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'Factories of the Future 2020': Roadmap 2014-2020

The 'Factories of the Future' public-private partnership (PPP) under Horizon 2020 is centred on the priorities of ‘Factories of the Future 2020’, an ambitious and far-sighted strategic multi-annual research roadmap produced by EFFRA.

‘Factories of the Future 2020’ is the basis for research call topics and the overall direction of research in the ‘Factories of the Future’ public-private partnership under Horizon 2020

Over Twenty EFFRA Speakers at Industrial Technologies 2014

Athens, 11 April. Europe’s Industrial Technologies 2014 conference saw a high level of participation by EFFRA members as it gathered experts from across Europe to discuss topics under the theme ‘Smart Growth through Research and Innovation’.

This leading conference saw over twenty speakers from EFFRA present on a wide variety of ‘Factories of the Future’ related topics including resource-efficient factories, up-scaling to demonstrators and pilot lines, education and skills for industrial competitiveness, innovating products for regional growth and re-industrialisation.

Project Information

MIDEMMA will give a global solution for the ‘zero defect’ approach in micro-manufacturing, with a focus on the aspects that are specific to micro-manufacturing. More...


EFFRA is Europe's leading production research-focused association. Our members play an active role in shaping Europe's production research agenda - explore the benefits of membership here.

Innovation Portal

Our Innovation Portal is a unique resource combining a project database with community building and ‘mapping’ functions (allowing users to map projects on our ‘Factories of the Future 2020’ priorities).

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