new functions on plastic parts to produce smart plastic products, as markets are requiring traceability, security, communication as well as ergonomics.
So called “Molded Interconnected Devices” (MID) basically combine all the features of molded plastic parts with electrical conductive circuitry and electronics components assembly directly on the plastic packaging. MID lead finally to highly integrated multimaterial and multifunctional 3D compact systems. With a 20% of growth per year since 2008, MID is the tomorrow’s converging technology for electronics and plastics.
To achieve advanced high precision and high quality 3D micro systems, the EU industry is facing the following MIDs bottlenecks:
- to be able to manufacture high precision 3D micro-parts integration plastics and electronics, including 3D plastic system carrier, 3D-conductive tracks and 3D electronics component assembly
- to be able to reduce the manufacturing cost by 50% in order for EU industry to be competitive with low-wage countries,
- to provide the industry with reliable, robust and in-line controlled manufacturing processes for plastics and electronics converging technologies.
3D-HiPMAS will overcome these challenges by providing the EU industry with a pilot factory based on 4 key technological building blocks enabling the manufacturing of low costs and high precision 3D multi-materials parts:
A. 3D high precision plastics micro-parts
B. 3D high definition conductive tracks
C. 3D precision electronics components assembly
D. 3D reliable and robust online monitoring and quality inspection system
E. These 4 technologies will be integrated in order to launch the future EU pilot factory
The consortium is composed of all key actors from the value chain, from the material manufacturer to the end-user

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /social sciences/other social sciences/social sciences interdisciplinary/sustainable development

Call for proposal

FP7-2012-NMP-ICT-FoF
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Funding Scheme

CP-FP - Small or medium-scale focused research project

Coordinator

HAHN-SCHICKARD-GESELLSCHAFT FUER ANGEWANDTE FORSCHUNG E.v.
Address
Wilhelm-schickard-strasse 10
78052 Villingen
Germany
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 721 750
Administrative Contact
Anke Ihle-Benz (Ms.)

Participants (11)

LPKF LASER & ELECTRONICS AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 300 108
Address
Osteriede 7
30827 Garbsen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Roman Ostholt (Dr.)
PHOTONIC SCIENCE LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 411 441
Address
Millham Mountfield
TN32 5LA Robertsbridge
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Daniel Frederic Alexandre Brau (Mr.)
HAECKER AUTOMATION GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 349 495
Address
Inselsbergstrasse 17
99891 Schwarzhausen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Uwe Schulz (Mr.)
RADIALL
France
EU contribution
€ 228 903
Address
25 Rue Madeleine Vionnet
93300 Aubervilliers
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Emilie Fond (Mrs.)
PRAGMA INDUSTRIES
France
EU contribution
€ 109 471
Address
Zone Artisanale La Negresse 40 Rue Chapelet
64200 Biarritz
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Pierre Forte (Mr.)
Phonak AG
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 163 633
Address
Laubisruetistrasse 28
8712 Staefa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Erdal Karamuk (Dr.)
CENTRE TECHNIQUE INDUSTRIEL DE LA PLASTURGIE ET DES COMPOSITES
France
EU contribution
€ 485 100
Address
Rue Pierre Et Marie Curie 2
01100 Bellignat
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Dominique Abeille (Ms.)
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
EU contribution
€ 325 066
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Yves Hussenot (Mr.)
PLASTIPOLIS
France
EU contribution
€ 113 076
Address
180 Rue Pierre Et Marie Curie Maison Des Entreprises
01115 Bellignat
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Patrick Vuillermoz (Mr.)
ENSINGER GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 110 200
Address
Rudolf Diesel Strasse 8
71154 Nufringen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Steffani Kollinger
RAYCE SARL
France
EU contribution
€ 181 357
Address
Rue Alexandre Freund 3
68300 Saint-louis
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Silvia Cestaro (Mrs.)