BIFOCALPS

Boosting Innovation in Factory of the future value Chain in the Alps

BIFOCALPS

ViaMéca is partner of the BIFOCALps project since November 2016. This projects aims to boost collaboration and synergies among main actors of the Alpine region innovation system for a sustainbale, smart and competitive development of the value chain of manufacturing sector towards Factory of the Future (FoF) practices. In 2017, ViaMéca alongside Grenoble INP have coordinated a work package devoted to identify best practices and gain better knowledge on successful and sustainable implementation of 4.0 technologies. On November 28th 2017, a regional workshop was held in Saint-Etienne in order to present the results of this activity.

Program Interreg Alpine Space
Project duration 24 months
Project title Boosting Innovation in Factory of the future value Chain in the Alps
Project acronym BIFOCAlps
Start date 01/11/2016
Closure date 31/10/2018
Total budget 1 619 240,00 EUR
ERDF contribution 1 376 354,00 EUR
Website http://www.alpine-space.eu/projects/bifocalps/en/home
Partners Pordenone Technology Centre (ITA) University of Udine (ITA) Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH (AT) Technology Park Ljubljana Ltd. (SLO) National Research Council of Italy (ITA) Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (AT) Soča Valley Development Centre (SLO) bwcon GmbH (GER) Italian-German Chamber of Commerce Munich-Stuttgart (GER) Grenoble INP (FRA) ViaMéca (FRA)