Courtesy of Project Symbioptima
Published: 26 February 2017
Written by Luigi Grillo, Silvia Vergani and Gaetano Calabrò (Paradox Engineering SA)
Manufacturing companies around the world are leveraging data generated from fully-instrumented plants to improve productivity and adjust processes, but also to reduce consumption of key resources such as energy, water and raw materials. The Internet of Things paradigm enables a smarter way to monitor production assets, and wireless networks are critical for implementing advanced sensor architectures to closely monitor key parameters such as temperature, pressure, emissions and vibrations, thus achieving greater control over plants performance and sustainability indicators. (read more ...)
The kick-off meeting of the project DEMETO (dem3to - Modular, scalable and high-performance DE-polymerization by MicrowavE TechnolOgy) was planned to be held on September 28th, at European Plastic Converters in Bruxelles.
The concept and implementation of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) in industrial manufacturing is, by definition, a multi-disciplinary research challenge, where the digital extension of manufacturing assets, represented through the so-called digital twin, must be equally sustained by a methodological and technological change at control-level. (read more ...)
For the launch the Horizon2020 European Initiative Daedalus, an international public event has been organised in Milan at La Gare Hotel on 18-19 October. (read more ...)