A lead time is the latency between the initiation and execution of a process. For example, the lead time between the placement of an order and delivery of a new car from a manufacturer (from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead_time)


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Description ., by providing services to optimise cycle time, cost, flexibility or resource usage. In addition to the supply chain improvements, the processes inside the company can be addressed and optimised.
  Real-time event broker I Result title Real-time event broker I
  Real-time event broker II Result title Real-time event broker I
  Dissemination strategy and plan Result description The goal and impact of the projectwill lead to development of an integrated information management system (IIMS) which will optimise the internal production processes by exploiting existing data, knowledge
  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.
  Towards circular ecomomy Comments Improvements of the manufacturing process by using Process Modelling and Monitoring Framework combined with Integrated Digital Factories Models will lead to better resource management and will reduce the
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Description The project outcomes focus not only on line monitorization, but also on its control and construction in real time.
  Periodic Reporting for period 1 - ScalABLE4.0 (Scalable automation for flexible production systems) Result description System (MES), into a single cyber-physical system that offers: (1) To update the manufacturing line to customer demand and product updates with automation equipment is much quicker; (2) To shorten setup-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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  Periodic Reporting for period 1 - NIMBLE (Collaboration Network for Industry, Manufacturing, Business and Logistics in Europe) Result description Therefore, we propose new ways of managing and analysing data from many sensors, in real time and making the data actionable along the value chain.
  Architecture Comments In addition, processing of the data as it flows into the platform can be performed in real-time.
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Description Over the IoT, CPS cooperate with each other and humans in real-time. Via the Internet-of-Services, internal and cross-organisational services are utilised by participants of the value chain.
  Periodic Reporting for period 1 - DISRUPT (Decentralised architectures for optimised operations via virtualised processes and manufacturing ecosystem collaboration) Result description The envisioned DISRUPT system will lead towards resource optimisation and minimise reaction time and thus lead to a more efficient production line, as per the main economic trends of manufacturing , i.e
  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.
  Reduction of energy consumption (in %) Comments Better monitoring and optimisation in production will definitely lead to such reductions although this cannot be estimated yet; hence 5% has been placed as a lower bound.
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Description The main goal of this case is to investigate the potential of services in the Energy supplier industry and how time and cost related to processes can be reduced.
  Periodic Reporting for period 2 - ICP4Life (An Integrated Collaborative Platform for Managing the Product-Service Engineering Lifecycle) Result description Reduced lead times in product development and process planning for modular product-services by 30% ? Improved sustainability and decreased time-to-market by 20% ?
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Description allows the fast and intuitive education of employees A collaboration platform that stimulates and promotes team interactions Ubiquitous user interfaces that support all employees seamlessly in real time
  INDUSTRIAL PILOT DEMONSTRATOR 2 - SUNLIGHT – Battery Construction Industry Result description The Use Cases that are being examined within the SUNLIGHT pilot area include: 1) Real-time support activities: - Lead Acid production lines (unexpected failures) - Engineering department (real-time information
  Control technologies Taxon description Learning controllers adapt the behaviour of systems to changing environments or system degradation, taking into account constraints and considering alternatives, hereby relying on robust industrial real-time
  Business model aspects of digital platform deployment Comments This set of cutting-edge technologies provide real-time informational support for incident management, maintenance and training.
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  Intuitive programming subsystem for robots and online, dynamic motion replanning Result description Otherwise the robot has to wait for the human to clear its workspace, which would lead to a robot waiting most of the time.
  Control technologies Taxon description Learning controllers adapt the behaviour of systems to changing environments or system degradation, taking into account constraints and considering alternatives, hereby relying on robust industrial real-time
  Condition and performance monitoring Comments line process with online, automatic allocation of resources (robots, human workers, interaction components, etc.) and rapid and straightforward dynamic re-allocation as necessary considering: the real-time
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  Harmonization of generic simulation and specific parametrized models into one simulation environment Result description Apart from monitoring and optimizing typical production criteria such as degree of utilization, lead times and failure safety the simulation concept will further integrate energy and resource related aspects
  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 1 - BEinCPPS (Business Experiments in Cyber Physical Production Systems) Result description technical assessment of the prototypes as deployed in the champions has been performed with the participation of all the developers and the representatives of the five regional ecosystems, which has lead
  Rhône-Alpes Champion: The Smart Mold Result comments the real-time monitoring capabilities.
  Real-time communication capability Taxon title Real-time communication capability Search keywords time
  IEEE 802.1 TSN Taxon description (See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time-Sensitive_Networking)
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Description I-MECH will lead to improved machine performance and reliability as measured by a whole variety of parameters including response time, reliability, control bandwidth, control accuracy and error.
  Control technologies Taxon description Learning controllers adapt the behaviour of systems to changing environments or system degradation, taking into account constraints and considering alternatives, hereby relying on robust industrial real-time
  Factory Equipment/Field Device Comments Architecture (SOA) concepts will be used to achieve a high degree of configurability, scalability and interoperability of the individual components, while maintaining the reliability, safety, certifiability and time-to-market
  Connectivity & network interoperability – communication protocols Comments Architecture (SOA) concepts will be used to achieve a high degree of configurability, scalability and interoperability of the individual components, while maintaining the reliability, safety, certifiability and time-to-market

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Title A robust production/setup scheduler to cope with two uncertainty factors, the sequence-dependent setup times given as ranges and the random yield
Description Main impact in the project: - Basis of the simulation model for AD 3(ENKI) - Tool for developing a robust production/setup scheduler with two uncertainty factors, the sequence-dependent setup times given