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Project Cluster and Wider Context


The ConnectedFactories project is closely associated to the Factories of the Future FoF-11-2016 research and innovation projects.  


Six projects are focussing on digital platforms for factory automation:






Four projects focussing on supply chains and logistics:




The ConnectedFactories project has already involved more projects within and outside the FoF PPP within its activities to stimulate synergies and cross-fertilisation.


ConnectedFactories produced a document that provides an overview of programmes and initiatives that are within the wider scope of its activities.  You can download it here.


The ConnectedFactories project facilitates meetings among these projects twice a year and will support exchange of information on standards and standardisation, state-of-the-art platforms, CPS legacy system integration, common API and SDKs, interoperability aspects, core ICT technologies, business models and ecosystems, and other topics of relevance.


Furthermore, the ConnectedFactories project also involves all projects when appropriate in the different work packages of the CSA, e.g. the scenario building.


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 723777.