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Origin of the project, outreach and impact


The ConnectedFactories1 project was launched in September 2016 and was carried out in parallel with the following Factories of the Future FoF-11-2016 research and innovation projects:









In December 2019, the ConnectedFactories2 project kicked off and is closely associated to the projects of the DT-ICT-07-2018-2019 call. 


  • ZDMP Zero Defect Manufacturing Platform
  • QU4LITY Digital Reality in Zero Defect Manufacturing
  • eFactory European Connected Factory Platform for Agile Manufacturing
  • SHOP4CF Smart Human Oriented Platform for Connected Factories
  • DigiPrime Digital Platform for Circular Economy in Cross-sectorial Sustainable Value Networks
  • KYKLOS 4.0 An Advanced Circular and Agile Manufacturing Ecosystem based on rapid reconfigurable manufacturing process and individualized consumer preferences


The ConnectedFactories project also reaches out to projects, initiatives and stakeholders within and outside the FoF PPP in order to stimulate synergies and cross-fertilisation accross projects and programmes.