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Scaling of midsized, patented, low energy, light weight, highly efficient actuator to meet the demands of smaller and larger scale applications

Scaling of midsized, patented, low energy, light weight, highly efficient actuator to meet the demands of smaller and larger scale applications

Objective

Buiding on our highly successful SME Instument Phase 1 Project, The Smart Actuator Company Ltd develops smart, RIFT Driven® actuators. Our first was delivered to market in Q3-2013.

The system is proven to use 25% less copper, be 80% lighter and 75% more energy efficient than our competitors. Early success means that the first two years production scheduling is already sold to 90% capacity and The Smart Actuator Company now own global rights for the use of RIFT Technology in electrically powered actuators.

Put simply, we believe our technology is a game changing product capable of delivering benefits worldwide by dramatically reducing;

• energy required to automate everyday tasks in many applications
• volume of raw materials, including copper and magnets, used to manufacture automated systems
• inventory and therefore administration complexity
• weight, thereby reducing fuel use in logistics and shipping
• Carbon Footprint in manufacturing and distribution
• need for sourcing manufacturing capability outside Europe
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Coordinator

THE SMART ACTUATOR COMPANY LTD

Address

First Floor Shaw House 110-114 Barnards Green Road
Wr14 3nd Malvern

United Kingdom

Activity type

Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

EU Contribution

€ 2 287 620,13

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 685082

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 August 2015

  • End date

    31 July 2017

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.3.

H2020-EU.2.3.1.

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 122 286,65

  • EU contribution

    € 2 287 620,13

Coordinated by:

THE SMART ACTUATOR COMPANY LTD

United Kingdom

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