CloudiFacturing launched a new Second Open Call for its project. The goal is to draw your attention to the upcoming Call / Request for Proposals to initiate the creative process of generating ideas for Application Experiments. These Application Experiments are dedicated sub-projects with one year duration that are executed within the scope of CloudiFacturing. In dialogue with the CloudiFacturing partners, you can now prepare your application. The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), partner of CloudiFacturing, is the appropriate contact for the area of Northwest and Northern Europe.
From June 1st. to September 30th. 2019, start -ups, SMEs or manufacturing companies (end-users) are able to submit their applications at www.cloudifacturing.eu/open-calls-general/ . The Second Open Call submission process will be posted in the CloudiFacturing website between May and June 2019.
With our Second Open Call we are looking for innovative use cases. They shall clearly state in their proposal, their industrial impact for the involved manufacturing companies, based on their expected benefit from exploiting computational engineering and production services and workflows powered by the CloudiFacturing technology. The use cases need to be driven by the end user; in other words, a manufacturing company, preferably an SME.
“It will be a fantastic opportunity for small enterprises to enter and be part of the digitalization era and this way, to be able to face the new challenges of the future”, said Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Stork, Coordinator of the Innovation Action CloudiFacturing.
An overall European Commission contribution of roughly 700kEuros will be granted to seven or more Application Experiments that have been chosen by the selection process. On the other hand, selected proposers will have the opportunity to gather experience with HPC/Cloud Computing technologies for their specific use case; explore technical benefits; improve processes with the new information attained; leverage the CloudiFacturing Digital Marketplace being developed as a new distribution channel, among others.
For more information visit the website: http://www.cloudifacturing.eu