(SMART MANUFACTURING PARIS SACLAY)
organized by the Systematic cluster
Discover innovation and industry 4.0 where they are created day after day, by becoming one of the 48 VIPs entitled to this very special tour of the leading R&D sites in the country.
The Factory of the Future Tour
is an opportunity to discover the industry of tomorrow through a presentation of new technologies and various innovative development models.
Spots are limited. Once your registration has been approved, you will receive the definitive confirmation of your spot on this exceptional tour by e-mail.
A future center of excellence in digital technology, focused on artificial intelligence, smart manufacturing, cyber-physical systems and digital trust.
The DIGIHALL project aims to create a major venue for scientific and technological research in the field of digital technology, involving the current actors in Nano-INNOV, in an emblematic location that will host the Paris-Region Systematic Cluster, the SystemX institute for technological research, CEA-List, Télécom ParisTech, Télécom SudParis and the head office of Inria.
DIGIHALL intends to become the guarantor of a strong and competitive industry at the vanguard of societal and economic challenges, thanks to the innovative entanglement and grouping together of new digital technologies in a single location that will attract the very best talents.
1,500 researchers will work in a location that brings together academic and industrial actors. This will contribute to the impetus of the Paris-Saclay hub in the realm of digital technology, driven by the leading players from higher education and research. DIGIHALL will offer a scientific melting pot of excellence and key technological platforms.
DIGIHALL may also welcome some new vehicles of open innovation, such as the Design Spot and the showroom of the University of Paris-Saclay.
Your host during the visit will be Philippe Watteau, Director of the CEA Tech List Institute, who will share our vision of the Factory of the Future with you. The CEA, SystemX and the Paris-Region Systematic Cluster will then present their dedicated Factory of the Future tours as part of their joint Digihall Days event.
Additive Factory Hub (AFH):
A tool to support the development of industry through additive manufacturing
The Additive Factory Hub (AFH) initiative's goal is to innovate, develop and integrate additive manufacturing, all in the same place. Located at Digiteo-Saclay, the AFH platform organizes the players in research from the Paris-Saclay Campus and the Île-de-France region in an additive manufacturing industrial ecosystem in order to rise to the major industrial and economic challenges involved. AFH is an open and shared platform that enables its members and partners to unite their expertise and high-performance equipment in projects ranging from fundamental research to industrial applications.
The Additive Factory Hub:
• €40 million over 5 years
• 15 additive manufacturing systems: instrumented test benches, open machines, industrial equipment.
• More than 400 m² in 2018
• More than 15 member organizations, companies and partners
Additive manufacturing – or 3D printing – is at the very heart of the changing modes of producing and working in the industry of the future. Additive manufacturing is strategically important and is revolutionizing the industrial challenges of manufacturing and formatting, with new geometries, lighter materials and structures, augmented functionality, personalized parts and improved performance and logistics.
Supported by the Cetim, and operated jointly with the CEA, both of which are founding members of the “Industrie du Futur” Alliance, the Additive Factory Hub is also intended to spread information, and to train and support industrial manufacturers through technology transfers to SMEs. The platform is also fully aligned with the Smart Industry strategy of the Île-de-France region. Finally, and in keeping with the roadmap of the “Industrie du Futur” Alliance, the Additive Factory Hub structures the ecosystem of additive manufacturing and heightens the visibility of French know-how on an international scale.
This academic and industrial consortium pools its resources to develop concrete solutions for the industry of the future (the flexible digital factory, physical or cognitive operator assistance, automation of production and inspection processes).
First and foremost, Factory Lab is an innovation platform, a “project factory”, controlled by companies that deploy technologies in their means of production. These companies express a series of common and concrete needs, interests and problems to be solved that are illustrated by industrial use cases. Factory Lab is a place where the end users can meet the ecosystem, represented by technology providers, major groups and SMEs. With the financial support of major groups, the platform is a fertile venue for SMEs, where they can grow in response to real industrial needs. Factory Lab provides them with an environment that is favorable to the integration of their technological solutions in hardware or software “workshops”. It is a place where they can conduct industrial feasibility trials by integrating mature technologies and more quickly integrate the technologies of the industry of the future by manufacturers.
The Factory Lab platform focuses on four technological aspects of industrial innovation that are crucial to the industry of the future:
• The flexible digital factory
• Physical assistance for operators
• Automation of manufacturing and inspection processes
• Cognitive assistance for operators
The highly collaborative short projects (6 to 18 months) call on three categories of actors:
• Industrial end users that specify their needs in a roadmap shared by the Factory Lab platform;
• Industrial integrators and technology providers that supply the hardware building blocks and the mature software required to implement the projects;
• Technological research laboratories that provide innovative technological building blocks to support the technological development of the suppliers and integrators.
The Factory Lab:
• €40 million over 5 years
• 20 projects and demonstrators per year
• Projects lasting between 6 and 24 months
• Six partner SMEs for batch#1