The project Factory-in-a-day aims at improving the competitiveness of European manufacturing SMEs by removing the primary obstacle for robot automation: installation time and installation cost.
Project objective: Reduce system integration time to one day The objective of this project is to marginalize the system integration cost by reducing the system integration time to one single day. The resultant 50% price reduction of fully integrated
Problem: SME’s under-utilize robotics High wages of industry workers in (Western) Europe make it hard for industries and especially SMEs to bring products to the global market that can compete with low-wage countries such as China and India. These companies
On January 28 and 29th, 2015 the consortium will meet at the KU Leuven for the Factory-in-a-day project meeting. We will discuss the latest progress and next steps.
How does the robotic skin work? And why do robots need a skin at all? These are just a few of the questions, the staff members of the Institute of Cognitive System/TUM discussed with the visitors of the Deutsche Museum
Martijn Wisse, coordinator of Factory-in-a-day (TU Delft) will present Factory-in-a-day at the Machine bouw event in Leuseden on December 3, 2014. The program and more details are available here: http://machinebouwevent.nl/programma/