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 Embedded Skill Executor and self-adaptation core Result title Embedded Skill Executor and self-adaptation core
 TRL7 validation of energy optimised engine assembly line pilot Result description Stage 3 for demonstrator 7.2: Results from the implementation and testing of openMOS platform on the Ford engine assembly line.
 RP 2.1 Flexible and reconfigurable Machinery and Robots Taxon description Expected tools will address challenges related to simulation and monitoring of material and energy resources consumed in these reconfigurable systems together with their self-adjustment, correction, and
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Description In WP4 Apollon will use a module design that results in reduced bill of materials, enables remanufacturing and reuse of components from modules that showed failures after assembly or have been identified
Comments Advanced manufacturing processes Technologies and enablers Eco-Solar project web site: http://ecosolar.eu.com/ High productivity and “self assembly” technologies development of conventional (joining,
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - Eco-Solar (Eco-Solar Factory - 40%plus eco-efficiency gains in the photovoltaic value chain with minimised resource and energy consumption by closed loop systems) Result description Optical system for the labelling of solar cell defects and self-learning software were programmed.
 High productivity and “self assembly” technologies development of conventional (joining, forming, machining) and new micro/nano-manufacturing processes Taxon title High productivity and “self assembly” technologies development of conventional (joining, forming, machining) and new micro/nano-manufacturing processes
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 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - OPTIMISED (Operational Planning Tool Interfacing Manufacturing Integrated Simulations with Empirical Data) Result description enterprise systems integrating factory microgrids with the external grid supply manufacturing-specific decision-making tools based on data analytics and big data industrial implementation of advanced self-aware
 System modelling, simulation and forecasting Taxon description The model represents the system itself, whereas the simulation represents the operation of the system over time.
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 Periodic Reporting for period 3 - FlexHyJoin (Flexible production cell for Hybrid Joining) Result description Laser-structured metal brackets are attached to a TP-FRPC roof stiffener located behind the B-pillar to facilitate the assembly to the car body.
 RP 1.2 Advanced joining technologies for advanced and multi-materials Taxon description High productivity and “self assembly” technologies are other challenges to reduce operational cost and to improve manufacturing competitiveness.
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Comments The elaboration of a collaboration platform increases real-time knowledge sharing, whilst gamification approaches implemented improve the attractiveness of the assembly lines.
 SatisFactory Markerless AR Assembly Training Result title SatisFactory Markerless AR Assembly Training Result description SatisFactory Markerless AR Assembly Training Result acronym SatisFactory Markerless AR Assembly Training
 Domain 3: Digital, virtual and resource-efficient factories Taxon description In the factories of the future, assets and inventories together with production and assembly lines would be dynamically designed, configured, monitored and maintained.
 Business model aspects of digital platform deployment Comments The elaboration of a collaboration platform increases real-time knowledge sharing, whilst gamification approaches implemented improve the attractiveness of the assembly lines.
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 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - FALCON (Feedback mechanisms Across the Lifecycle for Customer-driven Optimization of iNnovative product-service design) Result description 2) New business models, developed through the analysis of user feedbacks and benchmarking of other markets. (3) Innovation, enabled with product embedded information devices and context awareness for self-improvement
 System modelling, simulation and forecasting Taxon description The model represents the system itself, whereas the simulation represents the operation of the system over time.
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 Flexibility Taxon description Flexibility in manufacturing means the ability to deal with slightly or greatly mixed parts, to allow variation in parts assembly and variations in process sequence, change the production volume and
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Comments Where possible provision for self-powering these IoT devices using energy harvesting will be taken into account in order to avoid battery replacement.
 Big data mining and analytics tools I Result description To succeed in this new industry, the technologies must be highly adaptable, manageable, and in many cases even self-managed and self-configured[11], [12].
 Simulation Taxon description The model represents the system itself, whereas the simulation represents the operation of the system over time.
 System modelling, simulation and forecasting Taxon description The model represents the system itself, whereas the simulation represents the operation of the system over time.
 Human Machine Interfaces Comments Where possible provision for self-powering these IoT devices using energy harvesting will be taken into account in order to avoid battery replacement.
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Comments Lastly, an increased uptake of HRC will lead to a change in the robotics value chain itself.
 Flexibility Taxon description Flexibility in manufacturing means the ability to deal with slightly or greatly mixed parts, to allow variation in parts assembly and variations in process sequence, change the production volume and
 Supply chain and value network efficiency Comments Lastly, an increased uptake of HRC will lead to a change in the robotics value chain itself.
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Comments Z-BRE4K’s intended impact to the European manufacturing industry in the increase of the in-service efficiency by 24% High productivity and “self assembly” technologies development of conventional
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - Z-BRE4K (Strategies and Predictive Maintenance models wrapped around physical systems for Zero-unexpected-Breakdowns and increased operating life of Factories) Result description The impact of Z-BRE4K to the European manufacturing industry, but also the society itself, can be summarised in the following (with a horizon of 4 years after project ends): (i) increase of the in-service
 High productivity and “self assembly” technologies development of conventional (joining, forming, machining) and new micro/nano-manufacturing processes Taxon title High productivity and “self assembly” technologies development of conventional (joining, forming, machining) and new micro/nano-manufacturing processes
 RP 1.3 Automated production of thermoset and thermoplastic composite structures/products Taxon description High productivity and “self assembly” technologies are other challenges to reduce operational cost and to improve manufacturing competitiveness.
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Comments Manufacturing performance characteristics Circular economy Environmental sustainability Advanced manufacturing processes Technologies and enablers Replication, Equipment for flexible scalable prod/Assembly
 Pilot cell for aeronautics assembly Result title Pilot cell for aeronautics assembly
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - THOMAS (Mobile dual arm robotic workers with embedded cognition for hybrid and dynamically reconfigurable manufacturing systems) Result description The first demonstration from the automotive sector will involve the flexible assembly of a car?
 Replication, Equipment for flexible scalable prod/Assembly , Coatings Taxon title Replication, Equipment for flexible scalable prod/Assembly , Coatings
 Domain 3: Digital, virtual and resource-efficient factories Taxon description In the factories of the future, assets and inventories together with production and assembly lines would be dynamically designed, configured, monitored and maintained.
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Description A demonstration in automotive will involve the dexterous assembly of flexible parts by dual arm robots in cooperation with humans.
Comments Robotized Assembly Process Using Dual Arm Robot.
 Dual arm for assembly of a vehicle Hydraulic pump Result title Dual arm for assembly of a vehicle Hydraulic pump
 Onsite programming tool Result description X-act applied this exploitable results in the Pre-assembly line of Automotive industry, for the assembly of the vehicle dashboard.
 Intuitive HMI Result description X-act applied this exploitable results in the Pre-assembly line of Automotive industry, for the assembly of the vehicle dashboard.
 Flexibility Taxon description Flexibility in manufacturing means the ability to deal with slightly or greatly mixed parts, to allow variation in parts assembly and variations in process sequence, change the production volume and
 Intelligent machinery components, actuators and end-effectors Comments Robotized Assembly Process Using Dual Arm Robot.
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Title Seamless Human-Robot Cooperation for Intelligent, Flexible and Safe Operations in the Assembly Factories of the Future
Description A second demonstration will focus on capital goods assembly and the last one on the white goods industry for sealer’s assembly.
Comments systems - Integrators/designers of human robot collaborative stations - Programmers of robotic application in hybrid assembly systems using newly developed programming methods - Assembly operators
 Mobile robot for intelligent intra-logistics & Planning algorithms for mobile logistics Result description This robot assists the human operators by timely supplying material parts to assembly line stations.
 Replication, Equipment for flexible scalable prod/Assembly , Coatings Taxon title Replication, Equipment for flexible scalable prod/Assembly , Coatings
 Flexibility Taxon description Flexibility in manufacturing means the ability to deal with slightly or greatly mixed parts, to allow variation in parts assembly and variations in process sequence, change the production volume and
 Number of new skills and/or job profles Comments systems - Integrators/designers of human robot collaborative stations - Programmers of robotic application in hybrid assembly systems using newly developed programming methods - Assembly operators
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Title AUTOnomous co-operative machines for highly RECONfigurable assembly operations of the future
Description A demonstration in the automotive industry will involve the live reconfiguration of an assembly line in the case of a simulated breakdown.
Comments TUENKERS Number of new skills and/or job profles Additional KPIs - Production planner for reconfigurable assembly lines - Integrators/designers of mobile robot enabled stations - Programmers of robotic
 Reconfigurable assembly cell - AUTOMOTIVE Industry demonstrator Result title Reconfigurable assembly cell - AUTOMOTIVE Industry demonstrator Result acronym Reconfigurable assembly cell - AUTOMOTIVE Industry demonstrator
 Mobile robotic manipulator Result description The solution developed in this project combines 2 major Key enabling features: The mobility of the platform is omnidirectional, meaning that the robot can move in all the directions and rotate about himself
 Flexibility Taxon description Flexibility in manufacturing means the ability to deal with slightly or greatly mixed parts, to allow variation in parts assembly and variations in process sequence, change the production volume and
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Description ComMUnion will rely on a robot-based approach enabling on-line inspection for layer-to-layer self-adjustment of the process.
Comments methods Made In Europe - Draft R&I Objectives Specific Objective 1: Excellent, responsive and smart factories & supply chains Communion has contributed developing a Quality diagnosis system supporting a self
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - ComMUnion (Net-shape joining technology to manufacture 3D multi-materials components based on metal alloys and thermoplastic composites) Result description ComMUnion will rely on a robot-based approach enabling on-line inspection for layer-to-layer self-adjustment of the process.
 RP 1.2 Advanced joining technologies for advanced and multi-materials Taxon description High productivity and “self assembly” technologies are other challenges to reduce operational cost and to improve manufacturing competitiveness.
 RP 1.3 Automated production of thermoset and thermoplastic composite structures/products Taxon description High productivity and “self assembly” technologies are other challenges to reduce operational cost and to improve manufacturing competitiveness.
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Description The worker him/herself gets feedback of his performance and skills, which supports continuous learning and competence development.
 Factory2Fit Worker Feedback Dashboard Result description Factory2Fit Worker Feedback Dashboard provides personal feedback to factory workers regarding their well-being and work performance outcomes with the objective to improve job satisfaction and create self-awareness
 Domain 3: Digital, virtual and resource-efficient factories Taxon description In the factories of the future, assets and inventories together with production and assembly lines would be dynamically designed, configured, monitored and maintained.
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Comments economy Environmental sustainability Methods for handling of parts, metrology and inspection Technologies and enablers Advanced manufacturing processes Replication, Equipment for flexible scalable prod/Assembly
 Energy-Optimal scheduling and control of multi-robot automated assembly Result title Energy-Optimal scheduling and control of multi-robot automated assembly Result description Fully automated assembly station with 5 industrial robots, a conveyor system, smart AGVs and a centralized PLC, integrated with a manual assembly station.
 Energy-efficient high precision assembly of aerospace components Result acronym AREUS AEROSPACE ASSEMBLY
 Replication, Equipment for flexible scalable prod/Assembly , Coatings Taxon title Replication, Equipment for flexible scalable prod/Assembly , Coatings
 System modelling, simulation and forecasting Taxon description The model represents the system itself, whereas the simulation represents the operation of the system over time.
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Title Adaptive Automation in Assembly For BLUE collar workers satisfaction in Evolvable context
Description Furthermore, A4BLUE will provide methods and tools to determine the optimal degree of automation of the new assembly processes by combining and balancing social and economic criteria to maximize long term
Comments both assembly and logistic robots.
 Modular and Functional Architecture of the A4BLUE platform for adaptive assembly system ? Final Version Result title Modular and Functional Architecture of the A4BLUE platform for adaptive assembly system ? Final Version
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - A4BLUE (Adaptive Automation in Assembly For BLUE collar workers satisfaction in Evolvable context) Result description Initial prototype of an assistance tool to support knowledge sharing in the assembly of the main landing gear extraction actuator. ?
 Flexibility Taxon description Flexibility in manufacturing means the ability to deal with slightly or greatly mixed parts, to allow variation in parts assembly and variations in process sequence, change the production volume and
 R&I Objective 4.3: Human & technology complementarity and excellence in manufacturing Comments both assembly and logistic robots.
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Comments This will generate a maintenance aware production schedule optimising the production process itself as well as the management of manufacturing resources and maintenance teams.
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - SERENA (VerSatilE plug-and-play platform enabling remote pREdictive mainteNAnce) Result description A generic self-adjusted analytics service has been implemented which will be tested and refined through the different use cases up to its full validation in the final demonstrator test-bed. 8.
 System modelling, simulation and forecasting Taxon description The model represents the system itself, whereas the simulation represents the operation of the system over time.
 Scheduling Comments This will generate a maintenance aware production schedule optimising the production process itself as well as the management of manufacturing resources and maintenance teams.
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 RP 2.1 Flexible and reconfigurable Machinery and Robots Taxon description Expected tools will address challenges related to simulation and monitoring of material and energy resources consumed in these reconfigurable systems together with their self-adjustment, correction, and
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Description Our concept is to DISRUPT that pyramid by utilising the capabilities offered by modern ICT to facilitate (i) in-depth (self-)monitoring of machines and processes, (ii) decision support and decentralised
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - DISRUPT (Decentralised architectures for optimised operations via virtualised processes and manufacturing ecosystem collaboration) Result description support and decentralised (self-) adjustment of production, (iii)...
 Simulation Taxon description The model represents the system itself, whereas the simulation represents the operation of the system over time.
 System modelling, simulation and forecasting Taxon description The model represents the system itself, whereas the simulation represents the operation of the system over time.
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Description supports such transition in the capital goods industries by developing and experimenting conceptual tools, with three practical demonstrators in the transportation (lift truck), machine tools and robotics assembly
 Domain 3: Digital, virtual and resource-efficient factories Taxon description In the factories of the future, assets and inventories together with production and assembly lines would be dynamically designed, configured, monitored and maintained.
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Description Learning from previous experiences during displacement, tool grasping, part localisation and the manufacturing process itself, the robot will improve its performance.
Comments The Naval Sector applications sets the bar one step higher, as robot mobility along the workshops must be added in order to find a workpiece bigger than the robotic system itself.
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - COROMA (Cognitively enhanced robot for flexible manufacturing of metal and composite parts) Result description The COROMA modular platform is an innovative development in itself: the project is developing seven modules to improve the performance of already existing robotic systems: ?
 Flexibility Taxon description Flexibility in manufacturing means the ability to deal with slightly or greatly mixed parts, to allow variation in parts assembly and variations in process sequence, change the production volume and
 Specific use case requirements Comments The Naval Sector applications sets the bar one step higher, as robot mobility along the workshops must be added in order to find a workpiece bigger than the robotic system itself.
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Title Symbiotic Human-Robot Collaborative Assembly: Technologies, Innovations and Competitiveness
Comments assembly industry" Safety policies for collaborative robotics Number of new skills and/or job profles Additional KPIs Smart Robot operators Smart robot cell developer
 Demonstrator 2: Human-Robot Collaboration on Aircraft Rib Assembly Result title Demonstrator 2: Human-Robot Collaboration on Aircraft Rib Assembly Result acronym Aircraft Rib Assembly
 Demonstrator 3: Human-Robot Collaboration - Mass Balance System Assembly Result description Volvo will make use of Symbio-TIC for part of their engine assembly process within the wider assembly line.
 Flexibility Taxon description Flexibility in manufacturing means the ability to deal with slightly or greatly mixed parts, to allow variation in parts assembly and variations in process sequence, change the production volume and
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Description To reinforce the self-sufficiency, portability and plug-and-produce features the project focuses on energy harvester devices and wireless communication bridges.
 Demonstrator 5: One Station Fixture with an Integrated Self-Tuning Eddy-Current Damper Installed in SORALUCE SV6000 Milling Machine Machining Steel C45 Parts Result title Demonstrator 5: One Station Fixture with an Integrated Self-Tuning Eddy-Current Damper Installed in SORALUCE SV6000 Milling Machine Machining Steel C45 Parts
 Demonstrator 9: Wireless Communicated High-Speed Spindle Result description It has been shown that the generator assembly inside the spindle is able to provide energy. The only restriction has been a problem with the conditioning electronics.