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

Danish cMDF holds its 1st women makers’ meeting

Danish cMDF holds its 1st women makers’ meeting

On 7 October 2020, the Danish cMDF held another workshop activity, this time focusing on expanding the use-case demographic, by holding a women makers’ workshop. With a total of 14 attendees, the Danish cMDF partners presented the iPRODUCE project and discussed...

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Save the Date: iPRODUCE online event

Save the Date: iPRODUCE online event

Save the Date! -- Register here -- iPRODUCE will be holding its first large event next 26 November 2020 from 09h30 to 12h00 CET (Brussels time). The title of the event is The social manufacturing paradigm: co-creating with manufacturers, maker spaces and consumers....

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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

28

October

Maker Space Bonn, Kennedyallee 18, D-53175 Bonn
German cMDF | Innovating in maker spaces: 3D-Printing for giveaways – X-mas special
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26

November

Online (registration in the description)
iPRODUCE online event | The social manufacturing paradigm: co-creating with manufacturers, maker spaces and consumers
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