Open Call Announcement for the CloudiFacturing Project Wave 2 Experiments

The CloudiFacturing project is a European Innovation Action (IA) under the Horizon 2020 Factories of the Future (FoF). The main objective of the CloudiFacturing project is to boost competitiveness of European manufacturers by optimizing production processes using Cloud/HPC-based modelling and simulation. The project brings together the results of two previously completed projects, CloudFlow and CloudSME. The CloudiFacturing project is looking …

Cloudification of Production Engineering for Predictive Digital Manufacturing

The Cloudifacturing project is an Innovation Action funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon2020 Programme. The project started in October 2017 and will conclude in March 2021. The consortium includes 33 partners from industry and academia. The coordinator of the Cloudifacturing project is André Stork, from the Fraunhofer Institute (Germany). The main objective of the Cloudifacturing project …

Successful End to the First Year of CloudSME

Introduction Small-to-medium sized manufacturing and engineering enterprises considering product development or process optimisation simulation find it prohibitively expensive to access such products and services, often requiring a considerable commitment of time alongside a high financial barrier to entry. The use of simulation requires expertise, infrastructure procurement and ongoing maintenance costs, not to mention software licensing and consultancy fees which often …