About iPRODUCE

The Horizon 2020 project iPRODUCE - “A Social Manufacturing Framework for Streamlined Multi- stakeholder Open Innovation Missions in Consumer Goods Sectors” (2020-2022) will develop a novel social manufacturing platform to enable multi-stakeholder interaction and collaboration to support user- driven open-innovation and co-creation.

Concept

The iPRODUCE project introduces a novel social manufacturing platform (SMF) that embraces manufacturing companies in the consumer goods sector, their associations/ networks, Fablabs/ makers spaces, DIY communities and various other innovation players at the local level.

Objectives

The objectives of iPRODUCE are centred around several key concepts, namely: platforms and tools, establishing collaborative Manufacturing Demonstration Facilities (cMDFs), defining a SMF, developing business models and IPR, fostering integration and promoting open innovation challenges.

Workplan

iPRODUCE is structured into 10 Work Packages, that will address activities ranging from the identification of business challenges in social manufacturing to the establishment and improvement of cMDFs, and from defining core services for the social manufacturing platform to the validation and evaluation of the social manufacturing space.

Our cMDFs

Open innovation and co-creation activities will be carried out in six pilot cMDFs located in different countries: France, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Germany and Greece. These cMDFs will address various sectors, including furniture, automotive, medical, electronics and microelectronics.

Project News

AIDIMME will showcase iPRODUCE at the Hábitat Fair

AIDIMME will showcase iPRODUCE at the Hábitat Fair

Hábitat Fair - “International Furniture & Lighting Fair” will be happening at the Feria Valencia between 20 and 23 September 2022.  This fair is a showcase of the world of creativity, innovation and design made in Spain. Its commercial offer integrates all...

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i-NOVATION competition results

i-NOVATION competition results

The Italian cMDF competition - i-NOVATION - closed on 31 May 2022, with several good ideas having been submitted. In total, eight applications were submitted: one from a research centre, one from an SME and six from groups of individuals (in total 19 people took part...

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The cMDF training platform

The cMDF training platform

The Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), one of the iPRODUCE project partners, developed the cMDF training platform, a software tool.

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iPRODUCE cMDFs

Open innovation and co-creation activities will be carried out in six pilot cMDFs located in different countries: France, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Germany and Greece. These cMDF will address various sectors, including furniture, automotive, medical, electronics and microelectronics.

Upcoming Events

20

September

Valencia, Spain
Hábitat Fair
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28

September

Bydgoszcz, Poland
INNOFORM®2022
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