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EXPANDI 4.0

Hub information

EDIH Title

Expanding Digitalisation of Industry (4.0) in Slovakia

Geographical scope

National

Information

info@expandi40.sk

Description

Slovakia urgently needs new impulses to re-establish its competitiveness in digital age. EXPANDI 4.0 shall support companies, regional and national institutions and policy makers - in finding the adequate technological solutions for implementation of I4.0. We share a vision of raising the level of industry digitalisation in Slovakia. Besides understanding the underlying technologies such as IoT, Big Data, AR/VR, AI, ML, sensor systems, robotics, additive manufacturing, predictive smart maintenance, etc. from numerous implementations done by partners of EXPANDI, we gained extensive experience in supporting companies in implementation projects, preceded by proving their concepts in test environments and boosting innovations by various measures. The digitalisation projects must be driven by clear objectives to increase their competitiveveness. A dedicated group of sales-experts will establish leads and follow-up contacts with companies and public entities to offer them services of our EDIH and reach the targeted numbers of supported entities. We will provide them with digital proof that the concepts fit their expectations and help them to find the necessary financing. We shall assist with education of key company staff and we shall help the whole ecosystem to grow. The provided services will focus on 4 main pillars: Trest before invest -Skills and Education -Support in Finding Investments -Ecosystem and Training EXPANDI 4.0 shall use the financial support of EU and national resources, the tools and measures provided by Digital Technology Accelerator (DTA) and the collective knowledge within EDIHs network to help numerous Slovak companies: - to stay globally competitive, resilient and environmentally sustainable; - to develop competitive manufacturing skills of digital age; - to become part of a powerful innovation ecosystem.

Coordinator information

Contractual contact information

Artur BOBOVNICKY
+421905985937

Operational contact information

Artur BOBOVNICKY
+421905985937

Coordinator address

Bajkalska 27
827 99 Bratislava
Slovakia

Coordinator Business name

SIEA SLOVAK ENERGY AGENCY

Coordinator Legal name

Coordinator department

Department
Innovations

Market and services

Technologies

Simulation engineering and modelling
5/5
Additive manufacturing
5/5
Artificial Intelligence & Decision support
3/5
Big data
4/5
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)
1/5
Cloud Services
4/5
Communication network
3/5
Cyber-physical systems
5/5
Cybersecurity
5/5
Digital twins
5/5
Human computer interaction
4/5
Internet of Things
4/5
Laser-based manufacturing and materials processing
3/5
Logistics
4/5
Robotics
5/5
Sensors & Vision Processing Systems
5/5

Sectors

Automotive
5/5
Defence
4/5
Polymers and plastics
4/5
Manufacturing and processing
5/5
Metal working and industrial production
5/5
NMP Non-Metallic Materials & basic processes
3/5

Services

Vocational training
5/5
Finance
4/5
Prototyping
5/5
Technological innovation
5/5
SME support
4/5
Public sector innovation
3/5

Beneficiaries

Contact Name Role Country Address Business Name Legal Name Participant Type Website
Martin Morhac Partner Slovakia Bojnicka 3, 831 04 Bratislava, Slovakia SOVA Digital a.s. PRC http://www.sova.sk
Frantisek Duchon Partner Slovakia Ilkovicova 2961/3, 84104 Bratislava, Slovakia NATIONAL CENTRE OF ROBOTICS REC http://www.nacero.sk
Alzbeta Podobova Partner Slovakia Tovarenska 1, 018 41 Dubnica nad vahom, Slovakia MATADOR INDUSTRIES AS PRC http://industries.matador-group.eu
Martin Lohnert Partner Slovakia Plynarenska 5, 829 75 Bratislava, Slovakia SOITRON Group SE PRC https://www.soitrongroup.com/
Adriana Bendova Partner Slovakia Bojnická 3, 831 04 Bratislava, Slovakia I4UM PRC http://www.industry4um.sk