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The European Factories of the Future Research Association (EFFRA) is a non-for-profit, industry-driven association promoting the development of new and innovative production technologies.

The key objective of EFFRA is to promote pre-competitive research on production technologies within the European Research Area by engaging in a public-private partnership with the European Union called 'Factories of the Future'.

The partnership aims to bring together private and public resources to create an industry-led programme in research and innovation with the aim of launching hundreds of market-oriented cross-border projects throughout the European Union. Such projects will produce demonstrators and models to be applied in a wide range of manufacturing sectors.

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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).

Public Access Log In or Registration

EFFRA members can log in via the members' portal in the header of this page (then go to 'My Area' and select 'Innovation Portal').

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